BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT LEAD, BUSINESS PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT
Expertise and passion in employee wellbeing and personal development to support engagement and organizational effectiveness. Examples include introducing mindfulness into the workplace, facilitation of resilience workshops, and coaching with a focus on both left-brain and right-brain thinking. 15 years of experience in the application of statistics and 5 years of experience teaching introductory and business statistics, leveraging interpersonal, project management, communication, and analytical skills. Proven record of accurate translation of questions into testable hypotheses, appropriate analysis of data, and interpretation/communication and contextualization of results. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and deliver accurate results within tight timelines.
Personal & Relationship Development
Management of Multiple Projects
April 2014 to Current
GlaxoSmithKlineCollegeville, PABusiness Engagement Lead, Business Planning and Engagement
Developed and deployed organisational business engagement narrative, strategy, and plan in alignment with strategy of parent organization.
Partnered with senior leaders to develop and actively support its implementation.
Synthesized various communications into news articles and managed website content.
Co-organized global Wellbeing Week.
Volunteered as co-lead in local region, planned multiple events across sites.
Led resilience session and coordinated intentional creativity watercolor workshop.
Coach GSK employees.
Trained and deployed as internal coach, enabling others to develop the ability to make decisions with increased self-awareness, emotional intelligence, and intuition.
August 2005 to Current
Principal Statistician, Statistical Consulting Group
Collaborated with biologists to design animal and cell-based studies.
Performed statistical & graphical analysis, reporting and interpretation of results to non-statisticians.
Volunteered for special projects impacting the larger organization in areas of wellbeing and development.
Developed strategy to revitalize the global workplace.
Trained in innovative thinking/behaviors from WhatIf.
Visited trendsetters (Google, Bloomberg, Anthropologie) and interviewed experts across industries and disciplines to discover insights between behaviors and physical space/amenities.
Collaborated with 8-member team to develop strategies to shape future amenities globally, with the intention of increasing collaboration, creativity, and productivity.
Delivered speech recounting journey to over 100 senior leaders.
The recommendations are currently being implemented across all major R&D sites.
Facilitate Personal Resilience course.
Regularly teach one-day course on strategies to increase resilience in both work/life by managing multiple dimensions of energy.
Survey results indicate sustainable increases in both energy and resilience after taking the course.
Leading team to simplify and improve analyses for animal tumor models in oncology.
Determined limitations of current methods by interviewing scientists; created plan to develop solutions; sought insights from team members on developing informative displays and analyses; led team to create web-based tool that provides greater insight, ease and speed.
Managed simulation course development.
Coordinated regular meetings with multiple developers across US/UK.
Facilitated meetings to drive agreement of timelines, content, and creation of materials.
Globally organized four sessions of one-day course for 100 participants.
February 2000 to August 2005
Influenced human drug study designs in multi-disciplinary team including physicians, project managers, and commercial experts.
Created analysis/reporting plans and wrote code for data manipulation, graphical, and statistical modeling.
Analyzed data, communicated, and interpreted results to various stakeholders.
Delegated work and supervised staff including statisticians, programmers, and student interns.
Progressed high volume of simultaneous projects.
Received prestigious Platinum Award for delivering important studies with accelerated timelines.
The R&D Day was the 1st global, external meeting to showcase GSK's achievements as a newly merged company in the field of medicines R&D.
A subset of studies was presented at R&D Day, making their completion one of the company's highest priorities for the year.
PROFESSIONAL sKILLS & ORGANIZATIONS President of Speecham Toastmasters Core Team Member of GSK's Women's Leadership Initiative Planned and facilitated events including book club discussions, experiential workshops, and Lunch & Learn sessions on coaching and Brene´ Brown's Daring Greatly book and TED talk.
Change Management Training Accelerated Delivery & Performance (principles, behaviors and tools for leading/managing change) Facilitation/Coaching Training Facilitation Skills; Coaching for Effective Leaders; Job+ Coaching.
Education and Training
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NMMathematics and Spanish Spanish & FrenchBS degreeMathematics and Spanish Spanish & French