With over twenty years of experience and a doctoral degree in human resource and organization development, Dr. Bianco is considered a leader in her field. Her background includes a core set of industry positions, extensive consulting with corporate and agency executives, and publications/presentations in the areas of performance management, organizational change, leadership development, executive team building and facilitation, executive coaching, conflict and dialogue, coaching, and strategic planning.
Presently, Dr. Bianco is a professor in the School of Business and department chair of management programs at Marymount University. She teaches courses in organization development, team and group dynamics, human resource strategy, and executive coaching. She is also a partner with the Strategic Performance Group. Her present consulting engagements include leadership development, executive coaching, strategic planning, team building, and organizational change. Presently, she is coaching executives within 10 major organizations across the United States.
Dr. Bianco has given major presentations at several international conferences and has published numerous articles on change, consulting practices, coaching, and performance. Her most recent publications include, "Cross-Functional Teams at AOL" (with Fitzgerald, OD Practitioner, 2002), and Leading From The Inside Out: A Coaching Model (with Roman and Nabors, Sage Publications, Spring, 2002). Her most recent publication/product is Dialogue Cards, 2006.
Cynthia Roman founded the Graduate Certificate Program in Leadership Coaching at George Washington University, and she teaches in GWU's Center for Excellence in Public Leadership. Also a partner with Strategic Performance Group, she coaches, trains, and consults in organizations as diverse as the American Red Cross, USDA, Host Marriott, and Honda North America, and regularly gives presentations on coaching topics. She holds a doctoral degree in adult education and has served as adjunct faculty member at several universities.
Lisa Nabors is a partner with Strategic Performance Group and is recognized by the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). Ms. Nabors is a talented speaker and often makes presentations on the topic of coaching to industry and professional groups. She began coaching during her 16 years of experience as a successful, senior-level HR and training and development professional in private industry. Her passion is in optimizing individual, team, and organization performance, and her coaching clients include managers, executives, and teams in organizations such as AOL, AARP, U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Ms. Nabors' coaching expertise includes gathering and feeding back data, helping clients to generate alternatives, identifying key metrics and creating action plans designed to achieve specific, measurable results.
Ms. Nabors is a certified user of all Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) 360-degree feedback instruments, the BarOn EQi and EQ 360, LEI, APT 360 Instruments, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment, and many customized instruments. She is an adjunct faculty member for Marymount University and the George Washington University, and she is the co-author of Leading From the Inside Out: A Coaching Model (Sage, 2002).