Anita has a keen understanding of the power of influence in decision making and how to work skillfully across stakeholder groups to lead strategically, motivate authentically and deliver results. She partners with senior level clients leveraging a 2-in-1 coaching-consulting approach that draws from her international, executive level career, Anita holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation and helps leaders develop high performing strategies that achieve their leadership and career advancement goals.
After University in London and Business School in France, Anita embarked on a career with Fortune 500 companies such as Reckitt, Colgate Palmolive and Accenture, leading commercial strategy and brand marketing initiatives including the global relaunch of a billion dollar brand. She lived in London, Paris and New York before truly understanding “there’s no place like home” when she moved to Kansas in 2007.
The only woman at many tables, Anita climbed the ranks and experienced burn-out. She successfully transformed the way she led then pivoted from executive to Executive Coach. She has trained, coached and led events with hundreds of leaders and leverages the Core Values Index™ (CVI™) to help them, and their teams, understand how they are uniquely wired to successfully navigate the internal and external dynamics of influence, and develop win-win strategies that drive progress. Her passion is shaping the C-suite of the future, helping diverse leaders get a seat at the table, and use it powerfully to positively impact change.
Anita is a powerhouse and serial overcomer. She has been a featured speaker at many women’s leadership conferences and Disrupt HR where she passionately speaks about “Inner Power Lifting” and “Learning to play with the boys”. She is a great fit for high-achievers, strategy leaders, game changers and lovers of British accents seeking to increase their personal power, influence and impact without burning out. Mother to three teenagers and a passionate supporter of HopeCo and Kids Alive with who she built a house and school in Haiti; when Anita is not helping people change the world or watching her kids compete in sports, you’ll find her being walked by her Great Pyrenees, pushing for splat points at Orange Theory Fitness or sipping a glass of wine on a patio.