THERESA L. McGAHRAN
7 Warren Road
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Executive Coach, Facilitator, Trainer. Progressive career path in counselling, mentoring, and educating diverse professionals. Proven track record of implementing targeted action plans to maximize performance and profitability. Leadership Change Management Specialist. Motivates and energizes diverse cross-functional teams as a key resource, critical thinker, and out-of-the-box problem solver. Consistently achieves results by increasing productivity and operational efficiency while reducing costs. Results-Focused Operations Manager. Proactively builds top-performing teams and establishes key collaborative relationships with all levels of employees, from support staff to top-level executives. Effective communicator and liaison, known for building strategic partnerships and alliances.
Executive Coaching • Leadership Development • Change Management • Relationship Building • Conflict Resolution • Staff Training & Mentorship • Instructional Design • Business Development • Customer Service • Team Building & Motivation • Proactive Problem Solving
Pelham Associates, Croton-on-Hudson, NY (1996-Present)
Leadership Development Instructor and Executive Coach
Maintain full accountability for providing executive level coaching and education on a diverse range of matters and industries, including banking and financial services, insurance, consumer products, and nonprofit organizations specializing in leadership training and development.
Demonstrates strong communication and leadership skills in performing key leadership and empowerment workshops. Spearheaded a broad range of private workshops for individual and non-profit organizations, on Conflict Management, Leadership, Sponsorship Development, Change Readiness, Strategy Development, and Effective Communication.
• Sponsoring and presenting a two year leadership program, Keys to Authentic Leadership consisting of 12 weekend retreats • Roundtable Leader/Faciliator of IMAGINE, A Global Initative for the Empowerment of Women • Developed and presented 25+ presentations on various research topics and areas of practice; coached executives in major organizations, including Wells Fargo Bank, Citibank, Gillette, Massachusetts General Hospital, NYC Department of Homeless Services, The Forest Service, American Cancer Society, and Miriam’s Well. • Led a broad range of successful Transitional Workshops at Theresa’s Haven Shelter (NYC Department of Homeless Services) Bronx, NY for residents leaving the facility and moving to independent living. Topics include Activities of Daily Living, Core Concepts and Personal Power, Money Management, Emotionional Intelligence, Relationships, and Authentic Leadership. • Consulted with Common Ground, a nonprofit organization assisting homeless population in New York City with navigating the Housing Placement Process and developing best practices and procedures in order to place 880 chronically homeless individuals in Brooklyn and Queens.
Master of Science, Organizational Change Management
Milano The New School for Management and Urban Studies, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
The Leadership Circle 3600 Profile & Train the Trainer Certification,
The Leadership Circle, Slyvania, OH
Myers Briggs Certification, American Management Association, NY, NY
Emotional Intelligence, MSCEIT Certification, Yale New Haven, CT
EI Train the Trainer Certification, Yale New Haven, CT
Certified Empowerment Coach and Workshop Trainer, Empowerment
Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
Certified Counselor, 50/50 Pathwork, Woodstock, NY
Certification for Teaching Conscious Body Language & Certification
for Teaching Conscious Languaging, Mastery Systems,
Benefits to You
Receive a customized program tailored to your organization.
Taught by a world-class faculty with professional business experience.
Our inspired faculty blends theory with
thinking with social commitment.
Our specialists are available for coaching individuals and teams.