Stephanie Wood is a leadership development expert and solutions-oriented coach whose goal is to help others to open their minds, envision greatness, and achieve more than they imagined possible.
Stephanie works with executives, senior leaders, and high-potential employees to help them establish strategic goals and successfully act on them. She’s especially adept at helping coaching clients grow their leadership skills and improve the effectiveness of their teams. With Stephanie’s support, leaders are better prepared to create an engaged workforce that is productive, highly skilled, and capable of meeting the demands of the business.
Stephanie has worked in corporations for over two-and-a-half decades serving in many leadership roles in business operations and human resources. Before establishing her consulting business Stephanie spent over 15 years at Community Health Network, she began in operations, and as her career progressed she oversaw leadership development and organizational learning functions. As vice president of talent management she designed, implemented, and led key strategies around professional development, talent assessment, succession planning, performance management, employee engagement, and overall organizational effectiveness.
She is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She’s an accredited facilitator for The Coaching Clinic®, a trained facilitator for The Leadership Challenge Workshop®, and a certified administer of DiSC® assessments, a master practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index (ELI), and Korn Ferry’s Leadership Architect™ Competency Model. Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in business management, with additional educational focus on human development and psychology.
Stephanie is deeply committed to youth. She has spent several years mentoring troubled or impoverished teens. She is the past VP of the board of the Healthcare Businesswomen Association. Her memberships include: NAWBO, Women like Us, Volunteer with Prevail, and a member of the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce.
Sheila Spisak has extensive background and experience in human resources, people development, career coaching and advising, and professional development through her work in both university career centers and major corporations.
Sheila’s passion is, and always has been, helping young people grow and develop in their careers and assisting with their career planning needs. She has coached and advised thousands of college students and alumni as they needed help with career decision making and navigating into their initial professional positions out of college. Her area of specialty is in assisting people as they need to make decisions about career advancement opportunities or career changes. A teacher by training, Sheila has a master of arts in education degree from Ball State University and has achieved the SPHR designation, Senior Professional in Human Resources, from HRCI as well as the SHRM-SCP designation from SHRM, Society for Human Resources Management. Sheila has completed coursework through the Xavier University Leadership Center in Train-the-Trainer and human resources management learning systems as well as completed The Coaching Clinic coursework through Corporate Coach U.
Throughout her career, Sheila has demonstrated expertise in training and development, performance management, and career coaching and has a proven track record of building strategic relationships at all levels. She possess a highly consultative and collaborative approach to professional development and career advancement. As Director of People Development for a manufacturing company, her expertise included coaching and mentoring company leaders in organizational design and effectiveness, coaching for performance, succession planning and professional development for employees.
A skilled teacher and trainer, Sheila has developed and delivered curriculum for a variety of businesses and organizations, both profit and not-for-profit. Some of her tailored workshops and training sessions include Professional Etiquette and Dining Etiquette, The First 90 Days of Your New Job, Becoming a Business Professional, and Career Change in the 21st Century.
Sheila’s community service and professional affiliations include local, state and national human resources and training organizations including ECIHRA, SHRM, and ATD, as well as board membership on Muncie Habitat for Humanity and United Way of Delaware County.