Optimizing Organizational Performance through Executive Coaching


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Participants learned how leading companies use executive coaching to enhance the performance of their leaders to advance their businesses. Executives and leaders at all levels benefit from coaching. Our expert panelists shared the ways that they use coaching to:

  • Create a competitive advantage by enhancing the leadership capabilities of their leaders,
  • Increase their leader engagement while building leadership bench strength,
  • Expedite high potential development to prepare leaders for increasing levels of responsibility, and 
  • Accelerate the onboarding process of new leaders to improve their success. 

Hosted by Career Partner International's Chairman of the Board:

Elaine VarelasElaine Varelas is the Managing Partner of Keystone Partners/CPI-Boston and Chairman of the Board for Career Partners International. Elaine has over 20 years of experience in career consulting and executive development.  She has worked with numerous executive management teams to improve organizational effectiveness. Her expertise includes successfully resolving complex talent management issues in the areas of downsizing, multi-site restructuring,  and redeployment.

Expert Panelists include:

Ron StriekerRon Strieker, Ph.D., is the Managing Partner and Practice Leader of talent management and executive coaching for CMI International/CPI-Atlanta. With a 20+ year career in executive coaching and talent management consulting, Ron brings a depth and breadth of expertise to his clients around the world, many of which are Fortune 100 organizations. In addition to serving on three boards, Ron is also on the board of the Executive MBA program in Coles School of Business and serves as an adjunct faculty member at Kennesaw State University. Ron holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Southern Illinois University.

Wendy BellusWendy Bellus is Chief Diversity Officer for Rabobank International, globally and Head of the Management Development/Talent Management for Rabobank’s North America Wholesale Business. Wendy has over 25 years of Human Resources responsibility in roles with increasing scope and responsibility in a broad array of HR disciplines, working for top corporations, including International Harvester, Merrill Lynch, Gulf+Western, NatWest Markets, and Citibank.

Bruce BaccusBruce Baccus is the General Manager at Rabobank Nederland Canadian Branch where he is responsible for corporate client relationships in the agribusiness industries. With 35 years of agriculture and agribusiness banking experience throughout the US and Canada, Bruce has an illustrious career holding numerous leadership positions from Manager to Executive Vice President to Deputy CEO and has led the integration of multiple acquisitions. Bruce graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS in Agribusiness and received graduate certificates in various finance and business course programs.

Jennifer DwyerJennifer Dwyer is the Leadership Development Manager at BASF Corporation. As part of the Talent Management Team, she is responsible for the Leadership Development programs and Executive Coaching in North America. She has 15 years of experience in Organizational and Leadership Development at global corporations, such as Citigroup and KPMG. Jennifer graduated from Columbia University, Teachers College with a Masters Degree in Organizational Psychology.

HRCI Credit

HRCI Certificate

This program was approved for 1 hour of general HRCI credit. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. The qualified participants automatically received their credit documentation from CPI Headquarters the week after the webinar.


About Career Partners International

Established in 1987, Career Partners International is one of the world’s largest providers of talent management solutions with more than 200 offices in over 30 countries around the world. Organizations of all sizes turn to Career Partners International to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent using the expertise of 1600+ highly experienced professionals in the areas of assessment, executive coaching, leadership development and outplacement.

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