Chapel Hill, NC (08/21/2014) – Career Partners International, a leading global provider of outplacement, executive coaching, career transition and other talent management services, added Nancy Winship and Miranda Wesley to its growing organization. Winship joined Waldron, the Seattle office of Career Partners International, as the new Vice President of Organization and Leadership Development, and Wesley joined The Prism Group, the Birmingham office of Career Partners International, as the new Client Administrator.
Nancy Winship brings a comprehensive set of experiences to Career Partners International clients following the successful development and operation of an independent consulting practice. She possesses over 30 years of experience designing and implementing leadership and organizational development systems, with an emphasis on aligning programs with strategic change initiatives. Prior to establishing her independent practice, Winship worked for Microsoft in the Leadership Development Group where she consulted with, coached, and trained senior executives and high-potential emerging leaders. As leader of Career Partners International – Seattle’s Organization and Leadership Development practice area, Winship will focus on sustaining the firm’s capacity for growth and leading its team of executive coaches and organization development consultants. She will also consult on projects and provide executive coaching to senior executives.
“Nancy has an outstanding background and high alignment with our service culture,” commented Mike Humphries, President of Waldron/Career Partners International – Seattle. “Adding her depth and experience in leadership and organizational development, she and her growing consulting team will be able to support our clients in new, exciting ways. We’re proud to have her on the team!”
Miranda Wesley comes to the firm’s Birmingham office with a broad marketing and project management skill set she developed while working at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Prior to her time at UAB, she worked at 02 ideas-Public Relations as an account coordinator. Wesley graduated Cum Laude in 2007 from The University of Alabama with a degree in public relations and computer science. She is a Board Member for the Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson County Program and volunteers at First Light Women’s and Children’s Shelter. Wesley will be the main point of contact for the firm’s clients in Alabama, assisting in the identification and fulfillment of client needs and goals.
“We look forward to the fresh perspective Miranda brings our organization. She has an exceptional project management background and strong ties to the Alabama business community,” commented Gerriann Fagan, President of The Prism Group, LLC/Career Partners International – Birmingham. “In addition to being a pleasure to work with, she’ll be an asset for our clients and our firm.”
In addition to these key hires, Career Partners International continues its commitment to its clients and to the communities it serves. The Prism Group, LLC/Career Partners International – Birmingham recently achieved its 8th year of national certification as a woman-owned business from the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification process requires and confirms the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or group of women. Gerriann Fagan, President of The Prism Group, LLC/Career Partners International – Birmingham, originally attained this certification to support her government and government contractor clients in the community. Many organizations make an effort to identify and work with women-owned businesses.
Giving back to the community is a key tenet of to Career Partners International’s values, and demonstrates this through its contributions to the local, national, and international communities which it serves. Barbara Bowes, President of the Legacy Bowes Group/Career Partners International – Winnipeg, recently served as a keynote speaker for the 2014 Annual International Professional Women’s Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. She and 19 others shared strategies and tools to increase self-esteem, develop leadership skills and enhance innovative thinking to strengthen the confidence of women personally and professionally.
Waldron/Career Partners International - Seattle also shares this deep commitment to the community as well. Career Partners International - Seattle was the first talent management consulting firm headquartered in Washington State to receive its B Corporation Certification. This is a private certification issued by non-profit organization B Lab to those organizations that meet the requirements set by their social and environmental performance assessment. Career Partners International - Seattle has also been consecutively named one of 75 “Top Corporate Philanthropist” companies by the Seattle Foundation and Puget Sound Business Journal.
About Career Partners International
Career Partners International enhances organizational performance and people’s lives every day! As a global leader in talent management consulting since 1987, organizations of all sizes and industries trust Career Partners International for the very best outcomes to their most challenging and important talent strategies and initiatives. With the most experienced and respected consultants in more than 45 countries, Career Partners International provides clients with one-on-one access to local experts in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent to drive organizational performance. More information may be found at www.cpiworld.com.
About Waldron/Career Partners International – Seattle
Founded in 1982, Waldron/Career Partners International – Seattle is the consulting partner strategic leaders choose to help attract, engage, and inspire effective leaders. Waldron provides a unique combination of executive search, leadership development and career transition services across sectors and industries. Our passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential and increase their impact. Waldron is proud to be a Certified B Corporation™ and the Seattle office of Career Partners International. More information can be found at www.waldronhr.com.
About The Prism Group, LLC/Career Partners International – Birmingham
The Prism Group, LLC/Career Partners International – Birmingham was founded in Birmingham, Alabama by Gerriann Fagan in 2001 with a clear focus of helping individuals with their careers and organizations with their people processes and strategy. Services include assessments, career development, coaching, and human capital solutions. The Prism Group, LLC/Career Partners International – Birmingham is the Alabama office for Career Partners International. Established in 1987, Career Partners International provides human capital consulting services in more than 45 countries. More information can be found at www.hrprism.com.