About Ann McCloskey

Ann has over 20 years working with Fortune 500 companies specializing in creating high performance individuals and teams in line, staff, and sales organizations. She brings a real world perspective to her programs that are brought to life by her passion for learning and helping people optimize their performance. What makes Ann unique is her ability to deal with the challenges facing an individual or organization in an authentic and courageous manner. Ann truly models the inspirational courage necessary to help you find "The Courage to Create the Future."

Ann has in-depth experience with instruments including Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Firo-B, Thomas Killman Conflict Instrument, and the Team Dimensions Profile. She also has a strong facilitation background in Appreciative Inquiry, The World Cafe, and The Work of Byron Katie.

Ann's published work includes "Creating Dialogue: The World Cafe and Strategic Planning", OD Practitioner and "A Positive Vision of OD's Future", The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change

Ann earned her bachelor's in finance from Northern Illinois University and earned a Masters of Science in Organizational Development from Pepperdine University.

Ann has worked with companies ranging in size from $50MM to over $1B in revenue in software, technology, financial services, entertainment, and non-profit segments. She has comprehensive knowledge and experience that focuses on working directly with companies to transform their people processes and create high performing organizations.

She has worked directly with executive teams on c-level coaching, executive team alignment and executive selection processes. Ann’s areas of expertise also include employee acquisition, employee assessments, talent development, leadership development, employer brands, employee engagement and building high performing cultures. She understands the unique challenges of building out people practices that align to the growth trajectory of the business.