Sheila joined FutureSense in January of 2011 with a focus in training and organizational development. Her areas of interest lie in helping organizations align their business strategy with their people and processes. She earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in speech communication (with a focus in organizational communication). During her Master’s program she focused on the study of communication between nurses, managers, and physicians in hospitals.
She has worked with several Fortune 500 companies in the areas of human resources and training and development. She has focused on employee relations, developing training curriculum, quantitative analysis of competency-based training programs, and recruiting. Sheila also has her designation as a Human Capital Strategist.
She continues to keep one foot in academics and the other in business with 10 years working as an adjunct faculty member at various colleges and universities including: University of Illinois, Chapman University, and Saddleback College. Sheila employs a “pracademic” approach to her work, which seeks to merge academic research with real world application to create sustainable change in organizations.
Sheila’s focus in working with clients is: “operating within your reality”. She recognizes each organization has a unique set of challenges and opportunities and loves to help clients figure out how to navigate both of these for maximum organizational effectiveness.
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