Janice Petty

A Holistic Approach to Helping Individuals and Teams

For more than 30 years, Jan has helped leaders realize their full potential and develop into valuable assets to their companies. She helps individuals better understand how their companies operate and how their individual talents and interests can help the organization become more effective. In addition, she coaches executives and managers to help them create effective working environments that foster productivity in the workplace. She has been a certified Birkman consultant since 1988 and has been involved with the International Coaching Federation as well as ASTD.

Jan also co-founded The Communication Partnership in 1990 to help employees at all levels become stronger leaders and more effective communicators. The Communication Partnership has consulted with hundreds of leaders across North America. Some of Jan’s clients have been Avexis, Pfizer, Microbia, Eli Lilly, ViroPharma, Harza Engineering, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Kellogg’s, AT&T, Lucent Technologies, IBM, Monsanto, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Lexus, and WesCorp.

Prior to 1990, Jan was the Director of Organizational and Professional Development at P.M. Haeger & Associates, then, the third largest not-for-profit management firm in the United States. Her division provided leadership development, strategic planning, and consulting services for their client organizations nationwide. Previously, Jan had managed the U.S. operations of IWCC Training in Communications, a Canadian firm specializing in communications consulting and training.

Jan has a strong affinity for the arts especially music and dance and enjoys attending the many diverse performances Chicago offers.