Dr. Virginia Bianco-Mathis began her career with management positions at C&P Telephone as a training and development manager, then Lockheed-Martin working in corporate training and development. Later, she joined The Artery Organization as vice president of human and organization development. After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Bianco joined Marymount University and began teaching, consulting, presenting, and writing in her areas of expertise: organizational change, strategic planning, executive coaching, organizational communications, team building, and leadership development. Her most recent publications include Leading from the Inside Out: A Coaching Model (Sage, 2002), Organizational Coaching: Building Relationships and Programs that Drive Results (ASTD Press, 2009), and Executive Stories to Change Your Mindset (The Public Manager, Fall 2011). Dr. Bianco has forged partnerships with the American Society of Training and Development and the Society of Human Resource Management in order to align their researched competencies with Marymount's Human Resource Management degree programs. Dr. Bianco consults with major organizations throughout the country, writes a weekly online column for the The Washington Post entitled "On Success," and is an editor for the OD Journal. Lisa Nabors is a Partner with Strategic Performance Group. She has served as an adjunct professor for Marymount University and the George Washington University where she has taught graduate level courses in strategic planning and organizational communication. Ms. Nabors has over 18 years of experience in the field of human resource and organization development. She regularly works with business leaders in the private and public sectors who are interested in developing as coaching leaders. In addition to working individually with leaders, Ms. Nabors frequently works with teams, clarifying long and short-term goals and creating the systems necessary to support the teams in achieving and surpassing them. Major clients include the U.S. Department of Education, AmericaOnline, and AARP. Ms. Nabors received her master's degree in education from the University of Maryland where she has also completed doctoral level coursework in social bases of behavior and human development. Cynthia Roman is a Partner with Strategic Performance Group and founder of the Graduate Certificate Program in Leadership Coaching at the George Washington University. She also teaches leadership courses at the University of Maryland. Dr. Roman has over 18 years of experience in coaching executives, training managers, facilitating teams, and helping leaders plan organizational change. She specializes in using the theory and skills of action science to facilitate new approaches to learning and change. Dr. Roman co-authored Organizational Change: Best Practices and has given numerous national and regional presentations on coaching, consulting, mentoring, training and facilitating. Major clients include The American Red Cross, the U.S. Department of Education and Host Marriott. Dr. Roman received a master's degree from The University of Georgia and a doctorate from Virginia Tech.