Professional: Kathy Light is Founder of Kathy Light Consulting, a company dedicated to inspiring leaders to realize their potential and achieve their visions. We do this through insightful, uplifting and action-oriented coaching, facilitation, training, speaking and consulting. A leadership development expert, Kathy works with senior executives, leaders, professionals and businesses of all sizes nationwide. With over 20 years in business leadership and consulting, and over 15 years as a professional development coach, she brings a wealth of knowledge, passion and experience to her client relationships. Kathy has learned to skillfully balance the challenges of being a successful professional with deeply held family values precisely the same goal that many of her clients aspire to. Before starting her business in 2001, Kathy enjoyed a long and successful career in the corporate world. Her early experiences included participation in a fast-track management development program for high potential leaders, customer service supervision, project management, sales training, recruiting and hiring, and her true passion leadership development. In her roles as Senior Consultant and Director of Training and Leadership Development, she coached many highly successful sales executives, vice presidents and managers. Her responsibilities and achievements also included creating leadership development curriculum and mentoring programs, facilitating new-hire training programs, facilitating strategic planning and team development sessions, designing talent assessment and leadership competency models, and restructuring performance management systems. She also authored a widely used Development Resource Guide for enhancing leadership effectiveness. Kathy completed her undergraduate degree in Fine Arts at Texas Christian University and earned an MBA at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a member of theInternational Coach Federation (a globally recognized association of professional personal and business coaches) and is certified to administer a number of professional development assessments. In addition to her roles as wife, mother of two and business owner, Kathy is an active member of her church and an accomplished soprano. She has been happily married for over twenty years and lives in the Dallas, Texas area with her husband and their two children.
Certified Since: Mar 31, 2011