Jean’s coaching approach is client-driven to ensure the client gets the most out of their coaching sessions together. Through her extensive government executive experience and one-on-one attention, Jean offers a unique coaching experience where she strives to help clients be the best they can be professionally. Her clients achieved career advancement, changed positions, and/or clarified their career goals and established paths forward. Jean coached aspiring leaders and managers from government agencies and private sector companies.
Jean is a federal senior executive service (SES) member with over a decade of experience as a General Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief Management Officer for a cabinet-level department and over 25 years of federal service. She has extensive expertise in small business programs and advocacy, business operations, project management, budgeting and acquisitions, human capital management, information technology, strategic planning, process improvement, policy development and research. As an established leader who runs effective and efficient operations, Jean was appointed to lead the operations of multimillion dollar research and human capital organizations where she eliminated manual processes and replaced them with integrated, automated solutions; improved workforce management saving time and money; formulated and executed budgets complying with laws, regulations and policies; and recruited, trained and promoted talent. Highly valued and trusted, Jean advised on executive performance matters and executive hiring decisions. Having served on departmental Executive Review Boards, Performance Review Boards and the Office of Personnel Management’s Qualifications Review Boards, Jean hired executive talent, reviewed and approved executive performance and compensation recommendations, and approved executive core qualifications packages for agency recommended candidates. Additionally, she mentored and coached leaders in government and the private sector.
- Small Business Utilization
- Budgeting, Acquisitions and Internal Controls
- Human Capital Management
- Information Technology and Project Management
- Program Evaluation, Policy Development and Research
- Strategic Planning
- M.P.P., University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy Studies
- B.A., Columbia University, Barnard College, Urban Studies
Other Notable Information
- Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
- Presidential Rank Award Recipient
- Excellence in Government Senior Fellow and Outstanding Alumni Awardee