Areas of Expertise:
- Executive assessment/coaching
- Strategic planning
- Board development/governance
- Team building
- Organizational development
- Leadership strategies
- Change movement
Joan founded The Leadership Group LLC in 1997. As managing director, she has over 25 years of experience in human resources, general management and consulting. Joan’s practical business and entrepreneurial experience are an asset to clients as they solve people issues, either as developing potential leaders, intervening in a performance issue, or managing the effective assimilation of a new hire. Her nonprofit background is effective in assisting organizations with governance and board development. Joan is certified in highly validated assessment tools, including those developed by the Management Research Group. Joan is a licensed charitable fundraiser.
Joan was previously the managing director of the southeast Michigan office of Right Management Consultants. Prior, she was managing director of Jannotta, Bray & Associates Michigan offices and a member of the company’s board of directors. Joan serves on several community boards in a leadership capacity and has an established record of community, faith-based and national nonprofit board service.
- C.S. Mott Foundation
- Mott Community College Foundation
- Presbyterian Villages of Michigan
- Grosse Pointe Foundation for Academic Achievement
- McFarlan Home Foundation
- Detroit Industrial Mission Foundation