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About Us

About Us

Progressive Leadership is a boutique management consulting firm dedicated to help organizations lead and implement strategic change programs effectively. Clients enjoy working with our seasoned professionals, who operate as trusted advisors and deliver practical, cost-effective solutions that lower program risks, accelerate results and deliver business value.

Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals, with a minimum of 10 years of top professional services experience, hold advanced degrees (MBA, MS)  and are certified by their industry.  Our consultants are experienced in designing and actual managing business transformations; all of them have proven track record in the areas of organizational change management, employee engagement, project management and strategic communications.

Meet Our Founder

Carole is Managing Partner and founder of Progressive Leadership Inc. and has over 15 years business experience as trusted advisor to companies in the areas of organizational change management, strategy implementation, program management and leadership development. Carole has led and managed complex projects in a variety of industries, including information technology, financial services, communications, government agencies and healthcare industries. Some of the clients that she guided through their major strategic business transformation initiatives are; State of Ohio’s ERP Program, Nationwide Insurance, GM, Ohio Department of Taxation, Honda, Lucent Technologies, Motorola and ATT.

Carole provides advice and solutions across all parts of Progressive Leadership’s services. However, she is particular passionate about developing change management strategies and change leadership capabilities for project and program leaders. She specializes in engaging stakeholders, ensuring the right leaders are selected for their roles, clarifying and communicating the business case of the change and preparing management teams actively lead the change.

Carole holds an MBA from Dominican University with emphasis in Strategy Development, Knowledge Management and Management Information Systems and a BA in Business Administration from Rosary College. She holds several industry certifications from PMI, ITIL, Corporate Coach University and a comprehensive Change Management Training and Certification from PROSCI. She speaks fluent German, French, Greek and English, published numerous articles in professional journals and is currently authoring a book on leading change for project driven organizations. Carole is also recognized as a dynamic and engaging speaker and has been invited to address conferences across North America and Europe on how project and technical leaders can benefit from the latest change leadership techniques and capabilities.

Why Progressive Leadership

Progressive Leadership is a management-consulting firm with a tried and proven record for leading organizational change programs. We work in small consulting teams and providing individual attention to each of our clients remains our top priority. The end result is that we contribute to your success with measurable results that fall directly to the bottom line. Specifically, we add value to your strategic business initiatives by:

  • Defining and articulating a business case for your change initiative
  • Engaging organizational leaders and stakeholders for support and collaboration
  • Developing a change strategy that includes all the organizational impacts and how the new changes will impact your culture, people and processes
  • Providing a roadmap for how to navigate the organizational changes
  • Developing a communication strategy for how to communicate your initiative to your stakeholders
  • Acting as your change advisors, while building the infrastructure for sustainable change

Our Clients

Progressive Leadership is proud to be working with many Fortune 100, Global 1000, government agencies and open-minded industry leaders that want to change their organizations and influence the world for the better. Our clients face overwhelming strategic challenges. They need to manage and execute business change, while engaging people at all levels and creating an adaptive organization. Below is a partial client list:

  • ERP Program for the State of Ohio
  • Ohio Department of Taxation
  • GM
  • Kodak
  • Unisys
  • Lante Consulting
  • Reiter Affiliated
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Chase
  • National Realtor Association
  • Motorola
  • Honda
  • 3Com
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Rolls Royce
  • Huntington Bank


Contact us today to arrange a FREE informational consultation. We will be happy to assist you improve your organization’s ability to lead change programs and develop resilient change leaders who can take your company to the top!