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Expertise from the Edge comes from a journey filled with failure, wrong turns, detours, leaning into fear, and embracing some serious, badass grit.  And because of ALL of it, I managed to achieve incredible success and expertise.  If you are not leading from the edge you are simply taking up too much space. Let me help you do the same!

Let Me Help You

If you are not leading from the edge you taking up too much space.

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Providing Leadership & Expertise in:

  • Brain-science and research based practices to lead you and your team to success.

  • Understanding the intricacies of K-12 education and the needs that exist for students, educators, and school communities today and beyond.

  • Supporting leaders as they maneuver change, lead from the edge, take risks, promote positive mental health, and find joy in the process. 

  • Building collaborative teams, both within their organization and with stakeholders. Teaching leaders how to move from a culture of entitlement to resiliency.

  • Connecting leaders through strong relationships in the educational and community landscapes throughout Wisconsin and across the country.

  • Planning, facilitating, and leading successful small and large scale events with enthusiasm, energy, and impact.  

  • Curriculum and training development.

Significant Career Contributions

If you are not leading from the edge you are taking up too much space.

Personal Relationships Success:  I have achieved success through exemplary networking and community-building skills and developed long-term personal and professional relationships locally, statewide and nationally, including partnerships with signature organizations i.e. Milwaukee Bucks, UW Badgers, WIAA, Madison Downtown Rotary leaders, National Association of Secondary School Principals, etc. I have skillfully supervised and developed hundreds of employees, volunteers, and interns.  I approach my relationships in a professional, collaborative way.  These relationships remain intact today, withstanding the test of time.


Synergistic Leadership Program Development: With my Doctorate in Administration and Leadership, I have applied disciplines of research and analysis to organizational structure. I have led the planning, targeting, relationship building and evaluation of proven leadership development curriculum and programming for thousands of school-age children and adults around the country.  I have engineered, organized, and facilitated small and large scale events at the state and national level. 

Communication Expertise:  I have led the planning and execution of all print materials, presentations, video, website and digital media, social media campaigns, and public speaking on behalf of various non-profits, ZENith, and my book – “Dropping the F-bomb”. A proven ambassador both in print and in speaking, successfully representing each organization I have worked for and for the community and national organizations I led as President – Madison Downtown Rotary, Rotary District 6250,  and NASSCED.

My Clients

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Life Ecology Organization

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The Sculpt You

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What are my clients saying about me?

  Speaking Engagements

Verona Area Book Club

National Association of Student Council Executive Directors

Texas Association of School Administrators

National Conference of Student Activities