Leadership Development Expert
Gallup Trained Strengths Coach
Jeanie Hartranft is an intercultural leadership and change management expert who leads the design and development of diverse organizations from start-ups to established entities.
With more than 20 years of experience in diverse educational and business settings, Jeanie is well-known for her groundbreaking strategies in the application of educational and organizational design theory and leadership assessment models.
Throughout her career, Jeanie has facilitated intercultural leadership workshops, seminars, in-house leadership training sessions, and retreats that broaden participants’ world-views. She continues to create workplace solutions resulting in greater productivity, collaboration, and strategic growth.
Jeanie sees herself as a resourceful and creative leader striving to bring about positive change in organizations and individuals, and she is excited to begin working to help you reach your goals.
Jeanie has been an educator for well over 20 years and has developed curriculum for all levels of education. Her career in academics began in preschool Montessori classrooms, moved into elementary education and soon landed in higher education. She recently published language arts curriculum for fifth and sixth grade through an international tutoring company.
She has developed educational programs and curriculum for advanced ESL, academic research, writing, and intercultural relations, and intercultural leadership. She has traveled extensively, presenting nationally and internationally at many academic conferences.
Learning and utilizing new technologies has been a major part of her career. Jeanie has owned her own tutoring company since 1996 and has recently joined the few in the field who are using virtual meeting software (Skype, FaceTime, Zoom, etc.), Google Drive, and the Internet to increase academic assistance with clients all over the world.
Jeanie is currently the owner and lead consultant for Finding Strengths.
Contact her at Jeanie@FindingStrengths.com
Jackey Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); whose educational background includes a Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D) from Phillips Graduate Institute, and a Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) from the University of Southern California School of Social Work.
Jackey's professional experience includes working in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings, Having over five years’ experience as Children’s Social Worker III, with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (Adoptions, Emergency/Immediate Response, and Bureau of the Medical Director; Medical Placement) managing complex caseloads, dealing with at-risk children and youth in various organic and non-clinical settings; prior to transitioning into medical social worker with Antelope Valley Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Jackey was also a full-time Training Coordinator/Consultant with the California State University Long Beach Child Welfare Research Center, as well as a full-time Lecturer at California State University Fullerton, in the Social Work Department and adjunct faculty with Azusa Pacific University, and California Sate University Long Beach.
Jackey is currently managing the In-Patient Social Work Department at Kaiser San Francisco and will soon be managing the Memory Care center for Kaiser starting in March working with Dementia patients.
Jackey is a highly passionate speaker and educator, who effectively infuses humor in his delivery to inspire hope an encouragement. His unique ability to think outside the box, and apply knowledge and experience using research for effective decision-making provides him a solid foundation for ensuring student success and organizational effectiveness.
Contact him at Success@FindingStrengths.com
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
AhuvaBatia Chan A veteran emergency department nurse, AhuvaBatia Chan traded in the adrenaline of the ED to be a change agent via the Quality Management department. Continual improvement is a core value for AhuvaBatia; the goal is efficacy and efficiency.
As a Life Coach, AhuvaBatia believes that personal development -- to be the best person you can be at any current time -- is the responsibility of each individual. To achieve that, each person must be in harmony with oneself, one’s culture, and one’s environment. This is a deliberate choice each person must make: to be honest and kind, first with one's self, breeds self-assurance...and in turn, it translates to being the best person for those around you.
Contact her at Success@FindingStrengths.com