COLLABORATIVE CONNECTIONS Brian Wood with MARS Coaching Shawn Snyder with Looking Forward Consulting
MARS Coaching is passionate about supporting continuous personal growth and organizational development. MARS continues to support major corporations, professional sports organizations and municipalities. They provide confidential, professional and discreet executive coaching, online learning resources and leadership assessments with customized summaries and action plans. MARS Coaching can accommodate the learning and development needs of any organization with the emphasis on leadership, communication, organizational culture and social styles.
Brian Wood is a previous Chairman of The Board for the Tempe Chamber of Commerce. With 30 years of experience at American Airlines and Waste Management, he combines a corporate perspective with his background as an athlete and a certified professional coach to provide clients with unique support and guidance toward the next level of greatness.
Brian was certified as a professional coach (leadership, success and transition) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching. He uses a model that identifies the mindset and energy that is constructive while attacking the opportunities to convert catabolic thinking. Brian is enthusiastic about helping people find their passion, leverage their gifts while identifying and achieving their definition of success.
He is also an executive coach with the American Express Leadership Academy – hosted by the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and nonprofit innovation.
Additionally, Brian is :
* A mentor with New Pathways for Youth
* A Certified Player Agent with FIBA, the NBA and WNBA Players Associations
* A Certified Leadership Circle Profile practitioner
* A graduate of Valley Leadership
* An international Speaker
* Co-author of bestselling book – “Journey of Riches”
* Featured in the upcoming movie “Adversity”
Originally, from NJ, Brian earned his BA in Communications from William Paterson University and earned his MBA in 2014 from the University of Phoenix. He loves travel, community involvement, adventure, generating positive influence and “the experience” of life. Also loves spending time with his wife Vivian and kids – and watching them compete in sports and life.
Looking Forward Consulting is trusted by many of the worlds most successful companies to help them solve their toughest challenges through improving employee performance and leadership skills. We specialize in leadership development, employee training, learning gamification, workforce assessment, leadership coaching, and organizational development. Our proven processes will help our client’s accomplish their business objectives.
Shawn Snyder is an accomplished organizational development expert with a proven ability to develop and implement training strategies as well as organizational change initiatives. He is recognized as an expert in human performance and developing tomorrow’s leaders. He has also led multi-million dollar change initiatives for Fortune 500 companies.
Shawn is an accomplished speaker and innovator. He has traveled the world inspiring leaders at all levels. He has helped many organizations drive higher sales, increase employee morale, and reduce employee turnover. Innovation and technology are a cornerstone to Shawn’s success with clients. Shawn has several apps available in market that enable interaction with learners in new and different ways.
Connect with Shawn on LinkedIn.
About the Show
Kelly Lorenzen started the “Collaborative Connections” show to bring her clients and favorite charities together to meet each other, connect and collaborate in life and business. She hopes to build a stronger community one show at a time.
About Our Sponsor
KLM Consulting is a business concierge and project management firm. They help small business owners and non-profits build, brand and brag about their businesses.
About Your Host
Kelly Lorenzen, CEO of KLM Consulting, is an award-winning entrepreneur with over 15 years of business-ownership experience. She is also a certified project management professional.
Kelly’s expertise is in business development, customer service, marketing, and sales.