Client Engagement Director
Connie serves AvoLead clients as an executive coach and organizational consultant.
With more than 20 years of coaching experience, Connie
quickly establishes the trust vital to an effective coach-client relationship.
coaching reflects two core beliefs: one, that balanced life planning is essential for personal health and high productivity; and two, when leaders model healthy balanced lives, they have a positive impact on the productivity of the entire company.
expertise includes 360º feedback, problem-solving, meeting facilitation, mediation, organizational development, on-boarding, leadership training, intervention, strategic planning and workflow design.
15+ years working with leaders in the service industry, Connie designed and taught a Management Training Course for Manpower.
also directed the Career and Life Planning Center for Peace College
Since 1984, Connie has managed Britt/Grant Associates, providing executive coaching, leadership development and career management to a variety of clients, many of whom come from the banking and pharmaceutical industries.
Connie has been a member of the executive coaching staff of SC Johnson in Racine, Wisconsin and delivers feedback coaching for Discovery Learning and for the School of Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill.
For six years, Connie
provided individual feedback and follow-on coaching to participants of the Center for Creative Leadership's
Since 1997, Connie has served as a feedback coach for CCL's Leadership Development Program.
In both open enrollment and custom designed programs, Connie
has worked with leaders of for-profit and non-profit organizations throughout the world.
A Board Certified Coach (BCC), Connie earned her B.S. from SUNY-Cortland and M.Ed. in Counseling from NC State University.
lives in Raleigh, NC with her
They have three children and three grandchildren.
enjoys gardening, reading and hiking.
Active in her community, she has served on the Board of Trustees for Peace College and as board chairman for Food Runners Collaborative, a joint venture of The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Meals on Wheels.
What clients say about Connie
"At the end of a leadership development course I attended, I had the fortunate opportunity to counsel with Connie
In just a couple of hours, I was back on track.
Immediately upon returning to work, I sought new opportunities, and altered my profile.
-Senior Vice President, Global Insurance Company
"After our top management received leadership training from Connie Grant
, I had several comments on her
warmth and listening skills.
was well received by all who were fortunate enough to spend time with her
That says a lot, as not all of our team wanted coaching to begin with.
left them wanting more.
-Tamara Philbin, COO, National Executive Association