Ann Holland, PHD


Ann is an expert in people development and organizational development. Ann is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in learning and development, organizational development, leadership, and management.

Ann’s experience spans a multitude of industries and positions. She has been an owner operator of her own business and has held high profile senior positions such as the Deputy City Manager for the City of Las Vegas when the City of Las Vegas was recognized as the fastest growing city in America and the Regional Vice President of Marketing for Grand Casinos when it was named by Fortune Magazine as the fastest growing company in America. She also held a critical position as Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations at a major hotel casino in Las Vegas during its financial turn-a-round leading change, problem solving, strategic planning, and implementing innovative marketing strategies while providing exceptional customer service.

Ann has experience working in the following industries: government, entertainment, retail, hospitality, healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, oil & gas, and small business/ entrepreneurial endeavors.

Areas of Expertise

Ann’s experience and expertise covers coaching and consulting in areas of staff performance, developing emerging leaders, executive coaching, team building, conflict resolution, designing mentorship programs, succession planning, goal setting, developing interpersonal skills, communication skills, management and leadership skills, developing a coaching culture within an organization, organizational design, talent management, training program design and facilitation, and public speaking.

Ann is well-versed in a broad range of training models and adult learning theories. She can assess enterprise-wide training needs through various assessment methods, conduct gap analysis, develop and design training plans and programs, facilitate and deliver training courses and measure for effectiveness utilizing leading and lagging metric indicators. She has successfully designed and implemented leadership competency building and succession planning programs as well as on-boarding leaders new to leadership positions, or new to the organization.

She also works with leaders and HR business partners to drive behavior change, program execution and deployment, and implementation of business strategies.




  • PhD: Human and Organization Development
  • Master’s Degree- Human Development
  • Master’s Degree – Organizational Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Business Management
  • Executive Coaching Certification – iPEC (accredited - International Coaching Federation)
  • Leadership Breakthrough Certification - Rapport Leadership (Nevada Chapter)
  • Life Skills Coaching Training - Academy for Coaching Excellence (ICF accredited)
  • Certified World Class Facilitator –Interaction Associates
  • Effective Facilitation Training- Leadership Strategies

Laurie Kim Landi


Laurie is a Korean-American certified life and business leadership coach, specializing in the areas of cross-cultural and inter-racial relationships. Laurie’s nearly 25 years of U.S. and international work experience in the food service, finance and retail industries has equipped her to identify and resolve cultural differences in personal and business relationships.  Her multilingual skills (e.g., Korean, Japanese and Thai) and her passion to help people are some of key assets that Laurie brings to assisting individuals with their relationships and companies faced with the challenge of new foreign owners.  Laurie’s ultimate goal is to help her clients achieve higher performance, become more successful, and lead happier lives.


Examples of Laurie’s Cross-Cultural Experiences:


  • As owner and head chef of Jeong Won Restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand, she trained and managed staff of 54 persons of different Asian nationalities to work closely and efficiently together.
  • Promoted traditional Korean food in Thailand and also supported spread of K-pop (Korean pop culture) culture through various media outlets (e.g., newspapers, magazines and TV food shows) and food conventions.
  • At Global One Capital, an Asian investment firm based in Bangkok, Laurie coordinated and facilitated various international and domestic investment projects, including joint ventures with Korean cosmetics, home shopping and low-cost airline companies.
  • Having worked at the Wall Street offices of two of Japan’s biggest securities firms – as Buy-Side Trader and JGB (Japanese Government Bond) Sales Assistant – she executed high-valued trades and acted as liaison between Japanese and U.S. institutional investors.
  • At the restaurant of 5-star hotel in New York City (Barclay’s at InterContinental), Laurie managed a staff of 40 unionized workers of different ethnic backgrounds and motivated them to provide exceptional customer service to the hotel’s international guests.


Areas of Expertise


In today’s global economy we are increasingly connected so collaboration and communication across borders is becoming the norm as employees at all levels interact with colleagues and business partners around the world. However, cultural differences can lead to misunderstandings and frustrations that negatively impact productivity, communication and team work.  As a cross-cultural coach, Laurie focuses on attitude, awareness, knowledge and skills to improve understanding of key cultural differences.




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Jennifer L. Moorefield


Jennifer L. Moorefield is the Associate Vice President of Economic Development and Corporate Training at Greenville Technical College and is an expert in organizational effectiveness and change management with over 25 years of experience providing coaching, facilitation, training and leadership services to business and industry. Her organizational roles have included Department Head for Quality and Organizational Effectiveness, adjunct faculty at Greenville Technical College, Principal Consultant, Triad Consulting, Sr. Director of Human Resources, Dynegy.


Jennifer's project experience includes managing change initiatives; team design and implementation; coaching frontline supervisors, plant managers and CEOs; facilitating strategic planning sessions; and serving as project manager for team implementation, redesign and reorganization efforts. Her work has assisted Fortune 500 companies in achieving significant cost reductions; increased profitability; improved safety records and process improvements. Jennifer's attention to detail, focus on results and ability to translate vision into action has assisted organizations like Caterpillar, Allied Signal, ADM, Amoco Performance Products, Boone Hospital and Illinois Power in realizing their business objectives.  Her coaching assignments with employees and executives have assisted many individuals and organizations in achieving their career and business objectives.


Jennifer has served as the Creative Inquiry/Independent Study advisor and mentor to the BMW Road to Production Management (RPM) Cohorts 1-3. Through this role, she has developed the leadership, management business acumen and writing skills of individuals in the RPM program. Jennifer is passionate about building relationships, mentoring and assisting others in achieving their personal and professional goals.


Jennifer received her undergraduate and master's degrees from Winthrop University.  Jennifer is active in her community, offering her time, talents and support to local boards and charitable organizations.


Area of expertise

Specifics regarding work with teams at the executive level. Note that all of the team dynamic work has centered on producing a scope of work and major, tangible deliverables. Soft skills, team behaviors, conflict resolution and problem solving skills development were embedded in the work.


Client work:


-Facilitated and lead Change initiative with Executive Team at major utility. Work focused on creating a future vision for business during acquisition of business with corporate parent. Outcome: Design of shared services; identification of personnel; creation of new processes to support integration; and corporate communication plan to support re-design.


-Worked with Executive Team in Healthcare industry to identify medical needs of community, develop transition plan for regional hospital location to outpatient center. Deliverables include: identification of new services; marketing plan; communication plan; physical design of center; vision, mission and new behaviors and values associated with Outpatient Center.


-Executive Team: Utility Industry: Improved team dynamics through multiple assessment tools: DISC, MBTI. Designed team development and individual development plans around critical competencies needed to achieve business results. Identified HIPO’s in organization. Outcome: Succession Plan for Executive Team.


-Executive Team: Higher Education: facilitation of Strategic Planning Session with President’s Cabinet and Area Commission. Facilitation of focus groups of faculty and staff to gain input on Strategic Plan. Deliverables: Strategic Plan, Vision, Mission, Values, Strategic Imperatives and KPI’s.