Diane Grimard Wilson
Diane Wilson, founder of Grimard Wilson Consulting, Inc., has focused more than eighteen years on issues related to the human side of work. Her background is in coaching and counseling, management training, college teaching as well as organizational consulting. She has been involved in numerous projects helping individuals find personal meaning in their work, as well as increase their level of competence. Organizations have benefited from her services by increasing their effectiveness. Diane’s expertise ranges from survey research to executive coaching with special interests in career satisfaction and enhancing emotional intelligence at work.
Diane has been a contributing columnist for the Chicago Tribune’s Working Section feature, “Insider.” Her work has also appeared in the Reader’s Digest, Conscious Choice, and in trade publications. Known for her compassionate yet practical perspective, she has written about topics including team building, leadership development, managing stress and goal setting. She has been interviewed for television, radio and print periodicals including Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Christian Science Monitor, Black Enterprise and Financial Times.
Diane is a member of the Chicago Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Organizational Development Network (ODN), the Association of Career Professionals (ACP) and the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is a licensed clinical professional counselor with a Master’s degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from the University of Akron. She has continued her education in organizational dynamics, coaching, and career and executive development including training with Richard Bolles, author of What Color Is Your Parachute?, and The Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Diane is available for presentations.