Professional Background

Claudia helps organizations create or maintain productive and efficient work environments by conducting lively and interactive workshops that equip the participants with new knowledge, skills, and techniques that can be immediately applied on the job. She is known for her creative and energetic style and as a gifted storyteller. Claudia is co-author of the book Ordinary Women…Extraordinary Success, a book which brings together 19 women who share their own extraordinary stories to inspire, empower, and advise others to reach new heights.

 

Experience

Claudia transferred her corporate experience (at Citigroup, Farmland Industries, and United Missouri Bank) into a career as a successful business owner, twice nominated as one of the area’s “Top 10 Small Businesses.” Claudia is a regular radio and TV talk show guest and is frequently quoted in newspapers. She is a committed civic leader with an active involvement in the Chamber of Commerce, the Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training, public television, and her alumni association. She has written articles for magazines such as Computer World, Home Office Computing and Ingram’s and is the co-author of the book Ordinary Women…Extraordinary Success. Claudia authors her own training materials and has written extensively for other training organizations. She is an adjunct faculty member for several colleges.

 

Claudia speaks about our Finance and Accounting training:

 

View all of our Finance and Accounting training topics.

 

Claudia’s engagements as a keynote speaker and trainer receive rave reviews. Here a few of examples of what customers say about Claudia:

  • “… is very spirited.”
  • “…did a wonderful job of keeping me interested.”
  • “…was so positive—she did not allow us to think in the negative.”
  • “…full of energy and extremely funny.”
  • “…a great speaker—had great crowd appeal and great information.”
  • “…is like a breath of fresh air—she makes learning fun.”

 

Education

Bachelor of Science (cum laude) from Missouri Western State University

 

Certifications and Affiliations

Listed in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, the World Who’s Who of Women, and others

Customer Service Certified and qualified for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) training

National Speaker’s Association

National Association of Women Business Owners

American Business Women’s Association

Original mentor for the Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training (SBA)

Wi$e-Up – Department of Labor - Women’s Bureau