Senior consultant, Performance Works International
Carolyn Quintin is a Trainer/Facilitator/Consultant/coach residing in St. Petersburg, FL, whose global industry experience includes government, education, corporate and non-profits. Her passion and purpose is to liberate greatness in others through being strategically involved in cultural transformations within organizations.
As a certified career coach, she works with individuals to build and manage their career paths; those who have been out-placed or who have relocated needing acclimation and other coaching career services. In parallel, she conducts webinars to help get the best out of LinkedIn resources for job seekers, entrepreneurs and professionals.
Carolyn provides leadership, team building, diversity and conflict competence coaching, training and facilitation. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Tampa where she coordinates 33 facilitators for the MBA FastStart program in the Sykes College of Business. Her style of training is very interactive and encouraging helping others liberate greatness. Having advanced networking and mentoring skills, she prides herself on the use of humor and creativity in working with others.
Carolyn is also a professional member and graduate of the National Speakers’ Association Central Florida Speakers Academy and now serves as Dean for newer entrepreneurs in the Speakers Academy, a ten-month program of interactive education.
As a graduate of Leadership St. Petersburg, the Council of Neighborhood Associations Leadership program and the Entrepreneurial Academy of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, she has broadened her scope of community work and various businesses, which remains at the heart of her passion and purpose.
She is a recent graduate of the Citizens Police Academy with the St. Petersburg Police Department. Her community work has included being president of her neighborhood association, co-chair of the bi-racial Community Alliance, and officer positions in professional associations such as ATD, SHRM, BPW and NSACF.
Core competences and specializations: Team Effectiveness, Assessments, Entrepreneurial success, Communications, Conflict Competence, Cross-functional Team Conflict, Leadership Skills, Diversity, Career Coaching, LinkedIn and various community work
Certifications: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Conflict Dynamics Profile Individual/360, Becoming Conflict Competent Master Trainer, Social Styles by Tracom, Connected Leadership by CODA Partners, Development Dimensions International Master Trainer, NAA Diversity Awareness facilitator, FranklinCovey Time Management, High Performance Work Teams, and Zodiak: The Game of Business and Finance, Workplace Mediation for Managers, Total Customer Focus and as an ISO 9002 Auditor
Career work experience: Manufacturing (a French company, Essilor North America Operations Training Manager including Puerto Rico, Mexico and U.S.), Media (St. Petersburg Times Training Manager), Non-profits (Juvenile Welfare Board Training Specialist), Government (Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and Supervisor, Dept. of Education, Division of Blind Services), Education (secondary education, Adjunct Professor in Psychology and Adjunct in Business leadership with International/U.S. MBAs), Career coaching (BPI, REA Career Partners, Right Management, Career Partners International) and Leadership development (Global Partners, Inc., CODA, CEGOS, Cornerstone-Group)
Clients include: HREC in Shanghai, China, Harley-Davidson Motor Co., Transitions Optical, Essilor of America, JBT Corporation, Gerdau, Gentex Optics, Xcel Optics, Osram Sylvania, Cabot Microelectronics, Hovensa oil refinery in St. Croix, Center for Transformation and Innovation, Fire Services officers and trainers, Family Resources, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg College, University of Tampa MBA programs, Great Explorations Children’s Museum, Renaissance Consulting, CODA Partners, Northeast High School Drama Department, Pinellas Lighthouse for the Blind and the Juvenile Welfare Board
Professional Organizations: National Speakers Association Professional Member and Dean of the Speakers Academy, Association for Talent Development, International Coaching Federation local chapter, Leadership St. Pete Alumni, CONA Leadership alumni
Educational background: B.A. in Education; M.A. in Counseling/Education, Post-graduate education in Counseling, Rehabilitation of Alcohol Studies, Training and Group Facilitation