Sandy Atkinson is a seasoned management consultant dedicated to helping organizations and individuals optimize their talent and performance. She specializes in talent strategy, learning and development, and organizational change and effectiveness. Experienced across multiple business functions as both a leader and consultant, she is recognized for her ability to synthesize and clarify complex issues, and for developing solutions anchored in business strategy.
Sandy began her career in Information Technology and Operations management, leading programs for business services, systems, data management and business reporting. Sandy’s dedication to optimizing the business performance of her customers fueled her interest and career shift to learning, talent management and organizational development. Using her diverse experience and multi-dimensional perspective, Sandy helps leaders, teams and global organizations align on strategy and take actionable, practical steps to build the talent, capabilities and structures needed to meet future needs. From managing the development of a global academy to facilitating an organization’s transformation to new service model, Sandy is a natural problem solver who can build trust and consensus across all levels of an organization.
Sandy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University, and various certifications including Organizational Development, MBTI, and Accelerated Implementation Methodology (IMA).