With over 30 years of experience in designing HR systems to improve business results, Edie has deep experience across a wide variety of industries allowing us to draw upon the most appropriate cutting-edge solutions.
She is a nationally recognized expert in HR strategy, talent management, performance management, pay for performance, talent mobility, career development, succession planning, and organizational effectiveness and focuses on designing HR systems to attract, engage, develop and retain employees. She is the co-author of The Inside Gig: How Sharing Untapped Talent Across Boundaries Unleashes Organizational Capacity.
Previously, she worked for Towers Perrin as the Global Leader in Learning & Development, Career Management, & Succession Planning and for a boutique consulting firm specializing in assessment and development. She also worked for the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center in San Diego where she participated in some of the seminal Total Quality Management research in the U.S.
She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Albany, State University of New York, and her B.A. and M.S. from San Diego State University.
She is a member of the Board of Directors for the SHRM Foundation, is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), is past Chairperson for HR People + Strategy (HRPS), and Past President of the California HR Strategy Forum. She is the recipient of HRPS’s Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions she has made to her profession.
We engaged LSA to design and deliver a 6-month custom executive coaching program to help a core group of senior leaders to leverage previous investments in management training, to ensure the engagement and retention of key employees, and to push critical strategic initiatives forward.
Even with the high expectations of our senior people, LSA has completely exceeded our expectations. You can’t go wrong with LSA.
Senior HR Manager - Staffing, Training, & Development
They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing an approach that fits our unique culture, and delivering first class solutions. Thank you!
VP Human Resources
We consider LSA our true business partner.
I recommend them to anyone looking for a practical approach to drive true business and people results.
Michelle A. Mitchell
Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
LSA’s customized Effective Presentation Skills program has helped us elevate our presentation skills to the next level. I personally now have a much greater self-awareness of my presentation skills and can leverage off of my strengths while working to improve upon other areas.
I definitely recommend LSA Global to anyone for whom business or sales presentations are an integral part of their job.
Senior Marketing Manager
LSA helped us with leadership development by designing a solution to match our unique needs and culture.
It was a huge success. I would highly recommend LSA to help take leaders and managers to the next level.
Karen King, SPHR
Manager, Human Resources
LSA helped change our entire culture around meetings, making them more effective and efficient, thus enabling our leaders, managers, and teams to concentrate on driving more business.
VP of Human Resources
We gave LSA a very short deadline to customize an important management training program to meet our unique requirements.
Their facilitator was excellent, an expert in the subject matter, and very credible with our teams.
The targeted design provided practical and valuable information and skills that our managers truly needed.
I highly recommend LSA Global, particularly in the area of management training.
Julaine K. Souza
Senior Vice President
LSA has been a tremendous asset at my current company and my past company.
The tools and practices are crisp, business relevant, and easy to apply on the job.
VP of Human Resources
Here’s a token of my appreciation for ALL your efforts. I’m offering my most sincere thanks, and it extends to all the folks who made our customized management development programs such a great success.
Workforce Planning Bureau
We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people in the areas of performance coaching, diversity, and inclusion. They were very flexible in meeting our specific needs.
LSA exceeded my expectations from a speed, quality, and value standpoint. I would recommend LSA to anyone looking for a true business partner.
Director, Human Resources
We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people. LSA custom designed an impactful management curriculum to help upskill our key managers and leaders.
We consider LSA to be our trusted learning and development partner and a valued extension of our team as we rapidly scale. Thank you LSA!
SVP Human Resources
The customized Managing Virtual Teams program was extremely valuable for our managers and leaders.
LSA’s fundamental knowledge of our company provided an incredible base to build upon while tackling the complications of managing and working with globally distributed teams.
Our teams walked away walked away with highly useful insights, practices, and tools. It was excellent.
Vice President, Information Technology
We turned to LSA to help us custom design and deliver a management development solution to help drive performance. They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing a leadership approach that fits our culture, and delivering a first class solution with the support systems necessary to make a real difference.
I recommend LSA Global to anyone looking for real results.
VP Human Resources
We recently partnered with LSA Global to offer our Supervisors and Managers a customized and experiential management training program.
Everyone said it was by far the best management training program they had ever attended.
The content was rich and highly interactive, and the case studies were highly relevant to our unique situation.
Each participant walked away much better equipped to lead their teams. Thank you LSA!
Director of Human Resources
We have been able to utilize LSA’s extensive expertise to leverage our investment in employee development.
The result has been the cost effective and highly effective delivery of high quality management training programs.
Vice President, Human Resources
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