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.
In the Next Generation Management Development courses, I was trained with skills and tools that have made me and my team more productive, motivated, and successful at communicating with other departments.
Firmware Engineering Supervisor
Our company engaged LSA to do a specialized “train the trainer” program, and the consultant’s performance outdid our exceptionally high standards for such a program. Very crucial to the success of this program was the work done upfront to discuss our needs and to interview key members of our organization so that the program specifically met our goals. Our facilitators continue to comment on the success of the program. Thanks also for the follow-up.
Chief Financial Officer
LSA helped us design and deliver blended leadership solutions for our key leaders to help drive our growth plans in a way that aligned with our unique culture and values.
LSA understood our business, had deep expertise in the content areas, customized the leadership development programs to fit our specific needs, and delivered great results in alignment with our strategic priorities, culture, and performance management systems.
I highly recommend them to anyone looking to take their leaders and the performance of their teams to the next level.
Beth A. Taylor
Vice President of Human Resources
We have been very pleased with the high quality management development programs that LSA Global has designed and delivered to meet our unique needs.
They have world class facilitators and the knowledge gained by our management team has been put into practice very quickly.
LSA consistently delivers excellent results and receives exceptional feedback. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to improve management capabilities.
Cindee Van Vleck
Director Human Resources
What a refreshing change from the half-baked psycho-babble you normally get from training and consulting organizations. LSA gives you the practical and results-oriented assistance you need to define and reach your goals.
Their leadership, management, and sales expertise has been invaluable. They think strategically and provide a results driven plan – not just a temporary fix.
They are great to work with, and even more importantly, they “get it!”
Director of Merchandising
LSA exceeded all my expectations.
We interviewed 7 potential training and consulting partners and selected LSA due to their expertise, flexibility, and breadth and depth of leadership solutions.
We were able to design a highly focused and relevant management training course that fit our unique needs.
Our leaders and managers galvanized as a team and are better prepared for the rigors of a leading their teams in a very competitive and fast-changing market.
The Next Generation Management Development courses have helped me communicate more effectively with my peers and teammates. By utilizing effective communication techniques such as clarifying and confirming, and asking open ended questions, I have been able to clarify and understand information in situations where I would have otherwise asked limited questions and made false assumptions.
Firmware Engineering Manager
I consistently look to LSA Global when we need help.
I can always count on them to do a thorough needs analysis and to put together impactful and well-received leadership programs.
HR Program Manager
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
LSA is an instrumental training outsourcing partner helping us to build leadership and management capacity while strategically investing in our people.
LSA’s flexibility, depth, and breadth of expertise allows us to deliver top quality solutions that are directly tied to key business plans and talent management strategies.
Their ability to custom design, deliver, and evaluate high impact Management Training Programs has been excellent. They are true business partners and a pleasure to work with.
Margaret M. Mader
Vice President, Human Resources
The LSA Global team was very receptive and flexible to our needs every step of the way. Their staff and facilitator demonstrated attention to detail, responsiveness, and professional courtesy. The participants were thrilled with the outcome and rated the communication skills workshop and the facilitator as ‘Excellent’. I’d highly recommend working with the LSA Global team to meet your professional development needs.
LSA has been a tremendous asset to my portfolio, both at my current company and my past company.
Their targeted and practical solutions are presented in a leadership-oriented manner. They are crisp, business relevant, and easy to apply on the job.
I will continue to augment our internal programs using LSA solutions.
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
I am very impressed with the quality of work and talent. LSA did a great job of listening to my needs and providing the exact management training program expertise we needed to get the job done.
Director, Business Planning & Analysis
I had been working with LSA for many years across a few different companies.
Currently, I’m with a company who hadn’t done much new manager training. LSA designed and delivered exactly what we needed at this stage in our life cycle.
Our managers are excited, talking in the halls about the great experience, and applying what they learned.
LSA makes things easy and practical for us. Thank you!
Get key strategy, culture, and talent tools from industry experts that work
Assess how you stack up against leading organizations in areas matter most
Download published articles from experts to stay ahead of the competition
Review proven research-backed approaches to get aligned
Stay up to do date on the latest best practices that drive higher performance
Explore real world results for clients like you striving to create higher performance