Maria Goldsholl is a seasoned, energetic executive leader with an extensive background in organizational and talent development, culture management, developing HR infrastructure and building teams and operations.
Her expertise has been cited and featured in Forbes HR council, The Wall Street Journal, Working Mother Magazine, Entrepreneur, and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
She was the Chief People Officer for PokitDok, a venture backed high growth healthcare technology company, responsible for providing thought leadership and execution of people initiatives, organizational development, recruitment, and culture. She served as trusted advisor to CEO and executive team on people related issues.
In addition, she served as COO for Moms Corps, where she was responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of this first- to-market staffing and search company. She began as the first employee of company and helped grow the organization to $16million business with franchises and offices nationwide.
As the Director of Organizational Development for The Weather Channel, she was responsible for the company’s diversity efforts, succession planning, and work/life programs. The company earned five “Employer of Choice” top rankings.
Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of La Verne in Athens, Greece, and a master’s degree in Organizational Behavior from Brooklyn College in New York.
Understanding and conforming to legal compliance was very important to our company.
LSA’s interactive program for our managers was top-notch. It was tailored to our needs, aligned with our policies, and met all federal and state legal requirements.
I would highly recommend LSA Global.
Kelly Warren, SPHR
Director, HR & Compliance
I continue to be impressed by the depth and breadth of LSA’s expertise in leadership development, and management development.
What a smart and client-centric group of great people who really know how to help leaders attract, engage, develop and retain top talent in a practical and results-driven manner.
Thank you LSA!
Director, HR Business Partner
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 my strengths while working to improve upon other areas.
I definitely recommend LSA Global to anyone for whom presentations are an integral part of their job.
Senior Marketing Manager
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
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.
Their proven and outcome-based management development and performance management expertise make them my top-rated learning and development partner.
HR Program Manager
We turned to LSA to help us custom design and deliver a action leadership and management development curriculum to help drive performance across the company.
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 turned to LSA to customize and deliver a leadership solution to meet our unique needs.
LSA delivered the exact top quality solution that we wanted. I’d recommend LSA Global to any company looking for a best-in-class management training and consulting partner that always focuses on what matters most to your people AND your business.
I highly recommend LSA Global to anyone who is looking to improve individual and organizational effectiveness through highly customized and top quality leadership and management training programs.
LSA’s broad range of expertise is a wonderful resource.
VP of Human Resources
We contacted LSA to help us design and deliver customized management development programs. LSA worked with us to meet our exact needs. We started at the top with our executive team. It was such a great success that we rolled it out company-wide. We look forward to a long-term partnership with LSA Global and their team of experts.
Barry L. Byrd, SPHR
Human Resources Manager
Over the years, both at 3Com and now at Redback, I’ve found LSA Global to be a valuable partner. The recent management programs that they delivered for Redback’s executive and management teams was the right solution, of the highest of quality, and customized to fit our unique business and culture. I would highly recommend LSA to any company looking for top quality solutions.
Vice President of Human Resources
We consider LSA Global the top outsourced learning and development partner.
We work closely with LSA to customize leadership and management development programs to meet our growing business needs.
I would highly recommend LSA to any company wanting to deliver high quality and practical learning solutions for their leaders and managers.
Vice President Human Resources
Avon’s success is dependent on strong relationships among our Customers, Representatives, Associates, and outside resources we hire to help us meet our business objectives.
We were very pleased with the results from working with LSA Global to design and facilitate a custom management training program for our events management team focused on decision making and delegation.
LSA demonstrated responsiveness, flexibility, and a highly innovative approach to working with us.
Senior Manager, HR Destiny Sales Region
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
I appreciate that each management development program is preceded by a thorough training needs assessment of the participants that informs a design to fit the specific parameters and needs of the group.
The highly interactive delivery is provided by recognized experts in their fields. On the spot coaching is provided during the program and each participant receives individual follow-up after the course.
Courses can be delivered in-person or virtually.
Given the nature of Cisco’s business and the way we operate, these remote workshops are a must for anyone who joins our company. Their work is eye opening. Great content and fantastic delivery.
Frank J. Kuypers
Business Development Manager
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
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