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.
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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
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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
LSA has become the gold standard in team building and management training at Genomic Health! I have a hard time finding facilitators that come close to their level of customization, expertise and experience.
Director of Human Resources
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
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
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
LSA custom designed a key management development solution for our Client Partner Teams on both coasts that aligned with our business priorities and organizational culture.
I’d recommend LSA to any company looking for a first class training and consulting partner that truly makes a behavior and performance impact.
Chief People Officer
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 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
Thank you to LSA Global for their partnership and support in helping us to design and roll-out highly needed and valuable leadership and management development programs that fit our unique situation.
I personally have partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight.
We look forward to partnering with them for a long time to develop our managers and leaders.
VP Human Resources
LSA’s approach and ability to bring the right leadership and management expertise and approach to eBay has been a great asset.
They really focus on helping us succeed in any way they can and definitely lifted up our leadership and management development capabilities.
Learning & Development
We consider LSA Global the top outsourced learning and development partner.
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
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
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