As President of the Leadership Group, M.E.G. “Meg” directs the firm’s management consulting practice around the Predictive Index® (PI), a behavioral assessment tool, and the Selling Skills Assessment tool (SSAT). As a licensed PI sales consultant, analyst and trainer, Meg directs the marketing, brand identity, and business development of PI and the SSAT in Minnesota. She manages the local PI Team of consultants, trainers and analysts and their client service delivery, in addition to the relations with PIWorldwide. Some of her responsibilities include: champions professional development initiatives, drives PI practice development, creates marketplace awareness, and co-sponsors the Leadership Breakfast with Saint Mary’s University and the ROI Small Business Leaders Forum with various additional sponsors in the community. Meg’s industry specialties include: professional services, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, automobile, non-profit, human resources, sales, and leadership consulting. Since joining the firm in March 2009, she has leveraged her eighteen years of experience in marketing and business development in the financial services industry to support our firm’s proposal development efforts, professional development program, and new Web site development. When asked what inspires her most about her work, Meg said, “The use of the PI and SSAT to help individuals achieve their best performance at work is powerful and inspiring. The realization that nurturing people’s motivations and helping them align their performance to their strengths can make any business or organization more successful…even in a depressed economy.” Prior to joining the firm, Meg worked as a Senior Manager for a national CPA firm where she learned about PI, SSAT, and the Customer-Focused Selling modules. She has held leadership positions in Marketing Communications and Business Development locally and nationally at two “Big Four” accounting firms. Meg received her BA in English from the University of Massachusetts—Dartmouth and has completed graduate studies at Boston University—Graduate School of Public Communications, the University of Wisconsin—Superior toward an MA in Mass Communications and Business. Lastly, she received a Mini-MBA in Non-Profit Management from the University of St. Thomas. Her professional affiliations include: the President of the Association for Accounting Marketing—Minnesota Chapter (AAM), a member of the Professional Sales Association (PSA), and a member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). As an active community member, Meg serves as a Secretary of the Board of Directors and Fund Development Chair of Camp Fire USA for the Minnesota Council and is Chair of the Board for the Women’s Network Minneapolis Job Support Workshop, a non-profit volunteer organization helping professionals in transition for almost twenty years. In the past she has been an active member in for the Twin Cities Arts community, Minnesota/National politics and a member of the Junior League for twenty years. Meg believes that there are two things in alignment with her personal belief in the empowerment of women and her ongoing study of the evolution of leadership of our nation: her vocation as a professional services marketing/financial management executive and her avocation helping women and young women in their career development.