Joan is a Program Designer for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Executive Nurse Fellows at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®). She is also the Managing Director at CCL in Colorado Springs. In that capacity she manages the faculty and all operational functions of the campus in addition to the adjunct faculty. Prior to this, Joan was the Group Manager of Individual Leader Development. In that role, she had overall responsibility for CCL's flagship public offering, the Leadership Development Program (LDP)® as well as The Looking Glass Experience. In addition to her Campus leadership responsibilities Joan trains programs in the Open Enrollment and Custom Solutions portfolio. Her expertise in human resource development and competency-based learning is an asset to the wide variety of clients she works with at CCL. She is a certified feedback specialist, has coached action learning teams, and has co-authored publications on Resiliency, Adaptability, and Balance. Prior to joining the Center, Joan was an assistant vice-president of U.S. Trust Company, a wealth-management firm. In this role, she was responsible for company-wide financial training, organizational development, and executive coaching. Joan also has extensive experience in the health care field. As founder and principal of Medi-Legal Consulting, she provided legal consultation to North Carolina law firms and developed custom programs for healthcare provider organizations throughout the state. A published author on healthcare, she also worked as a clinician, educator, and administrator. She has served on the Board of Directors of North Carolina Equity, a statewide nonprofit women's advocacy and educational organization. She holds a B.S.N. from Duke University and a M.S.N. in Nursing Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.