Patricia Plumb

Leadership and Professional Development

In the last eleven years, Patricia Plumb has guided organizations through change as a facilitator and coach of collaborative leadership principles.  Her success has set leaders apart in their skill at maximizing their employee’s engagement in the workplace and inspiring demonstrated talent from within the associates.  Patricia’s work also included conflict resolution within teams and designing a three tiered Leadership Program.

As a leadership consultant for a Fortune 500 company, Patricia has trained over 7,633 leaders on topics such as leading effective teams, facilitating agreement, change management, coaching, interpersonal communications, and teambuilding. Her work has also encapsulated writing instructional materials for employees regarding sales, customer service, marketing, working with disgruntled customers, and coaching.  For a brief stint, Patricia served as the Manager of Public Relations for a chemical engineering company.

Mental Health and Education for Families, Adolescents and Children

As a consultant in a children’s hospital, Plumb taught parents with children/adolescents encountering weight management issues. She pioneered a program for troubled children and adolescents, equipping school counselors with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with students at-risk.  Patricia presented to parents and teachers on parenting, building a child’s self-esteem, grief, communication skills, and stress management.

Previously, Patricia taught in Missouri and in California for thirteen years in regular/special education classrooms and coached children as an early intervention specialist.  She counseled students in grades K through six in areas of sibling rivalry, behavior management, and grief.

Plumb earned a B.S. and an M.A. in Education from the University of Missouri, Columbia plus an M.A. in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA.

Community Involvement

Plumb’s work has also encompassed shared leadership in forgiveness and reconciliation on behalf of The Forgiveness Institute over seventeen years.  She has served on the Advisory Board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and as a staff associate for Character that Counts.