Lindy Williams

LINDY WILLIAMS
Consultant/Designer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Drawing on 25 years of corporate experience,  Lindy offers a front line perspective to discussions  of needs analysis and potential solutions to organizational challenges. Her extensive background in training, human resource development and career development enables  her to partner with clients and internal subject matter experts in leveraging critical internal support processes while building innovative approaches  to manage today’s issues while preparing for tomorrow’s opportunities.

As a consultant and designer for Talent Dimensions and Career Systems International, Lindy has worked with organizations ranging from banking & financial services to engineering firms and government agencies on the design and implementation of powerful new approaches to managing change, developing & retaining talent and creating development focused, resilient work environments. Her clients have been awarded the Workforce Optimas Award and the ATD Excellence in Practice Award in recognition of programs she helped them develop. Lindy has collaborated on numerous design projects resulting in a thorough understanding of the fundamentals and core elements of a wide range of programs and products. A gifted speaker, workshop facilitator, career coach and author, Lindy has been a conference presenter for the International Quality & Productivity Center, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives, ATD and SHRM. Her focus is on learner experiences that bring results and make lasting change in organizational cultures.

Her facilitation experience includes coordination of project team initiatives and delivery of programs in Europe and Asia/Pacific locations  as well as sites throughout the U.S. She is a coauthor of the book, Up is Not the Only Way, (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 9/2017), and contributing author to HR in the 21st Century, (Wiley & Sons publishers) and a number of human resources and training publications.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS

Lindy has a BA in Education from the University  of Kentucky and has been actively involved in advisory boards of Guilford Technical Community College, the Tech Prep Program, and the Guilford County Schools.

SPECIALTY AREAS

Lindy’s broad range of expertise includes competencies in the following:

  • Career Development Planning and Coaching
  • Employee, Leadership & Organization Development
  • Facilitation & Project Coordination Skills
  • Engagement & Retention Strategy
  • Development, Succession & Continuity Process Design

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

The Association for Talent Development, the National Career Development Association, and Society for Human Resources Management.