Saundra Stroope is a consultant and coach. Her passion for development, drive for results, business acumen, and more than 20 years of human capital experience—in a variety of industries and award-winning global and Fortune 500 companies—allow her to bring creative ideas and practical talent solutions to the organizations she works with. She is the author of more than a dozen works on career, leadership, teams, and development of high-potential emerging leaders. Saundra has expertise in leadership development, succession planning, culture change, organization development, employee engagement, career development, team development, curriculum design, facilitation, human resources, and coaching individuals at all leadership levels. She has a long track record of leading and measuring the success of talent development initiatives. Her work as a talent management manager at a Fortune 500 company led to her receiving an award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. Saundra holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in human resources management from Texas A&M University. She is certified in the use of many leadership development programs and coaching assessments. Her certifications and qualifications include: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Step I™ and Step II™ Certified Practitioner; Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation™ (FIRO®) Certified Practitioner; Strong Interest Inventory® Certified Practitioner; Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®) Practitioner; CPI 260® Certified Practitioner; PDI Profiler, Lominger, and DecisionWise 360 Feedback Assessment Practitioner; Certified Facilitator for Crucial Conversations, People Skills, InsideOut Coaching, DDI, AchieveGlobal, Love ’Em or Lose ’Em, Supervisor Boot Camp, and NCharge Nurse Leadership Skill Development; DISC and Insights Profile Practitioner; Watson Glaser Critical Thinking and Thinking Styles Profiles by Pearson TalentLens; Certified PHR (Professional in Human Resources), Human Resources Certification Institute.