Speaker: Dr. Mary Jo Greil, Carson Greil Group, LLC
Mary Jo Greil is a certified executive coach and president of the Carson Greil Group, LLC, a management consulting, leadership development and executive coaching company. Prior to forming Carson Greil, her 20+ year career of senior information technology management and leadership development spanned from a startup business to a Fortune 50 company in a diverse set of industries including health care, forest products and steel manufacturing. She has presented at international and national IBM conferences, as well as for other professional organizations, and has twice received national awards for her work, including Top 100 Women in Computing.
Her formal education led to a doctoral degree in Management Information Systems and her second masters is in Telecommunications and Information Systems Management. In addition, she has completed certificate programs in leadership from the masters of Peter Senge (Systems Thinking), David Cooperrider (Appreciative Inquiry), Robert Kegan (Immunity to Change) and Richard Strozzi Heckler (Embodied Leadership).
She founded and was president of the Society for Information Management (SIM)-Memphis chapter and has been a member of the SIM-International Executive Board for several years, including VP-Issues Advocacy, VP-Marketing, and VP-Membership.
Last year, Mary Jo launched a community initiative called Imagine Memphis. Through this initiative, high school youth are working with community influencers to form an intergenerational network that inspires participants to create a more vital future for Memphis. Mary Jo has been recognized as one of the "Top 50 Women Who Make a Difference” by the Women’s News of the Mid South.
Appreicatative Inquiry: Change that Energies
Through group participation, you will experience an understanding of how Appreciatative Inquiry is different than pure Problem Solving and how it invokes engagement in the change process. While coming to this understanding, we will also build a sense of what are the core capabilities of the Wisconsin Chapter that will be useful to increase the value proposition for our members.