With a Ph.D. in Organizational Systems, Virginia is focused on helping organizations develop collaborative practices and transformational changes necessary to maximize employee performance and drive the organization to succeed. She has been a professional trainer and facilitator for twenty-two years, including extensive experience in designing and presenting at more than 5000 workshops, seminars, and board retreats. At Elevate, she uses her academic background and practical experience to push for creative consulting and strategic workforce solutions. As an International Trainer in leadership, communication, and team problem-solving, Virginia is well versed in cross-cultural training needs. She is fluent in English and Spanish, holds a Master Performance Consultant Certificate, is a Certified Executive Coach, and is an advocate of Action Learning Coaching. She also works as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Advanced Studies Faculty at University of Phoenix teaching online Industrial/Organization Doctoral Level Psychology Courses. With fifteen years of experience as an organizational development consultant and executive coach with outstanding success in improving leadership, collaboration, and communication, Virginia brings a slew of workforce performance ideas to the table. Some of her training specialties include Conflict Management and Difficult Conversations, Sparking Innovation and Creativity, Mastering the Art of Feedback, Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor, Business Writing for Professionals, and Communication.
Trainer & Executive Coach, Elevate BDG & USA Inc. (2017 – Present); Adjunct Professor of Organizational Psychology, University of Phoenix (2011 – Present); Founder, Dr. Wells Leadership Consulting (2002 – Present); Trainer, SkillPath Corporate Strategies (2012 – 2017); Adjunct Professor, University of North Texas (2011 – 2012); Trainer for Safe & Drug-Free Schools, Clark County School District (1995 – 2003)