About Kristy

“I have complete confidence in Kristy as a trusted advisor…”

“Kristy is a dynamic facilitator and her sessions are very interactive – no sitting still in chairs simply listening.”

“Her peaceful demeanor belies an active intellect… thinking many moves ahead and guiding the self discovery process.”

Kristy BradenKristy Braden is a seasoned facilitator, coach and organizational effectiveness consultant who specializes in helping organizations transform individual talent into team results. Kristy is known for her ability to provide bold insight and ask tough questions with uncommon warmth and presence.

Kristy’s nearly 20 years of experience in organizational effectiveness and leadership development roles spans several industries with a focus in the pharmaceutical and life sciences areas. She has led organization-wide initiatives focused on employee engagement, leadership development, and career development, and has acted as a trusted advisor to executives and their leadership teams. Kristy brings a pragmatic, immediately applicable approach to her clients that is grounded in solid, research-based theory, resulting in simple, powerful solutions that help leaders and teams reach their full performance potential.

Kristy holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and education from Michigan State University and a Master of Arts in adult education from Vermont College. She was trained and certified as a professional coach through the Coaches Training Institute and holds the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the International Coach Federation. Kristy is certified to deliver a variety of psychometric assessments including the MBTI, the Everything DiSC Workplace Profile, the Benchmarks Multi-Rater Feedback survey, and the Leadership Versatility Index. She lives and works outside Chicago, Illinois.