Sr. Mgr of Talent & Org Development
Jen Sharp worked as an abused women's counselor and public educator prior to her nearly 25 year engagement in the corporate sector. She is currently the Senior Manager of Talent and Organizational Development & Executive Coach at Pella Corporation.
Jen has a B.S. in Family Service/Early Childhood Education from Iowa State University and a MBL from Bellevue University. She is an ICF board certified Executive Leadership and Life Coach and is a certified Performance Consultant. Jen is also certified in various psychometrics such as TESI, HBDI, EQi/EQ360, and Predictive Index (PI).
Engaged as a public speaker, she has addressed issues such as life architecture, empowerment, personal branding, and leadership at local schools as well as at St. Ambrose University, the University of Iowa and UNI Masters of Business programs. Iowa National Guard and other such institutions. In her spare time, she engages as owner and life coach for Authentic Life by Design. Jen is also a yoga and cardio/core fitness instructor. Jen and Tom have two grown boys and two adorable pups.