I am a professional author,facilitator and consultant.I have had several careers working with and managing teams in the medical, construction and retail fields. As an entrepreneur, I founded and managed for 15 years a successful book and gift store in Santa Barbara, Ca.
I have continually pursued my passion for collaboration and have volunteered with many non-profit groups as a Director, event organizer and meeting facilitator. Some of those projects include Women Waging Peace at the Harvard School of Government, Project Esperanza in Guatemala, and the International Dances of Peace Strategic Planning Conference in Holland with contributors from 20 countries.
I now work as a SCORE volunteer, a Hub member of SLO Transition Towns, and am co-owner of Energy Efficiency Solutions in SLO, CA.