Carmen E. Voillequé is the co-author of SLAMMED: Succeeding in a World of Too Busy and Evolutionaries: Transformational Leadership – The Missing Link in Your Organizational Chart with business partner Randy Harrington, PhD. Ms. Voillequé is also the CEO and co-owner of Best Practices Media, co-founder of Strategic Arts and Sciences, and Principal consultant for Extreme Arts & Sciences. Her background is in business, education psychology, adult learning, and organizational development. She also has 20 years of experience in public speaking, teaching and facilitation. She is nationally respected for her expertise in strategic planning, organizational change management and implementing high performance team processes for strategy execution.
Prior to starting her career in consulting, Ms. Voillequé worked in the credit union industry as a leader in talent development, training and strategy. Additionally, her experience as a former educator in some of the Bay Area’s roughest urban high schools served to hone her experience in dealing with difficult learning and coaching challenges and tough audiences. This varied expertise has aided Ms. Voillequé over the last decade in coaching executives from the smallest nonprofit organizations to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. She brings a tough but compassionate and professional style to her teachings, and can work with almost any individual or group.
She serves a diverse base of clients in finance, technology, travel & tourism, law, government, non-profit, education, health care and hospitality. Past and current clients include Microsoft, Bluetooth SIG, Travel Oregon, the Federal Judicial Center in Washington D.C., and a variety of credit unions and financial institutions across the country.
Ms. Voillequé’s educational background includes a BA from the University of Oregon with Honors in Political Science, and a Certified Credential in Secondary Education, Community College Adult Education and Education Psychology from San Francisco State University. Ms. Voillequé also attended law school at the University of San Francisco. When not working, she enjoys traveling with her husband and daughter. She and her family make their home in Portland, Oregon.