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Jody Porter

Senior Consultant

Jody brings to STS over 20 years of experience as an organizational and leadership development professional investing in the growth of leaders, enhancing team effectiveness, and strengthening organizational cultures to ensure performance excellence and sustainable results.

She is passionate about partnering with leaders and teams to build a culture of engagement and psychological well-being that makes a lasting impact on the organizations she supports. In addition to her emphasis on developing engaging cultures, leaders working with Jody frequently cite her ability to skillfully craft practical solutions to challenging strategic issues.

Prior to joining STS, Jody spent 12 years honing her understanding of effective leadership in operationally excellent, high-reliability organizations. Most recently, she spent four years as the Director of Organizational and Leadership Development for Duke Energy. Jody was responsible for the design and implementation of industry-leading solutions supporting the organizational and leadership development strategy. The breadth of her experience in this role included organizational culture and employee engagement improvement initiatives, leadership development programs, workforce planning, succession planning, knowledge transfer and retention, and individual and team assessments. She has extensive experience supporting a range of leaders from first-line leaders to senior executives.

Jody is a certified as an executive coach and in certified in several leadership and team assessment tools. She is an active member of Women in Nuclear and a passionate proponent of women’s leadership development. She earned a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Organizational Development from Clemson University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from Northcentral University.

Jody and her husband Chris have three daughters and two granddaughters who bring a tremendous amount of joy into their lives. Jody and her family make their home in the Upstate South Carolina which provides ample opportunities for hiking, camping, and motorcycle riding.

We are professionals with diverse backgrounds, training, and experience

We all share one characteristic: A passion for driving results

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