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Teresa “Teri” Pappas, Ph.D.

Senior Consultant

Teri is passionate about helping individuals reach their potential and does so through customized coaching and development services. As such, she strives to understand her clients’ unique circumstances – their career aspirations, role dynamics, work priorities, and development goals. Teri serves as a trusted partner to her clients, helping individuals raise their professional impact based on the development of a targeted plan and measurable results.

Teri has worked for over 25 years assisting clients within the healthcare, pharmaceutical, financial services, automotive, and publishing industries. She specializes in the areas of leadership development (design and facilitation), executive coaching, competency modeling, and team interventions. Teri is an adjunct professor with the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management where she teaches Strategic Talent Management, and Leading Organizational Change.

Teri earned her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and her B.S. in Applied Psychology from Loyola University Chicago (Magna Cum Laude). She has presented papers nationally to the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Society, and has published in the Journal of Business and Psychology. Teri resides in Vernon Hills, Illinois with her husband and two daughters.

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We all share one characteristic: A passion for driving results

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