Jodi Callahan, Ph.D., PCC
Coaching and Consulting Experience
Jodi’s 14 years as a professional coach and consultant have provided extensive experience in multi-method leadership assessment and development for a wide range of industries, functional roles, seniority levels and organization size. Her deep expertise in leadership assessment informs both developmental coaching and discerning selection decisions. As a coach, Jodi works with senior executives to successfully formulate and execute development plans, effectively leveraging leadership assessments and other materials. As an external consultant, she leads multi-level executive assessments for development and selection decisions for global companies. Her experience inside large companies gave her greater insight into the client experience of working with external coaches and consultants, sharpening her client service orientation.
Prior to her consultancy, Jodi was director of leadership and employee development at BAE Systems, Inc., where she developed and managed execution of leadership and management curricula for a 40,000-employee, $10B aerospace, security and defense company. She partnered with the CEO to lead the design and delivery of a high potential leadership development program that delivered 200% ROI in its first years, built a team of leadership development managers and assessed, then coached high-potential executives. Previously, as manager of leadership development at The MITRE Corporation, she oversaw all leadership and management training, leading a team that administered programs ranging from foundational management skills to in-depth mid- and senior-level leadership development programs. She honed her expertise in assessment as a senior consultant for Personnel Decisions International. There, she received the Chairman’s Triple Crown Achievement award for exceeding goals of client management, service delivery and business development.
She also brings experience as an instructor, teaching assistant and research assistant over a six-year period at Tulane University.
Education and Certifications
Jodi earned her doctoral degree in organizational behavior at Tulane University and holds a B.A. in psychology and Spanish from Amherst College. In addition, she is certified and/or proficient in the following assessment instruments:
- Certified in the Hogan Assessment System, Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) and Leadership Versatility Index
- Certified for PROFILOR® 360 Feedback and Time2Change® 360 Feedback
- Certified Coach, PDI Ninth House
- Certified assessment interpreter and coach, The Hay Group Organizational Climate Survey, Inventory of Leadership Styles and Growth Factors Inventory