Making the Complex Simple


Helping leaders create more productive, happier staff and a workplace where people want to work.

Kathleen Kelly is a management consultant, college instructor, seminar facilitator, and certified Birkman Method coach.

She works with organizations to improve team performance, staff management and leadership skills. Kathy has a down to earth style and enjoys “making the complex simple”.

Get Clear

Kathy helps organizations by working with them to define the outcomes they want, then designing programs to make that happen.

With 20 years experience in operations management in a variety of industries, including health care and local government, Kathy excels in working with managers to help create high performance teams.


Experienced instructor

Kathy’s style in seminars is all about facilitating learning by drawing on her participants’ knowledge and experience to create a lively and sometimes provocative atmosphere.  Besides her hundreds of seminars in organizations, Kathy has been an instructor at the University of Utah and in the College of Business at the University of Phoenix. Kathy is master certified in “The Accountability Experience” and has been a facilitator in accountability education sessions for 20 years.



Kathy has an M.B.A. from the University of Utah and a B.S. in Rehabilitation Services from the University of Connecticut.

What people say...

I've been through several certification workshops and yours was by far the best I've participated in. Your facilitation skills made it a very powerful experience for all of us. It's not too often that you have this combination of very hard work mixed in with lots of fun.

– Train the Trainer Participant

I enjoyed this tremendously.

– Eagle Valley Library District

Thank you for being so wise and adroit in helping me understand that my frustrated approach to problems at work is my choice, and that there is a better choice.

– Kristi P.

Just wanted to say thank you for a truly great session. I'm a fairly skeptical person but the Birkman was one of the most useful things we've ever done as a team.The Birkman is the most truly insightful instruments I've seen.

– Kristin

Your commitment is contagious.

–Seminar participant

Your Sundance Film Festival Volunteer training was the best 90 minutes of training I've ever had. Your words rang in my head all through the festival.

– Sarah-volunteer