Laura Shankster-Cawley


  • Ph.D., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional experience

Laura specializes in helping individuals and organizations leverage their strengths and talents to flourish and accomplish their strategic objectives. Having spent more than 25 years as a Management Consultant, Laura has successfully managed a wide variety of corporate talent initiatives including executive and managerial assessment, entry-level and skilled hiring systems, job and competency analyses, performance management system development, employee engagement initiatives, focus groups, corporate culture initiatives, HR Audits, training content design/development/delivery and global competency development. Laura has also led various operational initiatives within both small/boutique as well as international consulting firms including: creation of user communities to facilitate brand recognition, learning and customer loyalty; marketing and market viability research; and business development.

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