Our Team Approach
“We know that individuals, teams, and organizations excel when they connect and learn across cultural divides.”
Elaine and Carrie utilize their combined 50 years as professionals, serving in a variety of multicultural settings, to customize training solutions. With expertise in adult education, professional development, and business coaching, their team approach offers an experiential, personal, and interactive learning environment.
Elaine Robinson Beattie is a motivational speaker, business coach and trainer. Her approach is based on the power of clear communication and strong, healthy relationship building. She is known for pinpointing bold actions – challenging leaders to reframe, refocus, and recommit for greater results. She is a masterful facilitator, team builder, and problem solver. Whether Beattie is unearthing issues or providing actionable solutions, she challenges her clients to empower people by fully utilizing the diversity of talents and resources “within their hands.” Elaine spent over 25 years in executive-level positions in Fortune 500 hospitality companies; in Hotel Operations, Human Resources, and more recently in Higher Education.
Carrie Wagner is a global education consultant and training specialist. An author, speaker and photographer with 20 years of international experience, Carrie facilitates cultural learning in a variety of industries including healthcare, hospitality, and education. As International Training Director for Habitat for Humanity International, Carrie facilitated training and leadership development in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America. Carrie has lived in Uganda, South Africa, Peru, and Ecuador and has traveled to over 25 countries. With a design degree from NC State University, Carrie integrates artistic expression and critical thinking into each project. Carrie is one of 200 facilitators worldwide, certified to administer Cultural Intelligence Assessment tools.