Leadership Matters, the forum of choice for current and emerging public and nonprofit leaders. Co-hosts Dr. Sheryl Gee, Jenni Frumer, John Jeanetta and Linda Shoob, along with their guests explore practical tips for issues management, human capital strategies, and improving leadership effectiveness. Leadership Matters, your forum for Informing Leaders. Inspiring Solutions! Leadership Matters is broadcast live Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
Dr. Sheryl Gee, a cultural psychologist, brings over 20 years of experience providing leadership, workforce, and organization development consulting, training, and coaching services to municipalities, nonprofits, educational institutions, and Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Gee, the Vice President of Training and Organization Development at Neighborhood House Association (NHA) in San Diego, CA and is also the founder of NHA’s social enterprise, InnoVisions, which provides professional, leadership, and organization development services to other organizations. Since 1999, Gee has served as an executive coach and facilitator with the Center for Creative Leadership which Financial Times has ranked as among the top 10 global providers of executive education for 11 consecutive years. Gee is passionate about helping people work better, and better together.
Jenni Frumer, a licensed clinical social worker and nationally certified guardian has done extensive training for social service and health care professionals and older volunteers. She is a Team Leader for the National Council on Accreditation for Family and Children’s Services (COA); conducting site visits of other social service agencies and US Marine Corps installations, both domestically and internationally. She has also served on the National Council on Accreditation for Family and Children’s Services (COA) committees to develop standards for guardianship services and the implementation of performance quality improvement (PQI) at small organizations. She serves on the New Age of Aging Leadership Advisory Committee; the American Society on Aging (ASA) membership and Aging Business and Finance committees. Ms. Frumer was an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University for seven years, where she taught graduate courses in Gerontology and Administration. Ms. Frumer assisted in the development of and is an instructor for the on-line Alfus Patient Advocacy Program at the University of Miami.
John H. Jeanetta has nearly 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, focused primarily on helping individuals of all ages to maximize strengths and overcome barriers. He is an effective administrator who is adept at brokering successful local, statewide and regional collaborative initiatives. Appointed president and CEO at Heartland Family Service in 2009, Jeanetta leads the 138-years-old human service agency to address critical needs for vulnerable children and families in eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Programs focus on child abuse, domestic violence, poverty and homelessness, juvenile delinquency, early childhood development, mental health services, addictions treatment and neighborhood enrichment centers.
Linda Shoob brings twenty five years of experience working in the field of leadership development, teambuilding and strategic planning. Linda is recognized for her efforts in assisting clients to develop systems that increase the overall effectiveness of the organization and improve performance and productivity. She works with executive teams to enhance their strategic alignment and assists them in clarifying mission, vision, values, roles, goals, processes and infrastructures.