Leadership development programs include:

Vistage International – Peer-to-Peer Roundtables

Established in 1957, Vistage is the world’s leading chief executive organization.

With Vistage, Karie helps CEO’s become better leaders, make better decisions and get better results. Vistage members gain a fresh perspective and find new solutions through a unique combination of monthly peer-to-peer group meetings, dydactic coaching, industry expert workshops, access to “members only” conferences, online best practices and a global network of more than 14,000 executives.

Reserach has shown that after joining Vistage, member companies outperform their industry’s standards and improve thier company revenues, on average, at more than twice the percentage of thier previous growth rate.

As a Vistage Chair based in Arizona, Karie leads confidential monthly meetings with leaders of companies on the most difficult challenges and greatest opportunities they face. In between meetings she coaches members through private one to one sessions. As a result both the company and leader experience growth.

Women Presidents’ Organization

Karie leads monthly leadership labs for women who own or lead businesses that generate revenues in excess of 2 million dollars. These highly confidential, industry exclusive peer-to-peer forums provide women business owners and leaders with an informal advisory board for developing strategies to maximize opportunities and minimize challenges as well as a network of support for becoming well rounded, highly effective leaders.

Leader-to-Leader Strategy Sessions

Trained in the Peter Drucker 5 Most Important Questions method of strategic planning, Karie leads non-profits and corporations through a discussion that defines their purpose and mission and guides their strategy into a plan of actionable items and shared accountability.


Whether it is in or out of town; single or multi-day; team bonding, innovation or strategy and execution focused Karie designs creative, interactive and effective group retreats.  She has strategic relationships with retreat sites across the country and access to the best in field for speakers, interactive learning and entertainment events.  Karie works with the retreat planning team to design and deliver affordable, effective, memorable events that achieve the organization’s goals and eliminate event planning stress.

Individual Coaching

Karie works with leaders and key executives who are committed to overcoming obstacles that are holding them back.  Through appreciative inquiry she gently challenges the “truths” each person holds to uncover new ways of thinking and creating solutions.