Management Consulting

Lead the ChangeLead the change


It can definitely be lonely at the top. Leaders can also be inspired, inspiring and effective. Let Catherine Direen be your sounding board, your inspiration, your chief cheerleader, your coach. After many years in senior leadership positions, she knows what the world looks like from behind your desk and she can help.

Our uniquely tailored management services help CEOs, executive directors, and senior staff members reach their full potential, whether a first time director who’s learning the ropes or a seasoned leader who wants to improve the bottom line.

Learn a management style that works for your own personality and talents. Learn how to improve your organization’s performance. Make your budget reflect your strategic priorities. Help your senior staff work more effectively together. Cultivate a stronger working relationship with your Board of Directors and help members become better Board members.

We offer leadership coaching and senior staff development, targeted organizational assessment, customized board of directors trainings, strategic planning, and learning sessions on skills including financial literacy and financial management, meeting facilitation to improve outcomes, staff supervision and evaluation, team-leading, coaching employees for success, and improving administrative systems.

“Catherine Direen is a wise, strategic and inspired leader who brings energy and stimulation to any organization with which she works. She is the motivational catalyst that organizations need to build a better, stronger future.”

Kathy Dalle-Molle
Editorial Coordinator
Rick Smolan’s “The Human Face of Big Data” Project 2012

Services include:

  • Executive coaching
  • Senior staff coaching
  • Organizational assessment
  • Strategic planning
  • Board of directors training
  • Meeting & process facilitation
  • Learning sessions:
    • Financial literacy
    • Financial management
    • Meeting facilitation to improve outcomes
    • Staff supervision and evaluation
    • Team-leading
    • Coaching employees for success
    • Improving administrative systems