AMY DANIELS, Ph.D.
Amy serves as a trusted advisor to the top executives of both public and privately held companies. She partners with leaders across industries to manage large-scale transformation initiatives driven by changes in strategy, product, technology, structure and process. Prior to founding her own consultancy in 2002, Amy spent five years with Arthur Andersen.
As an organizational psychologist, she is uniquely equipped to collaborate with clients, assess group dynamics, listen, and provide direct and candid advice. Amy invests considerable effort to understand each client’s strengths and development opportunities and the organizational culture in which they work. Her knowledge of leadership and motivational theories enables her to develop winning change management strategies and effectively coach clients to achieve higher levels of performance.
Amy values long-term relationships with her clients, and has worked repeatedly with companies such as Baxter, CNA Insurance, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Hillshire Brands, The Joint Commission, US Foods and USG Corporation.
Since 2001, Amy has served on the Board of Directors for RehabVisions, a privately held rehabilitation services company providing physical therapy to hospitals and skilled nursing facilities in the Midwest. Since 2006, Amy has also served on the Board of Directors for SHORE, a non-profit providing support to the developmentally disabled on Chicago’s North Shore.
Amy received her B.A. in Psychology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and her Ph. D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois.
Amy and her family live in a suburb just north of the city of Chicago where she and her husband are the proud (but tired) parents of three kids and one mischievous golden retriever.