Dr. Lana Petru joined The Thrival Company faculty in 2014 and has provided facilitator services to corporate entities, schools districts, and government agencies for more than 15 years. She has consulted to Fortune 1000 companies, school systems, and government agencies on leadership development and providing coaching to senior level management including C-level population. She is also a certified EQ facilitator and DISC administrator as well as a coach and expert at the Performance Consulting approach by Friesen, Kaye and Associates.
In addition to work for us, she is currently President of Líder·ology Consulting Group, a consulting firm that provides learning and development solutions to organizations across the country. She holds extensive training and education in coaching and mentoring in various leadership models, including but not limited to: Situational Leadership, Transformational Leadership, Servant Leadership, and Emotional Intelligence. She holds her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership including dissertation on transformational leadership. She maintains a mediation certificate from Texas State University and is trained in alternate dispute resolution, mediation, and negotiation skills.
Her expertise lies in taking non-performing teams and leading them to increased performance. She has a unique ability to build team rapport, develop effective team communication, increase team efficiency and effectiveness, and improve team productivity and performance. She has extensive experience designing and facilitating focus groups in the professional and academic settings. She has used focus group design and facilitation in the following capacities: determine market strategy, program development, program effectiveness, inform steering committees, develop nonprofit scope and purpose, and conduct qualitative research for associations.