Yana Blackwelder, Distinguished Executive and Team Coach in Global Leadership Development joins Partners International’s leadership team

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Partners in Human Resources International (Partners International), a leading provider of high-touch career transition services, executive coaching, talent consulting and executive search is pleased to announce the appointment of Yana Blackwelder, M.A, PCC as a Managing Consultant to its Executive Coaching Practice. Ms. Blackwelder is a recognized leader in international executive coaching and woman’s leadership programs.

“The addition of Yana to the team is a huge win for Partners International, our staff and our clients” said David Saias EVP and Managing Director of Partners International.” Yana brings strong international experience to our firm where many of our US based clients have needs, and her women’s leaders

Yana will lead several initiatives including: intercultural coaching, women’s leadership programs, coach training and firm visibility. She has guided numerous clients around the world on cutting edge topics including coaching culture, women’s leadership, group coaching and team alignment. Having worked for many years in male dominated industries, Yana has supported women professionals in leading organizations worldwide such as The World Bank, Coca-Cola Hellenic, Women for Women International and Nestle. She is also proud to be an executive coach for the prestigious International Women’s Forum.

“The addition of Yana to the team is a huge win for Partners International, our staff and our clients,” said David Saias EVP and Managing Director of Partners International.” Yana brings strong international experience to our firm where many of our US based clients have needs, and her women’s leadership programs are cutting edge.”

Yana has a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and holds her BBA in MIS from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. Yana is also currently pursuing her PhD at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. She received her Coaching Certification from Coaching Development in London and is an ICF Professional Certified Coach and a trained ICF coaching competency assessor. Yana is also Hogan and MBTI certified.

“I’m really excited to join the Partners International team and leverage my global and women’s leadership development experience,” said Yana Blackwelder. “Building upon the great reputation that Partners International has gained over the years will offer me the opportunity to work with many world class clients”

About Partners International
Partners International is a full-service talent consulting firm, specializing in a broad range of Management Transformation Services including Contextual Coaching for Executives, Strategic Team Alignment, High Touch Executive Outplacement and Executive Search. We are a woman-founded, woman-owned, certified Diversity Provider, with an outstanding reputation and a client list of recognizable F1000 companies.

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