Debra Williams

Location: United States
Fluency: English

Debra Williams is a Partner at New & Improved with a diversified career in Human Resources and Organizational Development. Her experience serving clients both within, and as an external consultant to organizations spans industries such as healthcare, telecommunications, food manufacturing, and financial services.

Her ability to support the growth of a sustained innovation culture is fueled by her passion to remove barriers to team and individual effectiveness, build change leadership skills in those she serves, and develop creative approaches to make learning last beyond the classroom experience.

Before becoming a Partner of New & Improved, Debra spent 15 years as an internal Human Resources consultant and manager within several Fortune 500 companies including: Kraft General Foods, Kellogg Company (Lender’s Bagels), MCI Telecommunications, Bayer Pharmaceutical Corporation, Campbell Soup Company (Pepperidge Farm).

Some of the client organizations to benefit from her training programs and strategic facilitation include:  Covidien, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis, Yale New Haven Hospital, The Inter-American Development Bank, Cablevision, Norwalk Community College Foundation.

Deb holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a Master of Arts from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She is certified in the Creative Problem Solving Process, Lateral Thinking, and is a FourSight facilitator.

When she’s not working, you will find her chasing her 6-year-old son around the backyard and, in quieter moments, listening with delight to his remarkable innovative thinking! 

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Whether you want to start with a small training workshop or discuss more widespread systematic culture change, give us a call. We will tailor a solution to fit your exact needs.

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