Skills and Expertise
Carol Bellini is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation with a strong background in leadership coaching. She has a Master’s degree in Organizational Behavior and attended Georgetown’s Leadership Coach Certificate program in 2008. Carol has been coaching individuals, teams, and business leaders since 2001 when she was first certified by Gallup as a Strengths Performance Coach.
In 2008, she founded Transforming Strengths, LLC. Since this time, she has facilitated thousands of coaching sessions with people across a variety of professional levels, industries, and cultures. She is a seasoned master strengths coach who inspires people to understand and capitalize on their talents in order to unlock their potential.
Her signature themes are Maximizer, Learner, Input, Connectedness, Intellection with supporting themes of Achiever, Self-Assurance, and Relator. Carol has been highly successful in helping individuals take full advantage of their talents by finding practical ways to invest in what they do best. She has a proven track record of working with leaders to drive a strong sense of team identity and engagement. She inspires leaders and teams to be more collaborative, engage in healthy conflict, and foster greater trust and team commitment by understanding team strengths and how to maximize partnerships.
Having worked for many years in leadership roles prior to becoming a coach, Carol’s understanding of leadership and business challenges helps her engage people in powerful coaching conversations that inspire personal growth and development. Her strength as a coach is to leave clients more competent and more fulfilled so that they are better able to contribute in their work roles and in their lives.
Selected Clients and Affiliations
Carol has worked with numerous organizations including Stryker, Pepsi, Merck, BMC Software, JDA, FAA, USDA, USAID, Salix Pharmaceuticals, International Youth Foundation, Vail Valley Foundation, Tesla Motors, UBS Financials, American Institute of Architects, International Orthodox Christian Charities, and numerous smaller, entrepreneurial companies.
Affiliations: Actively engaged in Georgetown Leadership Coaching community of Executive and Leadership coaches. Mentor Coach for students enrolled in the Global Experiences program and who are actively pursing international internships to develop their strengths and explore future career endeavors.
Leadership Roles (Past and Present)
Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach- founder of Transforming Strengths, LLC a small woman-owned business established in 2009.
Former Leadership Positions include:
- Director of HR, Stryker Corporation, a Fortune 500 Medical Device company, actively engaging in building a strengths-based culture in order to drive employee engagement.
- Project Leader at Becton Dickinson leading seven global implementations to encourage employees to become company shareholders furthering commitment to company values.
- Vice President and Head of HR for a start-up software development company helping to build the company from five initial employees to an international sales organization with offices in three countries.