Holly is currently the CEO and Managing Director of THE HUMAN FACTOR, Inc. (www.TheHumanFactor.biz). Ms. Green has more than 20 years of executive level and operations experience in FORTUNE 100, entrepreneurial, and management consulting organizations. She was previously President of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a global consulting and training organization as well as LumMed, Inc. a biotech start up. She has a broad background in strategic planning, organization design and development, process improvement, and leadership assessment and development. She has been responsible for and successfully designed and built the necessary infrastructure in several organizations. Experiences include working as both an internal and an external resource for multinational corporations including The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T, Dell Computer, Bass Hotels & Resorts, QUALCOMM, Expedia, Inc., Celanese, RealNetworks, Inc., Microsoft and Google. Holly is known as someone who gets things done and has led turnarounds as well as hyper growth organizations.
With a proven track record of value-added delivery and as a sought-after speaker and consultant, she has received national recognition. Holly conducts more than 50 workshops annually for Vistage, the worlds’ largest CEO membership organization. She was recently awarded her second speaker of the year award. She is also a frequent keynote speaker for numerous corporate and professional associations. Her recently published book, More Than A Minute: How To Be An Effective Leader & Manager In Today’s Changing World (Career Press, September 2008, MoreThanaMinute.com) lends voice to her corporate experience and goes beyond the theory of leading and managing by providing practical action oriented information to those aspiring for greatness in business. Holly also recently co-founded the Management Development Institute, offering a comprehensive certificate program in management.
Holly graduated Summa cum laude with her Bachelors degree in behavioral sciences and with Distinction with her Master of Science degree in organization development from American University in Washington, D.C. She also has her Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), Change Management and Total Quality Management certifications. She is currently on the staff at Webster University and teaches courses in the graduate program. Holly also teaches for the University of California San Diego, Rady School of Management in the executive education program and at the University of San Diego in the Leading Strategically program.
Holly is a board member of Total Training, Inc. and serves on the Speaker Advisory Board for Vistage International. She is a member of the Corporate Director’s Forum and has served in numerous company and not for profit organizations. She is an active member of the Chairmen’s Roundtable, a nonprofit organization of senior executives providing pro bono strategic advice to mid-sized businesses and serves as a mentor in California State University’s Center for Leadership and Mentoring.