Lynn Lombardo

Lynn Lombardo

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Intrinsic Coach Training Program; 2009

Oakland County Wellness Coalition; 2008-present

Michigan Society for Bioenergetics Training Program; 2008-present

Women's Empowerment Network, Facilitator; 2008-present

Unbridled Performance: The Center for Team and Leadership Breakthroughs; Horse Enhanced Accelerated Learning (H.E.A.L.); October 2008

NCCJ, Different People...Common Ground, Diversity Dialogue; 2005-2006

Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit Regional Work/Life Committee Chair; 2004-2005

Michigan Business & Professional Association, Event Board Member; 2004, 2005

Organizational Development - Dr. Nancy Badore, Internship; 1999-2000

Summary

Highly competent psychologist with over 15 years of business and human services experience combining expertise in change management with ability to build solid client relationships.  Strong commitment to individual empowerment.  Positive role modeling and involvement in own personal process.  Deeply compassionate with high degree integrity and continued pursuit of excellence.  Self-directed and creative with strong organizational skills, superior follow-through and keen attention to detail.

Core Competencies

Leadership ~ Program Development/Management ~ Coaching ~ Counseling ~ Group Facilitation

Communication ~ Innovation ~ Assessment ~ Insight ~ Analytical ~ Problem Resolution

Cost-saving Initiatives ~ Customer Service

Power is standing strongly in your own center and living from your heart.  Sark

The greatest wealth is health.  Virgil

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PUBLICATIONS

A Case for Workplace Flexibility

www.whenworkworks.org

August 2005

Meeting Employee Needs Makes Good Business Sense

HR.com

July 2003

Increase Employee Satisfaction and Improve Your Bottom Line

HR.com

September 2002

Boosting the Bottom Line

EAP Digest

Spring 2002

Increase Employee Satisfaction and Improve Your Bottom Line

Michigan Business and Professional Association publication

First Quarter 2002

Finding Better Balance for Better Productivity

American Society of Employers Bulletin

August 2001

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VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

Amazing Wings

Goodrich, MI

(therapeutic riding program for children and adults with physical, cognitive or emotional challenges)

Volunteer

2009-present

Henry Ford Hospital

West Bloomfield, MI

Pet Therapy Program Volunteer

2009-present

Horses Haven

Howell, MI

(shelter for abused, neglected and discarded horses)

Volunteer

2009-present

The Roeper School

Birmingham, MI

Started and Co-Led

Parent Support Group/

Annual Fundraiser Volunteer

2004-2006

Work History

Work History

Career Note:  Additional positions include Human Resources Assistant and Administrative Assistant at American Red Cross (2001-2003), Substitute Teacher at Birmingham, Southfield, Troy and Warren Woods School Districts (1997-1998, 2001-2003), Administrator at Lederman Legan Services, P.C. (1991-1998) and Motherhood.  Detailed information provided upon request.

2006 - 2008

Director, Mariners Extended Residency (MER)

Mariners Inn

A 144-bed treatment center for homeless men with addictions consisting of a residential program with 80 beds, a transitional housing program with 36 beds and an extended residency program with 28 beds.

Oversaw daily operations of extended residency program; established new initiatives, supervised staff and interns, administered budget, completed monthly and annual reports, provided individual and group therapy, supported growth of organization through management team participation.

Key Accomplishments

  • Advanced leadership abilities.
  • Maintained program capacity of 28 clients on a continuous basis, extending hope and caring to clients according to their feedback.  Modeled healthy behaviors, both physically and emotionally.
  • Helped raise over $12,500 in donations for annual fundraiser.
  • Proposed and assisted in implementation of highly successful annual adopt-a-family program in which homeless men provided gifts and food for families in need during the holiday season.
2005 - 2006

Career Transition Consultant

Right Management Consultants

A career transition company that develops and delivers services to employees who have been outplaced.

Coached salaried employees of major automotive companies on career transition issues utilizing change management principles.  Assisted employees in completing career-related exercises and interpreted results of the BIrkman First Look Self Assessment.

Key Accomplishments

  • Received above-average evaluations in service delivery.
  • Won awards for greatest number of orientation sessions scheduled.
2003 - 2005

Research Technician

An urban public research university with more than 360 degree programs.

Performed assessments for longitudinal research study in order to identify factors contributing to adolescent substance abuse.

Key Accomplishment

  • Effectively engaged adolescents in order to promote self-disclosure and insure accuracy of data.
1993 - 1996

Employee Assistance Counselor, Managed Care Caseworker

Health Management Systems of America (HMSA)

A privately held independent corporation providing both mental and behavioral healthcare services to employers in both the pbulic and private sectors on a regional and national level.

Managed a regional office of an employee assistance program (EAP) consisting of 25 federal agencies with an employee base of 8,000 people.  Marketed EAP program, designed and conducted trainings, advised directors and managers, dealt with employees in crisis, provided short-term counseling and/or referrals, facilitated critical incident debriefings, facilitated groups to resolve organizational issues, and managed 25 contractual staff.

Key Accomplishment

  • Saved approximately $40,000 annually by instituting a cost-effective strategy for progam management.
1990 - 1992

Outpatient Therapist

Consortium for Human Development

Counseled individuals and couples employing various therapeutic techniques in order to help clients create significant life changes.  Dealt with both mental health and substance abuse issues.

1987 - 1988

In-Home Therapist

Macomb County Community Mental Health

Counseled families at-risk of having a child removed from their home.

1984 - 1987

Outpatient Therapist

Phoenix Center

Counseled individual, couples and/or families employing various therapeutic techniques in order to help clients create significant life changes.  Dealt with both mental health and substance abuse issues.

Education

Education

BA

MA

Michigan School of Professional Psychology (formerly Center for Humanistic Studies

Certifications

Certifications

LLP, Limited License Psychologist

State of Michigan

References

References

Jim Hartz

Ms. Lombardo performed her responsibilities with a high level of professionalism and integrity.She exhibited a deep commitment and caring to the clients she served, with a keen ability to listen to them and get to the heart of the matter.She was creative and innovative regarding her approach to treatment.She was responsible and dependable and could always be counted on to do what was requested of her in a timely manner.She valued accountability, holding both her staff and clients to high standards.In addition, she was well organized and attentive to detail.

Her commitment to excellence will make her a valuable team member and an asset to any organization.I highly recommend her.

Dave Sampson

Mrs. Lombardo was a member of the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee and a valuable team member.  Her professional skills, advocacy for the disempowered and commitment to human growth, makes her an asset for any organization in search of a qualified professional.

It was truly a pleasure serving in the capacity as Mrs. Lombardo's Direct Supervisor.  Her dedication to social services and zeal for professional growth and development made it a mutually beneficial and constructive relationship.