News & Insight
September 2010

WJM Adds Three New Professionals to Growing Team

Amy Armitage, Dixie Harper and Tricia Alexander join WJM

Amy Armitage, Senior Vice President will serve as Account Director for New England and as a member of the firm's leadership, sales and consulting teams. Amy brings more than 20 years of sales and consulting experience to WJM, including expertise in account management, leadership and team alignment, talent management, executive coaching, and design of business strategies to drive innovation and strategy execution. She has worked with a wide range of clients in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, insurance, financial services, technology, entertainment, and manufacturing. She has assisted clients in implementing behavior change, business improvement and growth initiatives at the executive, team, and organizational level.

Previously, Amy was managing Director for Delta NPD, a consulting firm dedicated to enhancing leadership and organizational effectiveness related to new products development and market growth. She also served as Acting Managing Director and a Principal at Capital H Group and a Principal with CLG in Pittsburgh. She earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management and B.A. from Duke University at the Institute for Public Policy Sciences. She lives in Ridgefield CT with her husband and three children.
Dixie Harper, Vice President, Client Services and Operations has been brought to WJM to enhance the coordination and quality of Company's service delivery. Dixie has over 15 years of experience in Human Resource Consulting, in roles spanning leadership, operations, and consulting delivery for executive coaching, career coaching, retained executive search, and HR consulting firms. The depth and diversity of Dixie's experience and her broad content knowledge provide her with a unique ability to partner with WJM's clients on organizational effectiveness and leadership development initiatives.

Prior to joining WJM, Dixie led her own organizational effectiveness consulting practice for eight years. Previously she was Director of Operations & Director of Organizational Effectiveness for Management and Capital Partners, a retained executive search and organizational effectiveness consulting firm, and Operations Manager for the New York office of Personnel Decisions International (PDI). Dixie graduated from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, earning a B.S. in Human Resource Management and a B.S. in Marketing.

Patricia Alexander, Office Manager, is now responsible for many of the day-to-day operations at WJM. Tricia works closely with the Company's leadership team, as well as the Faculty on managing consulting engagements. She is also responsible for customer support, often managing client relations, as well as a variety of project management protocols. Prior to joining WJM, Tricia held various roles in donor development for grassroots nonprofits and spent 10 years implementing communications initiatives at the United Nations. Tricia has a Bachelors degree in Journalism from Southern Connecticut University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Administration from John Jay College in New York City.

"We are thrilled to now have Amy, Dixie and Tricia at WJM." said Tim Morin, WJM's President and CEO, "Their experience and unique skills will allow us to further strengthen the services we provide our corporate clients, while continuing to make a lasting difference in the lives of the individual leaders we support. Each of the three will play critical roles in the next chapter of WJM's growth."

Please join us in welcoming Amy, Dixie and Tricia to the WJM team.

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