ABOUT THE COACHES
Michelle is a leadership and organization development practices expert with extensive knowledge in aligning culture and strategies for ultimate effectiveness. Her passion for developing people to drive strong business results combined with her facilitation skills and strong intuition serve to assist companies in reaching their goals while developing strong teams and people.
Over 17+ years, she added significant value as a top executive for Direct Supply, a leading organization in the long term healthcare industry. Having held positions in sales, learning and development, human resources and organizational development, Michelle has rich business
In 2014, Michelle collaborated with Jane Schroeder to create Momentum Partners. Momentum Partners is a consulting and coaching firm dedicated to comprehensive Talent Engagement. Together, we help individuals, teams and organizations build and sustain positive momentum by Inspiring Effective Leaders, Building Strong Teams and Coaching for Career Fulfillment. Michelle earned her degree in Liberal Studies, with concentrations in communications and psychology from the College of St. Benedict in Minnesota. She is a registered corporate coach; an adjunct instructor at the University of Milwaukee’s Continuing Education and holds several additional certifications in facilitation, sales negotiations and leadership development. Michelle enjoys reading, doing Cross Fit, and spending time with family and friends. Michelle has lived in Milwaukee since 1991 and really enjoys the city, the lake and the people.
Master Career Counselor (MCC) & Board Certified Coach (BCC)
Jane is an experienced consultant and coach, positively impacting both individuals and organizations for over 25 years – from small privately held to Fortune 500 Companies – in diverse industries such as healthcare, financial services, retail, education, manufacturing and non-profit. She establishes a collaborative partnership and fosters the commitment of her clients utilizing a combination of insightful listening, authentic feedback and humor. Drawing on her expertise in emotional intelligence and positive psychology, she creates an environment that helps clients to engage their personal strengths and resources, overcome obstacles and enhance performance in the pursuit of goals.
Jane’s early career in human resources focused on talent acquisition, management training, employee services administration and wellness program management. After pursuing a Master’s degree, Jane held positions as a member of the counseling/career development team at several private colleges within the state. She then transitioned into the consulting arena when she joined Lee Hecht Harrison, a leading global talent development organization, as Senior Consultant.
Recognizing the need for customized, one-on-one career coaching services in the marketplace, Jane established a private practice. At JTSchroeder Consulting, LLC, she successfully managed individual and organizational client relationships, and designed and delivered strength-based services. In 2014, Jane collaborated with Michelle Primus, an expert in organizational development, to form a new business with expanded capacity. Momentum Partners, LLC is a consulting and coaching firm dedicated to comprehensive Talent Engagement. Together, we help individuals, teams and organizations build and sustain positive momentum by Inspiring Effective Leaders, Building Strong Teams and Coaching for Career Fulfillment.
Jane holds a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology/Counseling and a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science. She is one of few in Wisconsin to hold the designation of Master Career Counselor (MCC) – a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) with specific expertise in providing a full range of career services, including assessments. In 2012, Jane became a Board Certified Coach, through the Center for Credentialing in Education, and in 2013 earned the Certified Executive & Leadership Development Coach designation. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, the American Counseling Association, the National Board of Certified Counselors, the National Career Development Association and Professional Dimensions (A women’s leadership group in Milwaukee).
“Who you are, what your values are, what you stand for… They are your anchor, your north star. You won’t find them in a book. You’ll find them in your soul.”