About Coaching for Positive Action
Cindy Petitt is the founder and president of Coaching for Positive Action. She has been serving as a thought partner with managers, executives, small business owners, and high potential employees for over twenty-five years.
She is former head of Human Resources and Workforce Effectiveness at a federal financial regulatory agency, and was responsible for overall human resource management programs, diversity management, and organizational development. During her tenure in this position, the organization’s reputation as an employer of choice received significant national recognition due in part to the many programs put in place by Workforce Effectiveness. Cindy has held corporate leadership positions in strategic planning and quality improvement, and served as an independent executive coach and consultant. She has implemented corporate programs that provide individual coaching to senior executives and managers and group coaching to high potential women.
She was an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the President’s Federal Quality Award, and was an active member of the Corporate Leadership Council, International Benchmarking Clearinghouse, and Financial Services Business Excellence Council/US Conference Board (Co-Chair). She has served on Advisory Boards, and is involved in volunteer activities that support the economic growth and development of her local community.
Cindy is a certified Executive, Business and Life Coach. She has a MS degree in Organizational and Human Resources Development from American University/NTL, and a BS degree in Psychology from Centre College of Kentucky.