Kathleen Lucas is a skilled OD/training consultant experienced in management, large scale organizational change, teams, performance consulting, coaching, Lean Six Sigma, strategic planning, creating a learning organization, re-engineering, all aspects of the training process, succession planning, and staffing.
Kathleen has provided a wide variety of services including large scale organizational change, management/executive development, strategic planning, high performance work organizations, teams, total quality, reengineering and support during all aspects of a joint venture. Clients have included AlliedSignal, Mitsubishi, General Electric, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Honeywell, and Nypro as well as small businesses, nonprofits, healthcare, public education, and higher education.
Ms. Lucas spent almost five years as Manager of Organization Development, Training and Employee Communications for a 5,000 + employee strategic business unit of Honeywell with a global sales force and facilities in the USA, Mexico and Switzerland. While at the MICRO SWITCH division she supervised and supported 18 OD and training professionals, provided facilitation for division-wide reengineering efforts as well as smaller scale process improvements. In addition, Kathleen provided consulting support to other divisions of Honeywell who identified Kathleen’s SBU as “best in class” for teaming, training, continuous improvement, and change management.
At Honeywell, Kathleen also played a key role in preparing the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award submission and site visit, and in winning the Illinois Association for Business Excellence Award . She led the employee satisfaction survey process from design through data analysis, communication, and action planning.
Kathleen’s other experience includes leadership roles in Organization, Training and Quality at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Ziff-Davis Communications, Seton Company and NCR.
She holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching, has served as an adjunct faculty member, and has taught in middle and high schools.