We are passionate about helping individuals grow and moving organizations forward. We work with executives and senior leaders in Fortune 500 corporations, institutions of higher education, small to mid-sized business owners and cross-functional teams as well as managers and boards of directors of non-profit, healthcare and community organizations. Our Executive Coaching, Leadership and Team Development and Cultural Assessment services are rooted in deep expertise that creates impact, brings about change and delivers results.
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Missy Rittenhouse has over 35 years of expertise in leadership and team development, change management, cultural assessments, strategy development and executive coaching. She is highly recognized as an industry expert for delivering people strategies and systems that promote business success and result in personal and professional growth. As owner of MT Rittenhouse and Associates and Approaches Consulting, LLC, she consults with executives and senior leaders in Fortune 500 corporations, small to mid-sized business owners and cross-functional teams as well as managers and boards of directors of non-profit institutions in education, healthcare and community organizations. In her consulting role, she works with senior leadership and teams on people management plans that deliver business results, leadership development and the design and implementation of organizational change. Missy is passionate about helping individuals grow and moving organizations forward and uses her strengths and expertise to build capable leaders, effective teams and flexible organizations with strong cultures.
Prior to her consulting career, Missy held leadership positions in operations management, global commercial engineering and human resources. She had a 24-year career at Corning, Inc., a global technology-based corporation with sales and manufacturing sites throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia. As a Manager in the Organization Effectiveness and Education group in Corporate Human Resources, she led design and implementation of a variety of organization development and change management processes for global businesses. She collaborated with senior leaders and their staffs to develop and implement processes and programs to align and integrate business objectives, company culture, performance management, business processes, and measures and outcomes. Missy also served as Global Division Human Resources Manager at Corning for several businesses, was part of the executive leadership team and drove the development and execution of a worldwide human resource strategy for each of organizations.
Missy has a B.A. in English from Boston College and received certification in Myers-Briggs, as well as supplemental training and course work at the Center for Creative Leadership, National Training Lab, Prosci Change Management Systems and other nationally recognized seminars in Human Resource Management.
Outside of her consulting practice, she is active in the local business community as a board member for several organizations.