Scientist, leader, mentor, coach and author, Nancy Riesz is an interpersonal effectiveness expert who has been teaching people how to work together… better for 35+ years. A trend-setter and thought leader, Nancy inspires her clients to think in new ways so they more quickly achieve the significant and sustainable outcomes they desire. During her 20+ years in the healthcare industry, both clinical and corporate, Nancy developed a reputation for forming effective and efficient leadership teams, creating innovative ideas that solve problems, exponentially growing customer base and loyalty, implementing systems, improving processes and increasing sales. She has managed during several mergers and acquisitions that required a blending of nationalities, cultures, people and processes. Author of People Count! Never Underestimate the Value of Your Employees, Nancy describes how to deliver top-line performance and improve bottom line results.
Nancy earned an MBA from Xavier University’s Executive MBA program, a Master’s certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and a BS in Medical Technology from the University of Cincinnati. She is an accredited coach by the International Coach Federation.
Nancy is an adjunct professor at Xavier University MBA program, is Global Mentoring Chair for Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, member of the Chapter Leadership Council of National Speakers Association, founding staff member of the Mercy Franciscan Wholistic Health Centers, member of the Cincinnati Regional Chamber Small Business Advisory Board and the Business Travelers Advisory Committee for Delta Air Lines. Nancy is also a Rotarian, Leadership Team Coordinator for Stephen Ministry at her parish, Leadership Chair of the Executive Women’s Golf Association, a United Way Ambassador, a Hospice of Cincinnati volunteer, a coach for the First Tee program and a Teammate in Training for the Leukemia Society of America.
Nancy enjoys travel, golf, reading, being outdoors, learning and connecting with people. She lives in suburban Cincinnati with her husband, Jerry and their St. Bernard, Jodie.