Connie Rose is a passionate, creative, and resourceful leadership coach, trainer, and professional speaker with a fervent ability to strategically plan and implement vision. She has over thirty years of project management, development, leadership, marketing, social justice, and human and social services training experience. Before joining Elevate, Connie worked in the non-profit sector and in top Fortune companies, including Revlon, L’Oréal, and Ventiv Pharmaceuticals. She is a Transformational and Empowerment Coach and Guide in Leadership Development where she provides emotionally moving and intellectually stimulating training in a straightforward style that has become her trademark. Connie has worked with individuals and leading-edge organizations in organizational, personal, and leadership development. She has experience delivering leadership development, healthcare/first responders human and social services programs internationally including Nigeria, Uganda, Italy, Germany, and Cuba. As a Transformational and Empowerment Coach, she provides guidance and advice to clients in interpersonal communications, presentation skills, business writing, professional development, inclusive leadership, conflict/change management, crisis intervention, emotional intelligence, team development and other areas key to success in their personal and professional life. As a trainer and executive director of a non-profit, she teaches courses in Communication, Business, Organizational Communication, Leadership, Diversity – Equity and Inclusion, Human and Social Services. Connie is a SME (Subject Matter Expert) in developing and delivery: Trauma-Informed Care, Resiliency and Human Trafficking. Connie’s expertise extends to workplace communication skills, interpersonal and public speaking skills, and nonverbal communication behavior. Her diverse background providing hard and soft skills training (live and virtual), coaching keynote and breakout speaking, meeting/retreat facilitation, instructional design, content development, and resource development make her one of Elevate USA’s top SMEs.
Trainer & Executive Coach, Elevate BDG & USA (2016-Present); Training Consultant/Director Training & Survivor Leadership/Director Survivor Programming & Leadership, Selah Freedom Inc. (2013-Present); Survivor Leader & Public Education Specialist/Survivor Advocate, Victims2Survivors Inc.(2009-Present)