The COMPIO Network
Founded in Pittsburgh, PA, COMPIO is a virtual consulting partnership. This elastic business model allows us to expand to meet client needs, and contract once the needs have been met. In addition to our own content and services, we continuously seek partners who offer complementary areas of expertise, specialized services and unique delivery options.
We choose who we affiliate with carefully. Once COMPIO identifies an exceptional resource, we actively find ways to support them through referrals and partnership opportunities.
Founder Profile: Tracy Fuller
Tracy Fuller is a Pittsburgh based executive coach who helps business leaders approach their challenges more creatively and effectively. For over fifteen years, her coaching services have been infused with expertise in leadership development, organizational development and applied creativity.
In addition to coaching for individual effectiveness, Tracy Fuller has consulted with boards, Presidents and senior executives on the design and effectiveness of their leadership teams and the development of their organization's capabilities.
Ms. Fuller has supported success at every stage of the organizational life cycle; including the start-up of new businesses and business units, driving rapid growth, enhancing periods of stability, designing effective reductions in force and closing business operations. Prior to founding COMPIO, Tracy Fuller served as Vice President of Human Resources for MetalSite, Inc., an international B2B e-commerce firm, and its subsidiaries. As an Officer of the firm and member of the executive team, she defined and executed people strategies to drive the business strategies.
Ms. Fuller has developed educational curricula for executives, general management, medical staff, faculty and students of literally all ages. She is a faculty member at the Chautauqua Institution, teaching tools and techniques to support innovation. Tracy has also lectured at Carnegie Mellon University's Graduate School of Public Affairs, and the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business. She has Master's Degrees in Business Administration and Education and an advanced certification (PCC) through the International Coaching Association.
COMPIO uses this space to highlight some of our most generative and skillful collaborators. The following partners are fun to work with and provide services clients have found uniquely effective.
Mark Bryan helps people become artists at whatever they do. Author of several books and curricula taught in colleges and universities around the world, he is best known for translating the insights of working artists and business leaders into practices that increase the quality of his clients' work and lives. Mark earned his Ed.M from Harvard University and was a member of the Dialogue Project at the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Learn more about Mark's work at www.markbryan.com.
Quote: "Yes, we are all creative. Creativity is a teachable, trackable process developed over a lifetime. It is much more about perseverance and openness to unpredictable effects than it is about some brilliant capacity most of us lack."
Featured Collaboration: Creating a senior leadership team retreat grounded in research and exercises from Mark's book, "The Artist's Way at Work." Outcomes included defining unique sources of strength and capability, an increased motivation to listen to and learn from each other, and integrating new insights from the retreat into personal leadership and career development strategies.
Gay Fogarty's work is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations realize their full potential. Her proven ability to effectively assist individuals and organizations in assessing, planning and implementing change has gained her a reputation as a leadership and career coach who helps others take action and achieve results. Dr. Fogarty holds a Ph.D. in Organization Development from Temple University. Learn more abut Gay's work at www.thefogartygroup.com.
Quote: "You maximize effectiveness by developing recognized strengths. The weaknesses to address are the ones that get in the way of the use of the strengths."
Featured Collaboration: Providing an integrated team coaching and individual coaching process enabling a diverse senior leadership team to define a common set of requisite leadership capabilities, and implement developmental strategies that built individual and team effectiveness. Referring a Human Resources partner to integrate these behaviors into the organization's performance management process; and then cascading the developmental coaching throughout the management team.
Sheila Washington is most knowledgeable and passionate about helping each of us understand what impacts our ability to use diversity as a source of personal and organizational strength. She excels at collaborating with her clients to create customized learning programs. Ms. Washington earned a Masters Degree in Organizational Development at American University. Learn more about Sheila's work at www.consultwcg.com.
Quote: "It's just good business to create an organizational culture that values & respects people."
Featured Collaboration: Designing and facilitating a program enabling a multi-national human resources team to define new ways to spur growth through innovation. Incorporating the input from several experts and stakeholders, the program increased participants' business knowledge and HR/functional knowledge; provided opportunities for practical application of innovation principles and practices; stimulated new thinking, dialogue and information sharing; and built relationships and joint objectives across several business units.
Join Our Network
If you would like to discuss joining COMPIO's network of resources, you can
- become an affiliate
- or e-mail Tracy Fuller to discuss who you work with, how you help them, and how your products and services could benefit joint customers.