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Saturday, February 23, 2013

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Our Guest:


Kathy Kilroy 

The Mentor Group


Mentoring –

President and Co-founder of The Mentor Group Inc., a leading career management firm founded in 1988. The Mentor Group provides services to enhance organizational effectiveness and support individual development and success. Services include: Leadership Assessment, Executive Coaching, High Impact Mentoring, Career Development, Outplacement and Lifestyle Transition Planning for Retirement.

The Mentor Group is a member of Lincolnshire International and Arbora Global Career Partners with offices in over 180 cities worldwide. Kathy serves on the Board of Directors for the US Affiliates. Kathy has a passion for mentoring and developing leaders. She is highly regarded for her ability to develop customized talent management strategies for organizations and for coaching leaders to leverage their strengths to achieve peak performance and to deliver business results.

Her clients and experience span Fortune 500 companies to start-ups in a variety of industries. She is known for action and results and bringing out the best in people. Kathy is committed to mentoring women and helping them excel in their careers and to achieve better work-life integration. She is the founder and sponsor of the Career Mentoring Alliance focused on providing leadership development and building professional networks and alliances for female leaders and entrepreneurs. Kathy serves as a Leadership Coach for the University of Illinois Leadership Certificate Program and coaches Business students as the plan and launch their careers.

Kathy serves as a board member and volunteer for The Lake County Haven, a social service agency dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless women and children. She is an active fundraiser and as a Mentor, prepares women to seek and secure employment opportunities as they rebuild their lives to live independently. Prior to establishing The Mentor Group Inc. Kathy’s experience includes international marketing and management experience in manufacturing and banking. Kathy earned undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Psychology from Western Michigan University and has completed numerous professional development programs and certifications in career development, life work planning, coaching and counseling.

She is a member of The Association of Career Firms International (ACF), a member and former board member of the International Association of Career Professionals (ICP), and the Human Resource Association of Chicago (HRMAC). Contact Kathy Kilroy at: 847-215-6110 Ext. 230 or