Instructor Bios

Joan S. Carter, M.A.
Carter Enterprise Group

Joan S. Carter, M.A. Joan Carter is Co-Founder of Carter Enterprise Group, an Organizational Consulting firm specializing in leadership development. Joan has over 35 years experience as a corporate executive, entrepreneur and consultant. She has achieved an impressive reputation as an internationally recognized leader in organizational consulting. Her background couples operations experience as an executive officer of a publically-traded business with extensive consult-expertise in board development, assessment and development of executives teams and organizations in the private, public and nonprofit sectors.

Joan is the former President of the Heartland region of Right Management Consultants. Her previous experience includes founding and serving as President of a Minneapolis based organizational consulting firm that was acquired by Right Management Consultants in 1997 when she then became the Group Executive Vice President over 29 Right offices.

She started Carter Enterprise Group with her husband Stephen in 2003 to meet client demand for leadership development and strategic planning services. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and founded their Kansas City Chapter.

Joan has authored many articles and a book on several consulting topics including Board Succession Planning, Strategy Development, Leadership Effectiveness, Organizational Change, and Career and Life Planning.

Leadership Development / Succession Planning / Strategic Planning / Generational Leadership / Employee Engagement / Building High Performing Cultures / Team Building / Career and Life Planning / Executive Assessment and Development / Corporate Governance Issues