As founder of Access to Leadership, Lois brings over thirty years of independent and corporate business experience in training, development, coaching, sales and management. She has designed and facilitated training and coaching workshops for all levels of employees, with emphasis on skill and career development. Her expertise is in leadership and management development and human resources with emphasis in performance management, career management, succession planning, talent management and customer care.
Career highlights include international sales and management positions in the service and high technology industries with companies such as American Airlines, Digital Equipment Corporation and Jenny Craig International, where she was responsible for the hiring, training and on-going development of sales and staff personnel. In addition to corporate clients, Hall teaches Human Resources and Leadership and Management courses at the University of California, California State University and San Diego State University and serves as a Certified Career Consultant focusing on Career Management.
She has been a featured radio guest and a popular keynote presenter discussing the impact of leadership and performance management on HR departments and organizational effectiveness.
Lois holds an M.A. in Counseling and Administration from Assumption College in Worcester, MA, and an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology from Annhurst College in Woodstock, CT. She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, FIRO-B, Thomas Kilmann and Behavioral Interviewing specialist and incorporates the instruments into many of her programs. Among her professional affiliations, Lois participates in the Association for Training and Development and the Society for Human Resource Management.