Announcement: Catalyst Constellations New Board Members
Catalyst Constellations Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members
Burien, Washington – Catalyst Constellations announces that Julie Vens – De Vos and Sara Roberts are joining as new members of their Advisory Board.
Julie brings a wealth of leadership experience as former CEO of nexxworks and a proven track record of guiding leaders and organizations to successfully navigate the Day After Tomorrow.
Sara Roberts is a seasoned consultant and author with vast experience in helping companies find purpose, transform culture, and build strong leadership teams, collaborating with Fortune 500 companies and global brands.
“Catalyst Constellations is honored to welcome Julie Vens – De Vos to our Advisory Board, whose unparalleled expertise working with C-Level executives from across Europe embrace innovation and new business models, will be instrumental in helping us empower Catalysts leaders and the organizations they lead become change leaders.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Sara Roberts to our Advisory Board, a visionary leader whose profound expertise in transformative change and organizational innovation, will undoubtedly propel Catalyst Constellations to new heights, fostering a new era of leadership and strategic innovation.”, said Shannon Lucas, Co-CEO & Co-Founder at Catalyst Constellations.
About Julie Vens – De Vos
Julie Vens – De Vos is a respected leader and entrepreneur, with a notable career at nexxworks. Under her CEO leadership, nexxworks thrived, notably transitioning from inception to achieving strong commercial results in 2019. She skillfully steered the company through the COVID-19 pandemic, established essential internal tools and processes, and managed a vast portfolio of local and global customers. Adaptability is how she’s wired. Her expertise in curating and delivering top-tier international programs for C-level executives, including clients like Walmart, Roche and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, highlights her positive influence and business acumen.
Before nexxworks, Julie’s dynamic career at Coca-Cola Enterprises showcased her multifaceted skills. Rapidly advancing to a managerial role within a year, she co-founded the CRM team, initiating pioneering B2B omni channel initiatives. Her ability to manage and initiate commercial relationships further underscores her comprehensive understanding of business operations and customer engagement.
Julie’s journey reflects a profound commitment to innovation, leadership, and fostering meaningful relationships on a global scale. She identified with the Catalysts superpowers and is a strong advocate for the need to engage people to the right narratives to drive sustainable change.
Today she works on projects in advisory, learning & development, business development and strategy.
About Sara Roberts
Sara Roberts, an accomplished executive consultant, author, speaker, and leadership coach, specializes in purposeful companies, organizational effectiveness, high-performing leadership teams, and cultural transformation. She authored “Nimble, Focused, Feisty: Organizational Cultures that Win in the New Era and How to Create Them” and co-authored “Light Their Fire: Using Internal Marketing to Ignite Employee Performance and Wow Your Customers.” As a sought-after keynote speaker, she presents at national and international conferences on topics like organizational culture, purpose-led organizations, innovation, and transformation.
Founder of the consultancy Roberts Golden, Sara and her team collaborated with major global brands, causes, and institutions, serving nearly a quarter of the Fortune 100 over the past decade. In 2015, she sold Roberts Golden to Ernst & Young (EY), contributing her experiences to build EY’s Purpose-Led Transformation practice. In this capacity, she partnered with Simon Sinek to promote the WHY movement in organizations worldwide.
Sara’s recent role at Google, as the director and head of organization development and talent for core consumer product businesses, involved working closely with popular products like Ads, Assistant, Maps, Payments, Search, and Shopping. Specializing in assisting executive leaders of Fortune 500, high-growth, and prominent brand organizations, she focuses on fostering cultures of purpose, customer centricity, innovation, and collaboration through engaging experiences for employees and customers. Noteworthy clients in recent years include Alcatel-Lucent, Bank of America, Cisco, Disney, Google, Microsoft, Nike, and Wells Fargo, among others.
About Catalyst Constellations
Catalyst Constellations is dedicated to the empowerment of Catalysts creating bold, powerful change in the world. Through their vast network of offerings, they teach Catalysts how to nurture their skill sets to accelerate the transformation and increase success on transformational projects.
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