CHICAGO (Dec. 5, 2023) – Bravanti announced today that Carol Fitzgibbons has joined the firm as Director, Leadership Acceleration. She will represent Bravanti in the marketplace with new and prospective clients, design and deliver solutions for clients providing a holistic approach to Bravanti expertise, and enhance the firm’s content offerings.

Fitzgibbons brings more than 30 years’ experience in consulting, corporate Human Resources, and university faculty roles. Her deep expertise in leadership development, team effectiveness, talent management, employee engagement, communications, change management, and organization effectiveness will help create impact for Bravanti’s clients.

Her experience spans a variety of industries, including software, consumer products, healthcare, professional services, manufacturing, and more.

“I am delighted to welcome Carol to the team, as she is a true professional with the highest personal standards. Her extensive experience and knowledge are assets to our team, as well as our clients as we help them create impact and achieve their business goals,” said Susan Gallagher, Bravanti President & CEO.

For the past five years, Carol has run her own independent executive coaching and leadership development consulting business (often partnering with Bravanti), while also teaching MBA courses as a member of the adjunct faculty at Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business.  Previously, Carol was the head of Organization Development for six years at CCC Information Services, a mid-sized software company. She also held internal OD/HR roles at Kraft Foods and ComEd, and consulting roles with EY, Deloitte, Andersen, and Capital H Group.

Carol holds an M.S. in HR Management from Loyola University Chicago and a B.A. in Psychology from Indiana University. She is a graduate of the CoachU Core Essentials and Advanced Corporate Coaching programs.

“I’m thrilled to join the talented team of professionals at Bravanti. The firm’s mission and vision align perfectly with my passion and talent for helping leaders accelerate their growth and reach their potential, and the team’s collaborative, client-centered, impact-focused culture is a great fit with my own values.”

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A global leader in executive coaching, leadership acceleration, and outplacement/career transition, Bravanti helps people and organizations discover and ignite their own potential to change futures for the better. Services include executive coaching, executive team coaching, new leader acceleration, leadership acceleration – especially for women and underrepresented groups – and internal mobility and outplacement services, including executive advisory and Next Act. For more information, visit