DJA Senior Consultant
Paula has nearly twenty years of experience in the Benefits Administration Industry. During this time, she has held various leadership roles focused in the area of leadership development, people and change management. Paula developed and designed a management training program for Benefits Administration New Managers, has trained and coached new managers and led multiple trainings over the years for new and seasoned managers. Paula has received numerous recognitions as a strong and effective leader and has partnered with numerous Fortune 500 companies such as Verizon Wireless, Aetna, CenturyLink and many others. Paula has also served as president of one of the Business Resource Groups while working at Aon Hewitt. Paula’s passion is leadership – developing leaders, training leaders and empowering people with the tools and knowledge to improve as leaders.
Paula recently entered the entrepreneurial world and is the owner of LFS Consulting LLC which specializes in Leadership and Financial Solutions. Paula is a John Maxwell Certified Team Member and a Ramsey Certified Financial Coach. These certifications allow Paula to speak, train and coach in the areas of both leadership and financial coaching.
Paula serves on the board of Chocolate Chips Association. Paula holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Tuskegee University and an MBA with a concentration in Leadership and Change Management from DePaul University. Paula lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago, IL with her husband and daughter.