Endorsements

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“Sheila has an extraordinary talent for not only seeing how career transformation benefits the larger university, but also for understanding the actions we needed to take to achieve our vision. At Miami University, we could not have succeeded without Sheila’s expert consultation.”

Michael Goldman, JD Career Director, Miami University October 28, 2014

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“For many years, I have been inspired by Sheila’s unique ability to effect 'translational learning for global engagement', effortlessly marrying broad student interests inside the academic world with opportunities and systems of meaningful work experience outside the classroom. Sheila remains one of my most trusted, and admired mentors today.”

Andrew Cunningham Co-Founder of WISER, UNICEF Education Consultant October 28, 2014

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“Thanks to Sheila’s work, career services is currently part of the president and board of trustees' strategic plan. A very unusual feat.”

Jerry Houser Associate Dean/Director Career Services at Willamette University

 October 28, 2014

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“Sheila is one of the smartest, most innovative, and most effective leaders I've ever worked with. She knows how to think at a very high level strategically, articulate her vision, and then motivate, communicate, mentor, and lead a team of people in order to make her vision a reality.”

Liz Walker Product Director, Nike

 October 28, 2014

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"Sheila is that rare consultant who is both visionary and pragmatic. She can as easily design a strategic plan as identify the actions, people, and resources necessary to achieve that plan."

Raj Bellani, EdD Dean of Experiential Learning & Career Planning at DePauw University October 28, 2014

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“Sheila is an incredible resource and partner. Her style allowed me to openly explore the best practices and structures that would work for my specific situation and college. She quickly builds rapport and becomes a trusted adviser.”

Katie Krimmel Associate Dean, Center for Leadership, Innovation, and the Liberal Arts at Bryn Mawr College

 October 28, 2014

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“Sheila provided excellent insight into how our office could be a more strategic university partner by working collaboratively with key offices on campus to support the most critical institutional outcomes.”

Heather Christman, PhD Miami University October 28, 2014

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“Sheila is exceptional in her ability to see both the big picture and the underlying details. Thus she is able both to lead and to manage, an unusual combination.”

Emma Rasiel, PhD Professor, Duke University

 October 28, 2014

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“Sheila is a dynamic leader with great vision and a seemingly never-ending supply of energy, ideas, and support. Sheila has a gift of developing and sustaining meaningful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.”

Malcom C. Riley III The Fuqua School of Business October 28, 2014

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“We owe a great debt to Sheila Curran for helping Augustana College reimagine how to enhance student success as it relates to career development—a primary goal of our strategic plan. Of all the consultants I have worked with over the many years, the Curran Consulting Group delivered the best return on investment.”

Pareena Lawrence Provost, Augustana College January 7, 2015

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Sheila Curran's help was invaluable in implementing the recommendations of our trustee-led task force on careers. Much of my subsequent success as the new Assistant Vice President and Executive Director was a direct result of our work together.

Mary Evans Hamilton College February 6, 2015

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"Beyond providing us an excellent roadmap to improve our Career Center, Sheila regularly checked in to ensure that we were still driving in the right direction.  Years later, she continues to demonstrate a genuine interest in our programs and services and the important role of career development at our institution."

Dave Rigsby, Assoc. VP Advancement--Willamette U. September 2, 2015