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Natalie Grund, M.A.

Natalie Grund, M.A. Senior Consultant

Phone: +1 612.259.4230

Natalie is passionate about helping leaders get present to how they show up in the workplace, align to their goals and aspirations, and reach their full potential through mindful shifts in behavior. Clients appreciate Natalie’s ability to listen, ask the right questions, and bring their development experience to life by connecting data insights to their everyday experiences.


  • Energetic facilitator experienced in delivering virtual and in-person learning solutions to global audiences (English/Spanish)
  • Insightful, human-centered coach for emerging and mid-level leaders and executive teams
  • Expert in leadership assessment; integrates personality, cognitive, and skill-based data for selection and development
  • Skilled change management practitioner who drove communications strategy for global technology transformation at IBM


  • Facilitated extensive number of leadership development and employee training sessions with broad range of topics and audiences
  • Lead executive team development resulting in more positive interpersonal dynamics, increased shared understanding, and improved performance
  • Delivered countless leadership selection and development assessments across multiple levels and industries (healthcare, construction, medical, etc.)
  • Supported design of leadership programs for all levels, from front-line leaders to senior executives


  • M.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • B.A., Psychology and Spanish Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Certified in Hogan Assessment suite (HPI, HDS, MVPI), California Personality Inventory, and Leadership Circle Profile

Outside of work, Natalie enjoys practicing and teaching yoga, salsa dancing, reading novels, camping and hiking around the lakes of MN with her husband and daughter. She is energized by mindfulness practices, teaching in all forms, and seeking out new cultural experiences through international travel.

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