Learn More About Ellen...
Ms. Bartkowiak is a Mindfulness Leadership expert who understands the experienced professional that strives for career satisfaction. She is a sought-after speaker, coach, and consultant and is President of EllenCoaching, a leadership development firm. EllenCoaching provides speaking and training for leaders (i.e. MBAs, mid-to-senior level managers, undergrads, Higher Education Administrators) who are looking to polish up their managerial skills and take their careers to the next level. Her style and expertise revolve around using brain-based research to help her clients draw out their strengths, focus on their goals, and push themselves out of their comfort zones. She believes in Brene Browns quote: "If you're comfortable, you're not learning."
Her speaking and training has led her to partner with such institutions as Dell, Amazon, EJ Gallo, Blistex, Gallup, The Food Network, Oracle, and Daimler Chrysler. Her coach training seminars have reached MBA and University coaches at institutions such as Fordham, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, Texas Christian University, Michigan State University, Texas A & M, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Tulane University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ms. Bartkowiak holds a Master's Degree in Career Counseling and certifications as an Executive and Leadership Development Coach, Career Management Coach, Personal Branding Strategist, and Mindfulness Management Coach. She established the Career Management Center for the Evening and Executive MBAs at the Wisconsin School of Business in 2007, has led Career Centers at two small, private, liberal arts institutions, and has been hired to consult with other Career Management Centers to design and execute their services. Her focus in Mindfulness Leadership is to continuously reach the ever-changing needs of leaders and help them focus internally before they help others externally.
Master of Science, Career Counseling, UW– Platteville
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, UW–Whitewater
Certifications & Professional Development
Certified Career Management Coach
Certified Reach360 Personal Branding Strategist
Certified Executive & Leadership Coach
Certified Brain-Based Success Leadership Coach (Mindfulness Management)
MBTI Myers Briggs Type Indicator Certification,
PCC Professionally Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
Career Coach Instructor
Along with running her business, Ellen currently is an Instructor for The Academies. She teaches an on-line 12 week career certification course to career professionals from such institutions as Yale, Fordham, Johns Hopkins, Michigan State, University of Toronto, Texas A & M, and Arizona State. The Academies’ is a preeminent leader in the world of coaching and is run by the incomparable, Susan Britton Whitcomb, neuroscience guru and published author to such books as Resume Magic and Interview Magic.
Beyond B-School Speaker
Ellen has had the pleasure of being a part of the Beyond B-School team where you can find one of the largest on-line video libraries for the MBA job seeker. Ellen's content focuses on the Working Professional Career Changer and works with MBA Programs worldwide.
Executive Education Instructor
Ellen is part of the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She offers customized leadership programs and executive coaching to companies and teams.