Director of Learning
Tel: (314) 657-4033
Joani joined the FOCUS team full-time in July 2019, managing and directing strategy, program development, implementation, and evaluation for the FOCUS portfolio of leadership programs. She has more than 15 years experience in human resources and organization development, including executive assessment, leadership development, onboarding, change management, succession planning, development coaching, and training.
Joani founded and led a women’s leadership coaching program and has been a consultant on the Coro Women in Leadership program since 2017. Prior to joining FOCUS, she was an Executive Coach and Consultant with Right Management for over 10 years. Previously, Joani was Director of Career Management at Maryville University and worked with Procter & Gamble Sales in regional college recruiting.
Joani earned a master’s degree in organizational leadership & development, and a bachelor’s in management/organizational leadership from Maryville University. She is a graduate of FOCUS’ Coro Women in Leadership and Diversity Leadership Fellowship programs.
She has served on the Executive Team of the St. Louis Organization Development Network for more than five years and is currently their Community Outreach Chair. Joani is also a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), and the St. Louis Coaches Chapter of the ICF.