Mona Strehler

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Mona Strehler brings over 12 years experience as an HR Consultant and Leadership/Career Coach. She has worked with such clients as Cedars Sinai, Alpha Therapeutics, HemaCare, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Before this time, Mona was in the corporate world for 22 years, spending the last four years as Field Director Human Resources, working with Management to create and implement legally compliant HR processes to achieve an initial rapid growth of 40% per year. In her last year there, Mona advised/worked with Management through a comprehensive due diligence process, as well as assisted with them through an eventual downsizing of close to 30% that was litigation free.

Prior to that, Mona was in Human Resources Management for Giorgio Beverly Hills, starting with an acquisition by Avon and the development/implementation of a professional Human Resources function, then facilitating cultural changes resulting from an acquisition by Proctor & Gamble. Mona’s corporate career started at Mattel Toys, where she worked in both in Recruitment and Generalist HR.

Mona is currently serves on the Board of Directors for the United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley, has served two consecutive terms as President of the Chatsworth/Porter Ranch Chamber of Commerce (2010 & 2011), and has been an active Board Member for an additional six years.

specialties

Leadership Coaching, Career & Life Coaching, HR Consulting, Teambuilding, Stand-Up Training & Workshop Facilitation, Public Speaking, and Career Continuation Consulting, Registered Career Consultant (RCC); Fully Certified as a Birkman Method® Associate; Trained in MBTI and 360 Feedback

industry background & education

Expertise in HealthCare, Information Technology, Retail Fashion, Biopharmaceuticals, Finance, Engineering, and Consumer Goods Manufacturing. Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Psychology, Magna cum Laude, from UCLA; UCLA Certified in both HR Management & Industrial Relations

noted accomplishments

  • Coached a Hong Kong based client with Career Development, through a franchise operation divestiture and into the marketplace to secure a Research & Marketing Executive job
  • Designed a comprehensive Training Program, for a firm with sales exceeding $1.8 billion that included a stand-up workshop series with facilitator notes and self-study tutorial manual
  • Re-Engineered Job Descriptions for a healthcare client after a merger of west coast and east coast operations to incorporate multi-state technical credentials and regulatory standards