Kathleen (Kathy) Bardsley is currently Sole Proprietor for KBardsley1 Consulting. Most recently she has served as Director of Leadership and Organizational Development for Cox Communications of California. Prior, she was President of Align Training and Development, Inc. Her previous roles include Director of Learning and Development for Cox Communications PCS, Pacific Care Health Services and Times Mirror Cable TV. She provides pro-bono consulting for non profit organizations such as Make A Wish OC/IE, OneOC, The Diocese of Orange and others.
Bardsley is passionate about engaging people in the success of the organization. “When people are clear about what success looks like, know their role in achieving it, have the resources, support and leadership needed and are engaged, recognized and rewarded- greatness, at an individual and organizational level will be achieved.” Her specialty is in aligning sales, service and leadership strategies to the desired customer experience. “You start with the end in mind, who are your customers and how do you want them to experience you? Everything in the organization should support the answer to that question- clarity is King!”
Bardsley serves on the Board of Directors for Make a Wish OC/IE and was an adjunct instructor at Chapman University for the ASTD/HPI certificate program in Human Performance Improvement. She is certified (and Master certified) by many national training programs and assessment instruments. She holds a certificate of Management Development from USC. She has achieved industry and professional recognition for excellence in training strategy, employee engagement and leadership development.