photo by Philip Bermingham
Carolyn’s passion is to help others by teaching, coaching and motivating them in how to get ahead in their careers and in life. As Principal of the Merito Group, she leads a team that performs executive search, contract labor placement, executive coaching, RPO sourcing, and human resources consulting services.
A creative entrepreneur and a certified career coach, Carolyn is regularly published on topics relating to job search and executive recruiting in various national magazines, trade journals, and on the Internet. Carolyn is an active member of the International Coaching Federation and has been certified by them, NAPS and ASA in the past as a continuing education provider. She is a frequent speaker and has received rave reviews as an engaging and enthusiastic presenter on a variety of topics as a member of the National Speakers Association.
Carolyn is a board member of the Girl Scouts in both the Nation’s Capital and Tropical Florida councils. She co- founded BioPharma Global as well s several other companies including ResellXL, the Elevar Group, Resale Global and ShopBrite. She also founded the Washington Women’s Leadership Initiative (WWLI.org)
Carolyn is also a member of the Pinnacle Society and has been an executive recruiter since 1988.
An alumnus and Trustee of Kansas State University, Carolyn is the author of RESUMAZING: TEN EASY STEPS TO A PERFECT RESUME, SEARCHENEERING: TEN STEPS TO FINDING THE PERFECT JOB, and PROMOTICATION: TEN SECRETS TO GETTING PROMOTED available on Amazon.com.