Vicki is the author of the book Zen and the Art of Offshoring: How to Build a Collaborative and Profitable Team with Your Partners in India, and a recipient of Kennesaw State University’s Instructor of the Year award for International Programs. She has been featured on NBC News and her articles have been published in a variety of magazines.
Vicki has two decades of experience helping global organizations get results. Her corporate training background and her expertise in multi-country software implementations help her speak the language of her clients. As a registered mediator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, Vicki is a bridge-builder, helping clients manage conflict and depolarize their dialogues. She is a trained coach through the Co-Active Training Institute and a certified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI). She is also certified in TTI Success Insights DISC and 12 Driving Forces. Vicki is a moderator for Braver Angels, a non-profit that teaches skills for bridging political divides.
Vicki has lived and/or worked in Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Nepal and Thailand. She developed a knack for riding camels, rickshaws, buses, and cement trucks across the globe, and enduring Indian train rides exceeding fifty-five hours at a time. She has traveled in several countries including Austria, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama and Singapore. She is an active member of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR), Japan-America Society of Georgia, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), and served on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and TAG’s International Business Society. In her spare time, Vicki sings and plays guitar in two hard rock bands, Overtime Crew and The Spirit of Rush. Check out her band!