Joleen Goronkin, President & Founder of People and Performance Strategies,is a high energy speaker and facilitator who is passionate about helping clients enhance their companies and improve employee effectiveness. She engages her audience and delivers quality sessions with substantive take away value.
Joleen brings 25 years of talent and team building experience to each engagement. Her broad experience ranges from serving as President & CEO of the Elliot Leadership Institute, a not for profit organization providing leadership training solutions to foodservice industry professionals, to her role as the Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Training for Famous Dave’s of America. At Famous Dave’s she led human resources, organizational development, payroll, risk management, training and development, giving her the unique perspective and background to assist organizations in reaching their full potential.
She began her career in operations and has keen insight into front line employees and their impact on the customer experience. This experience along with deep professional insights as a human resource leader, training leader, and executive gives her the capacity to provide real solutions to her clients.