Lory Fischler is a senior associate with Leadership Development Services and the associate director of its Center for Mentoring Excellence. She is a dynamic, insightful and seasoned professional with over twenty five years’ experience in consulting, training and coaching clients from a diverse array of organizations, including Fortune 500, healthcare, manufacturing, government and nonprofit organizations.
Lory is a facilitator par excellence. In her role as the company’s program development specialist, she partners with clients to build customized mentoring and leadership training programs. She has developed particular expertise in assisting health care leaders create robust and sustainable mentoring programs.
She is the creator of Leadership Development Services’ Workstyle Inventory, a tool widely used by clients to promote self-understanding and team interaction. She also is the designer and facilitator of Negotiating: Win-Win Results, a three- day experiential workshop that has been delivered worldwide.
Lory is the co-author of The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You, (Jossey-Bass) and Creating and Sustaining Collaborative Partnerships (2002). Starting Strong: A Mentoring Fable which she co-authored with Lois Zachary is due to launch this fall. In addition, she has written a number of articles on the topics of leadership and mentoring and co-produced a series of toolkits focusing on mentoring excellence.
Ms. Fischler is a graduate of Lake Erie College and studied at the University of Grenoble, Boston University and Boston State University. She worked at Motorola University as a master instructor and was the first person to receive its Instructor of the Year Award.