A skilled coach, counselor and facilitator, I help companies maximize their talent and help individuals step up and into their potential, while achieving personal and professional goals. I am a straight-shooter with the ability to have uncomfortable conversations; resolving conflict with a balance of kindness and wisdom.

Valerie Taylor is a senior consultant for The Kaleidoscope Group (KG), a full-service diversity and inclusion consulting firm dedicated to unlocking the human potential. She supports client leadership in the design of solutions focused on education and talent development.

With more than thirty years of experience, Valerie has been an executive coach, leadership and organization development consultant, trainer and facilitator. Valerie has the ability to have uncomfortable conversations and resolve conflict with integrity and wisdom.

She has designed curriculum and learning experiences for individual leaders and leadership teams; and coached, consulted, trained and facilitated a variety of solutions focused on organization change, talent management and development.

Prior to KG, she designed and facilitated “soft skills” and strengths-based coaching, training and performance improvement programming for case managers, supervisors, directors and senior leaders. Additionally, she has coached staff at all organization levels to improve conflict resolution skills, increase effectiveness, and optimize performance.

Valerie lives in Cornelius, NC.