Edie’s vast background in leadership development includes 28 years of experience in virtually every facet of executive training, from classroom facilitation, curriculum development and managing teams, to custom creation of training-related student educational tools. She is certified in over 200 training experiences, including diversity, team development, conflict resolution, counseling, coaching, performance management, problem solving, public speaking, mentoring,  interpersonal communication, and learning and study skills for the new employee.

A recipient of several awards for her work, Edie received the Air Force’s Mobility Command “Instructor of the Year” honors from among a field of 150 instructors. She retired from the United States Air Force as the Director of  Charleston Air Force Base’s Leadership Training Center.  After joining the civilian sector, she spent 12 years helping aviation leaders grow and develop themselves and their teams.  She earned the DAL Global Services “President’s Award” for creation and implementation of company-wide programs designed to raise the leadership and mentoring bar. A frequent keynote speaker, Edie speaks before business industry groups as well as high school, administrative, and university student organizations.