Tumlinson’s multi-faceted background includes personality, cultural diversity and leadership development as a perfect storm of preparation for her true calling. Her positions range from serving as lead on intercultural projects (including grant writing and carrying out in-country work) to coaching non-profit Boards and leadership teams. Diverse experience also includes project management, swim coaching, software technologies, international business consultant, and association executive.
Lyne holds a BA in Psychology, with minors in Business and Russian from University of Northern Colorado. Earned MA from the University of Kansas in Russian Studies. Completed professional coach training with the Coach Training Institute and InviteChange (Advanced Group & Team Coaching). Lyne is an International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach, with certifications from Strengths Strategy, Reach Personal Branding and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Completed training in Conversational Intelligence® for Coaches (neuroscience of conversations).
Leadership team of national service fraternity coached for communication and level of trust within the team. Leaders were able to improve toxic relationships without HR or CEO intervention by end of engagement, so that successful changes were implemented both in key technology and education processes, plus eventual change in office location for significant cost savings.
Leaders of Branding & Engagement department within national association coached, both team and individuals, for employee engagement strategies. Clarified strengths with reporting structure. Increased information to senior managers, bringing more voices to decisions. Increased strategic collaboration to handle Board decisions for positive steps in organizational communication.
Leadership coaching/consulting for national association’s local chapter executives. Leaders clarified their own styles and others’, resulting in improved collaboration, both with members and staff who have different strengths. With this improved communication strategy, members were able to focus on their own business strategies, as well as needed innovation within their industry, raising visibility and overall performance within the organization.
- Executive team of entrepreneurial company (focusing on data experience) at growth beyond family-run to small business level: coached top management level developing organizational employee strategy, including specific skills in public speaking. Results: they clarified employee structure and expectations, enhanced marketing efforts by delegating effectively to share the company vision, continued growth of market share, while maintaining very high NPS score