Joanne Matthews

Facilitator / Presenter / Business Development Coach

Joanne offers her clients all the skills and experience she gained in her 20 year career as a marketing and sales executive. She finds her bliss in helping teams and leaders grow, communicate and achieve. She facilitates team building and communications workshops with organizations interested in developing a true competitive advantage. She also works one-on-one with leaders who to communicate in a way that brings about real change. Some of her recent clients include: Central Oregon Community College, Deschutes Brewery, AmeriCorps VISTA, NAVIS, HydroFlask, TEDxBend and the Deschutes Land Trust.

Joanne graduated from UCLA with an Economics degree and began her career in residential property management. After her next stop in corporate recruiting, she went back to school, earning her MBA from UC Davis, emphasizing marketing and market research. She then landed a position in product development at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. She enjoyed 17 years at Schwab in a variety of positions, most recently as Chief of Staff to the President of Schwab Institutional, and as National Vice President of the Schwab Advisor Network.