Kim Lemon has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, entrepreneur, HR business partner, and leader. She has helped leaders to master transition, own and implement their signature leadership presence, drive change, align vision with strategy, lead diverse management teams, and manage significant organizational change.
As a coach, Kim partners with executives. She acts as an effective sounding board and truth teller. Kim's extensive business experience is demonstrated by the pragmatic development action plans her clients create- aligning business needs and individual development to insure results that make sense for the organization and its leadership. Clients find her trademark style "thoughtful, strength-based and person-centered".
As a consultant to organizations, Kim works with businesses to enhance their organizational performance at the team, functional and enterprise levels by aligning people, structure and culture. She provides thought leadership in the wake of large scale change necessitated by off-shoring, outsourcing, mergers and other business strategies. Over the course of her career she has helped leadership teams overcome the stress driven by rapid change and move forward with clearer intent and greater speed.
Professional Coaches Association and the International Coach Federation. She is the recipient of the YMCA Black Achievers Award which honors African Americans who have achieved success in the corporate arena while also contributing to their communities.
Prior to forming The Lemon Group, Kim was a Vice President at JP Morgan Chase. Her expertise is built on a foundation of business experience. A career as a Senior HR Business Partner cultivates her expertise in leadership development, organizational performance, change management, and other human capital issues
Kim obtained her professional coaching certification from iCoach New York in association with the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College. She holds a B.S. in Business Management from Hampton University. Kim is an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management, the New York HR Planning Society, NJOD (New Jersey Organizational Development Learning Community), the New Jersey
PRESIDENT & FOUNDER OF
THE LEMON GROUP
I am a certified professional coach. My formal training is in business and human resources. I obtained certification from iCoach New York in association with the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College in 2005. Prior to founding The Lemon Group, I was a Vice President with JPMorgan Chase, a leading financial services firm, where I lead teams, provided cutting edge HR consulting, developed and implemented customized organizational development programs, and coached leaders at all levels.