President & CEO
Being an effective leader is an ongoing journey of growth and development.
VBL Consulting was developed by Valerie Bennett-Lewis with one goal in mind, to help executives, new leaders and entrepreneurs find solutions to the challenges of managing and leading people.
Valerie understands the importance of strong leadership in developing an environment of trust and maintaining productive relationships in the workplace. Valerie challenges her clients to think and lead differently. She is passionate about helping her clients develop an awareness of individual communication and leadership styles in order to successfully work through challenging issues, influence staff, and establish collaborative high-performance teams.
Her clients include small business entrepreneurs and executives from health care, IT Services, academia, biotechnology and non-profit industries that are committed to improve their leadership skills in order to take their careers to the next level.
Valerie holds a BA in Sociology with a special focus on Human Relations, MPA from the University of San Francisco in Health Services Administration, and leadership certifications from The Kaiser Permanente Advance Management and Executive Leadership Programs.
Valerie is also committed to giving back to her local community. She is a mentor coach for Women Unlimited, Inc and maintains memberships in the Antioch Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee, the Rotary Club of the Delta, and BNI (Business Network International), where she is the Vice President of the Delta Chapter. Valerie is the co-host of Masterminds of Business, a business and leadership improvement podcast.
Valerie is on a mission to inspire leaders to lead!