Christy Uffelman, MHCS, BCC
Group Coaching, Facilitation and Speaking Experience
Christy Uffelman has facilitated peer learning and coached leaders for nearly 15 years, helping them align talent strategy with business strategy. Ms. Uffelman launched the east coast office of Align Leadership in 2013. Her work is focused on women’s leadership development and Millennial initiatives. These efforts assist organizations like CONSOL Energy, FedEx Ground, and PNC Bank, who are engaged in retaining and developing their emerging talent pipeline. Additionally, she facilitates all-male cohorts with the purpose of developing more inclusive leaders at work and at home.
Ms. Uffelman’s work with cohort-based learning led to the development of PEER Technology®. This innovative learning process is leveraged to facilitate knowledge transfer by both large, national organizations, and regionally, in the EDGE Experience, an annual virtual women’s development program targeting mid-career leaders with the Pittsburgh Technology Council.
A sought after national speaker in the field of Millennial development and Women’s Leadership, Ms. Uffelman was quoted in the scholarly book When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America. Her passion for Millennial development and her work to ignite and motivate women in male-dominated industries, has inspired several research projects including the 2015 white paper, Women Leaders across Generations.
Ms. Uffelman was awarded the ATHENA Young Professional Recipient and the YWCA Young Leader of the Year in 2012 and a Woman of Distinction in 2014. In 2016, Ms. Uffelman was recognized by Smart Business Magazine as one of Pittsburgh’s “50 Smartest Executives”, received the inaugural Spirit of Enterprise Young Professional of the Year award from Junior Achievement and was identified by Pittsburgh Magazine as a 40 Under 40 Honoree.
Business/Organizational Leadership Experience
Ms. Uffelman joined Mascaro Construction Company in 2007 as a Vice President and as an internal organization development strategist for workforce planning and integrated talent management. At Mascaro, she worked alongside the CEO to engage the organization in the launch of multiple successful mentoring and coaching programs focused on developing current executives and emerging leaders. The organization’s innovative and strategic talent management initiatives became the foundation of an intentional culture shift for the company, which was recognized nationally and regionally both inside and outside the construction industry. Before Mascaro, Ms. Uffelman owned the executive coaching firm Red Zebra Consulting. With both Red Zebra and Mascaro, she shared her expertise and passion for developing emotional intelligence with executives and their teams, challenging them to be intentional in their leadership choices and strategic in their corporate talent management.
Education and Training
A TED Speaker and NPR Millennial resource, Ms. Uffelman’s is recognized by The Huffington Post as a Fierce Woman and is both a board certified ontological coach from Newfield and a certified Master Human Capital Strategist from the Human Capital Institute. Ms. Uffelman gives back to her community by serving as the Chair of 2020 Women on Boards, a national nonprofit committed to increasing the percentage of female talent on Fortune 1000 boards of directors. Through 2020 WOB, helps to build the skills of C-Suite women in preparation of for-profit board service.
Ms. Uffelman is currently a director of a private hospitality company, a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, serves on the Executive Team for the United Way Women’s Leadership Council, and is a Girl Scout leader to her 14-year-old daughter’s Cadette troop. A graduate of Duquesne University with a B.A. in both Psychology and Corporate Communication, Ms. Uffelman lives in Mt. Lebanon, PA with her husband, Kevin, and daughter, Elaina.