Vaneese brings her extensive entrepreneurial experience in her work advising senior leaders, high-performing businesswomen, and small business executives on professional branding, business development, leadership, and communication challenges. Her strategic process allows clients to better connect their talents, skills, and values across diverse and multi-generational workforce teams and industries, resulting in relevant, high-impact engagement.
As a communication evangelist and professional development trainer, Vaneese customizes and delivers relevant leadership and workforce development curriculum for industry leaders to enhance their personal brand presence and connectivity with leading and developing high-performing teams. Workshops include performance management, leadership, personal branding, strategic communication, and emotional intelligence courses. She has facilitated numerous industry discussions related to personal branding trends, leadership trends, multi-generational workforce integration, women in business, technologies, and resources for today’s professionals.
She is a sought-after speaker/panelist on topics on boldness, professional development, personal branding, leadership, workforce development strategies, strategic communication, team building, and entrepreneurship.
Vaneese’s clients have included high performers associated with organizations such as Hewlett Packard, Wells Fargo, Nestle, Cisco, Avaya, National Football League, Bay Area Rapid Transit, Lee Hecht Harrison, Kaiser Permanente, Life Technologies, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Bayer, Novartis, Macy’s, Target, BlackRock, Chevron, University of San Francisco, the University of California at Berkeley and Genentech.
Before joining the career coaching profession, Vaneese was the President/CEO of On the Move Staffing Services for 17 years. There she managed the day-to-day operations of the firm, which had seven-figure revenue and over 500 employees. Customers included Pacific Gas & Electric, IBM, CSAA, Union Bank of California, City and County of San Francisco, Salesforce, Apple, and federal government agencies.
Her professional certifications include Certified Career Management Coach, Personal Brand Analyst, Personal Brand Strategist, Online Brand Strategist, Small Business Advisor, Career Transition Coach, 360 Administrator and Interpreter, and Crucial Conversations Instructor. One of Vaneese’s passions is supporting local community organizations that focus on empowering residents in their career and entrepreneurial endeavors. She currently works as a Small Business Advisor with the SBDC and Bayview Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center delivering one-on-one advising and business workshops in the East Bay and San Francisco.