Executive Career Management Consultant

  • Advised one or more organizations
  • Published a book, article, or paper
  • Received an award or special recognition
  • Received one or more certifications
  • Networked with other professionals
  • Earned one or more college degrees
  • Limited-edition achievement recognizing early members of Workfolio
  • Established a notable business or non-profit organization
  • Considered an authority in a particular field
  • Taught a subject or trade to others
  • Considerable experience using technology
  • Received one or more promotions within an organization
  • Generated a substantial amount of money for an organization
  • Endorsed by co-workers or clients
  • Spoken in front of an audience about an area of expertise
  • Has had direct reports in an organization
  • Donates time to philanthropic causes or organizations


Deb Fliotsos
Navigating Change, Inspiring Success
Debra Fliotsos is a Senior consultant that helps her clients “chart a course” for career exploration by helping them to assess their unique talents, values and passions to find clarity, meaning and purpose in their next career steps. She has extensive experience and is recognized for her expertise in assessments, executive coaching, career transition and leadership development. She is passionate, creative and insightful and has proven success inspiring and motivating individuals and continually strives to generate positive, pro-active strategies for clients to implement while finding focus and alignment for fulfilling careers. She also has an innate ability to establish and maintain productive relationships and her clients benefit from her diverse experience in business, higher education, nonprofits and private practice. Deb has proven success in the areas of individual and group facilitation and combines solid academic knowledge with key areas of strength to provide meaningful and practical strategies to facilitate individuals and groups in career transition.

Specialties: Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Career Assessments, Career Development, Entrepreneurial Coaching, Learning Materials and Curriculum Design, Webevent and Classroom Facilitation, Training, Mentoring and Coaching, Program Creation and Development.

Certifications and advanced training in numerous assessments including Birkman First Look, MBTI, Strong and FIRO-B.

Career Timeline

  1. -
    Consultant, Executive Coaching Team, Right Management
    Deliver career transition services providing coaching and guidance for adults in career transition, including exempt, non-exempt and executive level candidates. Actively engage candidates in services and monitor progress. Assess individual needs, determine best solutions and deliver services in a way compatible to the learning style of the candidate. Collaborate with fellow colleagues, and share best practices. Assist in the design and delivery of corporate training programs and presentations.
    - Chosen by senior leadership to lead team of consultants to implement and facilitate executive level group enrichment programming; designed and created new webevent programming and curriculum.
    - Successfully delivered Birkman First Look training to fellow consultants, receiving satisfaction survey rating of 5 on a 5 point scale with each group.
    - Chosen to participate in numerous development teams including Generational Job Search, Life Options, Career Assessment, Executive Enrichments, Career Change Strateiges and Pre-Decision programming and was intimately involved in the creation and development of new delivery programming for each team served.
    - Selected by senior business development manager to launch delivery of Pre-Decision webevent for home based side of the business, collaborated with team to create PowerPoint and present programming for major clients; recorded event for major client release, in excess of 1,200 candidates impacted.
    - Created and launched webinar on career resiliency, assimilation and effective on-boarding strategies.
    - Chosen by Senior Staff Members and Owner of Company, to direct four off-site career transition facilities; managed operations, scheduling, programming, and administrative and fellow career management staff.
  2. -
    Master of Science, Counseling and Counselor Educat, Indiana University Bloomington
    Licensure: School Counselor & School Services Personnel, Standard # 621852
    Professional Life License, State of Indiana, #453738
  3. -
    Bachelor of Science, , Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne
  4. -
    Counselor, Career Services, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
    Led positive proactive career guidance programming and successfully facilitated students, community adults, and alumni in individual and group counseling sessions. Designed workshops in Career Assessment, Resume Development and Interviewing Skills that were then implemented and utilized by all of career services staff. Established and maintained productive relationships with clients, exploring personal interests, abilities, and core values and identifying any barriers and points of resistance. Championed implementation of web-based administration of all career assessments.
  5. -
    School Counselor, Southwest Allen County Schools
    Provided counseling and guidance services to student body, administration and staff. Presented classroom, group and individual counseling sessions on self-esteem, friendships, communication, and decision making, and as necessary on death/grief, sexual and physical abuse, violence and conflict resolution.

Experience Highlights

  • Consultant, Executive Coaching Team
    Right Management
  • Counselor, Career Services
    Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne

Education Highlights

  • Master of Science, Counseling and Counselor Education
    Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Bachelor of Science
    Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Indiana


  • http://www.kauffman.org/who-we-are


  • Entrepreneurship
    Owner, Compass Career Consultants
  • Reading
    The One Thing
  • Traveling
  • Researching/Learning
    NeuroLeadership Institute


  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • MBTI
  • Career Development
  • Career Assessment
  • Mentoring
  • FIRO-B
  • Instructional Design
  • Curriculum Design
  • Webinars
  • Coaching
  • Career Exploration
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Career Transitions
  • Career Management
  • Career Counseling
  • 360 Feedback
  • Personal Development
  • Job Search
  • Organizational Development
  • Cover Letters
  • Talent Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Interview Preparation
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Services
  • Outplacement
  • Interview Coaching
  • Career Advising
  • Succession Planning
  • Executive Development
  • Resume Writing
  • E-learning
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Management Development
  • Networking Strategies
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Team Building
  • Culture Change
  • Adult Education
  • Career Advancement
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructor-led Training
  • Change Management
  • Blended Learning
  • Staff Development
  • Educational Technology
  • Counseling

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose your profession?
I enjoy inspiring others to do that which inspires them--that is my "soul" work - I enjoy helping others achieve their potential and to be at their best and as a career counselor I get to do that each and every day!



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