Women's Impact Project - May 2016

Andrea Cranfill

"Culture, People, and Clients: Finding Joy in Leading"

Speaker: Andrea Cranfill, cofounder and principal of Indianapolis-based leadership consulting firm FlashPoint
Presentation: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Andrea is excited to share insights and greatest satisfactions in leading a business over the years, specifically around building culture, hiring talented people and developing others to help them reach their fullest potential – not just with FlashPoint's clients, but within her own organization.

Andrea offers inspiration as well as sage and helpful advice for women looking to start a business or break out on their own.

In her role as FlashPoint principal, Andrea oversees operations and leads the firm’s sales and marketing teams. Throughout her career, Andrea has provided hundreds of clients with consulting on strategic leadership initiatives. She’s especially skilled at helping organizations assess their current state, build consensus around strategy and execute their plans. She’s worked extensively in the past with leaders to help them improve performance and company results.
 Andrea serves on the boards of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Humane Society of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Library Foundation. She is past board president of IndySHRM and College Mentors for Kids.

She earned an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, a master’s degree in education from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from Hanover College.
 About FlashPoint: FlashPoint specializes in leadership development, team effectiveness and coaching with a focus on creating meaningful workplaces where everyone can achieve their fullest potential.

FlashPoint has been recognized as an Inc. 5000 company and an Indiana Company to Watch.

With a focus on developing personal relationships, retaining the highest-caliber talent and understanding their clients’ core needs, FlashPoint – a certified Women’s Business Enterprise company – has evolved since its founding in 2002, adjusting its focus to meet the needs of an ever-changing landscape.