With a background in human resources and organizational development, Barbara leads the Leadership Consulting practice at Ellig Group. Certified by Hogan Assessment Systems and The Leadership Circle Profile, among others, and having earned her certification in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership, Barbara works with organizations and their leaders to create inclusive, intentional and impactful cultures. Her areas of expertise include leadership coaching, team and group facilitation, talent assessment, and onboarding programming. In addition to our Leadership Consulting practice, Barbara’s search work focuses on the nonprofit, healthcare, professional services, and financial services industries, where she conducts engagements across functional areas including human resources, communications, finance, legal and general management.
Prior to joining our team and legacy firm, Chadick Ellig, in 2010 from MassMutual, Barbara worked at Page Group. Based at the organization’s London headquarters, she managed the financial and professional services division of the Human Resources Practice and worked with clients throughout Europe. Earlier, she co-led the start-up of the organization’s Nonprofit Practice in the United States. Barbara began her career as a human resources generalist and recruiter in local government.
Barbara earned a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management & Organizational Analysis from King’s College, London and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Rutgers University. She has served on the NYC Leadership Board of the American Lung Association and the Executive Committee of the King’s College London Alumni Association in New York, is a member of HR People & Strategy, and is an Alumni Career Advisor and Mentor at both of her alma maters.
“When we partner with a client, we invest the time to understand their business, its culture and the complex challenges they face. We use this ‘insider’s view’ to tailor our interview and assessment process to each client’s unique needs. This allows us to get to the heart of a candidate’s technical and cultural fit with the organization and leadership team, ensuring a match that leads to success.” – Barbara Stahley
- Leader of Human Resources Practice and Leadership Practice
- Intuitive listener and people reader
- Expertise in onboarding, executive coaching, and assessment
- Global recruiting background