Helping Individuals, Teams and Organizations
become more Effective, Efficient and Vital.
Dr. Blanton has had 20 years of experience helping individuals, teams and organizations become more effective, efficient and vital. Her work assists them develop and implement activities and strategies that support their business objectives. She has particular experience in coaching high potential executives and those who are talented but faltering because of style issues. She has a strong background in both individual and organizational assessment and assists companies manage and lead organizational change efforts. Her work has involved a broad range of industries including manufacturing, high tech, retail, entertainment, government and not-for-profit organizations.
Prior to founding Blanton Consulting, Dr. Blanton was a Partner with the well respected psychological consulting firm of RHR International, LLC. Dr. Blanton began her career leading research teams that evaluated large federal and state government programs. She found that coming in at the end of a program to document its failures was unsatisfying and shifted her focus to help organizations do a better job of planning and implementation.
Dr. Blanton received her bachelor’s and doctoral degree from the University of Texas in Austin and holds an Advanced Management Program Certificate from the University of Southern California’s School of Business. She is a licensed psychologist, Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), and is Board Certified though ABPP with a diplomate in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology. She served as President of APA’s Division of Consulting Psychology, receiving its Outstanding Service Award in 2005. In 2008 she was elected to the APA Board of Professional Affairs. She sits on the editorial board of the Consulting Psychology Journal and was a past recipient of its Most Outstanding Article Award. She has served on the Board of the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology and chaired its State Affairs Committee. She received an award for Distinguished Service in I-O and Consulting from the California Psychological Association in 2010. She has written over two dozen professional articles and chapters, co-authored two books and is a regular presenter at professional and business meetings and conferences.