Isabelle Murphy


Principal Consultant – Practice Advisor


Isabelle Murphy, Principal Consultant – Practice Advisor, at Advanced Management Services, Inc. (AMS), an Organization Development, Training, and Consulting firm with over 25 years of global experience.

As a Principal Consultant – Practice Advisor, Isabelle’s focus at the firm is on the Professional Development and Operational Perfomnce practice areas with a highlight on; collaboration, strategic thinking, cultural intelligence, and emerging leadership. Her executive presence, understanding of strategic enterprise needs, and abilty to navigate diverse matrix organizations enables her to provide immediate value to clients.

Isabelle’s passion is partnering with clients to realize their untapped potential and then collaborating to establish and implement strategic initiatives that achieve exceptional improvements in their individual, team, leadership and corporate development.

Her specialties are in the areas of interactive facilitation, leadership development, executive and integrated coaching, diversity and inclusion, strategic thinking/planning/development and execution, change management, and program design.  She prides herself on developing high quality connections with each client. The insights gained foster a partnership that allow us to co-actively assess the true needs and challenges of individuals and their organizations. The initiatives developed are highly interactive and participant-driven, resulting in real change and continued growth.

Isabelle’s extensive experience brings real world perspective to all projects she manages, providing clients with personalized, value-driven solutions. Isabelle’s global perspective comes from dealing with recent clients as diverse as Exelon, Constellation Energy, BGE, PHI, UMass Memorial, Kaiser Permanente, PerkinElmer, ORACLE, John Hancock Financial Services, Boston College, PBS Corporate Support, Habitat for Humanity, Bombardier, Computer Associates, Time Warner Cable, Bank of New York Mellon, Saatchi & Saatchi, The Hanover Insurance Company and Oppenheimer Funds.

Her unique style and perspective enables Isabelle to work successfully with varied personalities, from very high energy, full throttle extroverts to reserved and cautious engineers. She does this by truly listening to her clients and working with them to develop the goals of the engagement. They partner to implement the specialized strategies and skills so that the participants take accountability for their learning, and their development continues long after the session is over.

Isabelle was with Eastman Kodak Company for twelve years as a consultative sales professional and team manager. She graduated from Boston College with degrees in Education and Business Management. She is an accredited Master Facilitator and has done graduate work in the areas of social psychology and organizational development. She is completing a Graduate Certificate program at Cornell University, IRL, in Strategic Diversity & Inclusion.

Isabelle has completed multiple programs with Dr. Deborah Plummer on Advanced Inclusion and Daniel Goleman on Emotional Intelligence. She is certified in MBTI Step I & II, Situational Leadership, Leading with Emotional Intelligence, and Strength Finders.

Isabelle is certified in the CTI Co-Active Coaching curriculum and is an active member of SHRM and ICF (International Coaching Federation).

Some of the programs she has developed and delivered include, EmPower!, Emerging Leaders, Manager Essentials, Influencing with Positive Persuasion, Strategic Thinking, Collaboration & Creative Conflict Resolution, Communicating with Confidence, Smarter, Faster, Better & Beyond, Just Right Leadership, Mastering Presentation Skills, Developing & Delivering a Powerful Message, Presenting a Professional Image, Taking It Forward, Team Development via MBTI, Leading with Emotional Intelligence, Building a POWER Team, Overcoming Workplace Bias, Inclusive Leadership, Communication 2020 and Strategic Execution.