Kelli Thompson

Vice President, Strategic Development

Ready for a Breakthrough with Sustainable Results in Challenging Times?

You are tasked on the daily with revealing remarkable leadership skills, embracing new generations at work, and hardwiring accountability into your workforce to improve productivity and achieve aggressive business goals. Cy Wakeman has personally selected Kelli Thompson, Vice President of Strategic Development, to join the Reality-Based Leadership Team to help you achieve your next breakthrough. Kelli brings over 15 years of senior leadership development, consulting, mergers/acquisitions, and talent management experience from the banking, financial services, healthcare, and education industries.

Kelli can show you how to develop and embed training and leadership programs in your organization and take your leadership program results to the next level, achieving aggressive business agendas. Kelli combines her business acumen, strategic planning, and human resources experience as a highly-skilled leadership and strategy consultant, training facilitator and keynote speaker.

She earned her MBA from the University of Nebraska, where she often serves as adjunct management faculty. She has extensive experience collaborating with leaders at all levels because of her unique ability to create sustainable business results with human resource development programs, demonstrated by her Training Magazine Emerging Training Leader Award.

Learn how Kelli can show you how to revitalize your human capital agenda to deliver amazing results!

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Rave Reviews


“Kelli was awesome I have learned another way to look at open communication. Thank you!”

Medical Group Clinic Senior Leader (Madison, WI)


“Implementing our new system was easy. Leading change was the hard part. [Everyone] needs to call Kelli to have them come to their organization to help change mindsets.”

Director of Nursing, Inpatient Nursing (Kansas City, KS)

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