Jane RichardsonSenior Director of Client Services

Jane Richardson is a versatile leader who brings more than 20 years of human capital experience in outplacement, career coaching, training and development and human resource leadership to Career Consultants/The Center for Leadership Excellence.

The foundation of Jane’s work as a Career Coach is the dignity of work and the importance of helping candidates identify the best job—not just any job.  A search requires keen self-assessment, targeted research and focused presentation of the candidate’s skills, interests, values and purpose.  Jane has provided individual and group career coaching to individuals at all career levels and in various industries. Clients comment that Jane is a skillful listener and creative problem-solver.  Jane develops solutions that are designed for the unique needs of each client.

Jane’s broad human resources experience makes Jane an excellent resource for helping her clients identify organizations with strong people strategies.  She has done extensive work in the areas of employee coaching, performance management, benefits and compensation design and administration, HR compliance and employee relations.  She has also delivered corporate training to clients in the areas of fair employment, strategic planning, HR compliance and employee development.

Jane began her career in the corporate law department of a national energy company, where she represented the company in all aspects of commercial, corporate and employment law.  She has held executive HR leadership positions in healthcare, banking and not-for-profit organizations, and she was also the Vice President of Client Services of Career Consultants from 2015 to 2016.

Jane is a graduate of Indiana University, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Phi Beta Kappa), and the Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where she completed her Doctor of Jurisprudence.  She is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana and in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.  She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and the Indiana State Bar Association.

An avid hiker and swimmer, Jane’s next adventure is walking the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrim path across the north of Spain.