Claire Laughlin

Training, Development and Organizational Transformation Service

Claire Laughlin, MA, is a dynamic and engaging trainer and consultant who uses experiential and innovative methods to help teams and organizations achieve results. With every client, she seeks to build individual leadership potential, teach positive communication habits, and enhance trust among and between team members.

As an independent consultant and trainer with 20 years of diverse experience, Claire brings to MRG a background in management, a relentless dedication to transformation, and a passion for improving relationships to all of her work.

With her master’s degree in Communication, Claire began her career as a college and university communication instructor. She soon found her niche as an organizational trainer and consultant. Claire is fully committed to working with clients as they cultivate practices aimed at making their organizations healthy and highly productive.

As a founding member of the Public Dialogue Consortium and a trained mediator, Claire has had extensive experience in designing and facilitating difficult conversations with groups of every size. She has worked with several City governments, including the Santa Cruz City Council, and multiple Departments within the City, and the Cities of Cupertino, Milpitas, and Fremont. She is also a certified Leadership Challenge Facilitator, and a certified Development Dimensions International facilitator.

From leadership development, to communication essentials, to project management, Claire works with public, private and non-profit organizations and has taught at seven different colleges and universities in California.

Claire’s Specialties include…

  • Executive and Departmental Retreats
  • Leadership and Team Development
  • Building a Positive Workplace
  • Leading and Managing Change
  • High Impact Meeting Management
  • Project Management for the Rest of Us

“Claire was great. She kept things moving forward.”

“Claire was amazing – she was informative and action based.”

“Claire was very clear in her directions and controlled the group gently and effectively.”

“Claire did a great job at adjusting to our needs as the day progressed.”

“Claire is gifted – she has the right personality to do this type of work.”

“Claire was very engaging and kept the conversation flowing.”

“Claire was very calm and kept the class on track. She really got me thinking outside of my realm of work.”

"Claire had great energy and movement.”