About our Leadership Team
Professional Development Strategies’ leadership and professional teams are dedicated to provide superior services while maintaining the highest ethics and integrity within the industry. With 24 years of combined experience, PDS incorporates proven methodologies customized to the client. As the job market is ever-changing, we focus on the needs of each client through personal coaching, custom marketing collateral and interview control techniques. Professional Development Strategies strives to ensure that well-informed, prepared and motivated clients can effectively navigate the path to a successful career.
PDS is proudly affiliated with: Better Business Bureau, Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Society of Human Resource Management and The Professional Association of Resume Writers &Career Coaches.
Bill Jeffries has over 12 years of experience as a professionally-licensed Career Consultant. As co-owner of Professional Development Strategies, Bill has had the opportunity to personally assist and guide numerous professionals to attain their career goals and objectives by applying the PDS methodologies. Bill is a Viet Nam veteran, having served two tours in Southeast Asia. He is dedicated to reaching out into the community and helping others to improve their lives. Throughout his distinguished career in the Broadcasting industry, Bill raised over $500,000 for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He has received personal recognition for his community involvement by Danny Thomas and Lady Bird Johnson. As an award-winning radio personality, operations manager and owner of multiple radio stations, Bill has applied his talents on the air and as a businessman to build and improve the local community.
As a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and a dedicated Career Coach and Advisor, John Singer has mentored and motivated professionals to identify their unique skills and talents and transition into meaningful and rewarding careers. As co-owner of Professional Development Strategies, John is committed to equipping our clients with the necessary tools to communicate their strengths, build and establish a professional network and secure a position that will allow them to make valuable contributions to an organization. Earlier in his career, John was an episodic television writer and member of the Writers Guild of America while completing his education in Business and Marketing at the University of Arizona and UCLA. With a noted career in the Broadcasting industry as a station owner, operator and radio personality, John combines his experience in business, marketing and communication to inspire others to reach their highest levels of professional performance.
Adelyn Perez – CSR / Director of Research
As PDS’ client services representative, Ade dedicates her time to research and development as well as office logistics and maintenance. Her ongoing research support guides executives and senior management professionals in various industries. Ade provides valuable assistance in our service and development departments with great attention to detail and professionalism.
Eleanor Williams – Communications Coordinator
As our Communications Coordinator, Eleanor makes initial contact with prospective clients in a courteous and respectful manner, giving the client an overview of our company and inviting them to meet our team. Eleanor has over 30 years of experience in the health care industry, culminating in the overall management of a 14 physician, multi-specialty surgical practice. In 2007, Eleanor and her family relocated to the Tucson area where she has been active in a Special Needs PTA and The Special Olympics. Eleanor earned a B.S. in Business Education from Salem State University.
Lisa Lorenson, CPRW – Director of Client Services/Outplacement Marketing
An intuitive Career Services Advisor with degrees in Psychology and Education. As a Certified Professional Resume Writer with 15 years’ experience in the industry, Lisa Lorenson brings a wealth of experience providing strategies and coaching for professionals at all levels to further progress in their career. A skillful resume writer, Lisa is adept at writing customized, targeted resumes that effectively showcase clients’ skills and value to prospective employers. Client centered, resourceful and solution focused, Lisa is highly approachable and encouraging, serving to build client confidence to meet the challenges of today’s job search. This combination of strong job search tools, strategies, coaching and increased confidence propels Lisa’s clients at all career levels to ‘land well’.
Dexter Williams – Business Manager
Dexter Williams plays a pivotal role in the business management and operations of PDS. He has two decades of financial management experience in various industries, has served as CFO for an international preclinical pharmaceutical testing laboratory and serves on the Board of Directors of the Microbusiness Advancement Center in Tucson. He holds a B.S.A. in Accounting from Bentley University and an M.B.A. from Babson College.
We have worked with many leading companies and organizations serving their needs for new talent, and also ensuring a comfortable transition for Outplacement of valued Employees. For more information, please take time to contact Managing Partner, Bill Jeffries 1-866-210-7430 or email: email@example.com . We look forward to discussing your needs and our services.
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