Jan Maurer is an experienced coach, trainer and organization development professional. She draws her experience from work in a variety of industries including electrical, telecommunications, academic, water technology, and heavy construction equipment. She has held positions in sales, marketing, management, training and organizational development. Her line leadership responsibilities and experience form the bases for her training, consulting, and executive coaching practice.
Jan’s credentials include leading the organizational development initiatives at a regional based Caterpillar distributor/dealership to directing the North America training function at USFilter/Viola Environment, a publicly held multi-national company. Jan has conducted training and development programs internationally. She has also collaborated with diverse companies to determine their needs and create specific training curricula while she was at the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business Executive Education. Her working career started with Westinghouse Electric in sales and marketing.
She began her company, Avant-Edge, LLC, in 2008 to focus on helping individuals and organizations make the behavioral changes taught in training. She is a Board Certified Coach, is a Gestalt Professional Certified Coach and has achieved the ACC designation from the International Coaching Federation.