Irene personifies the truly successful executive in a way few others do. Over the years, even as her company continued to grow, she always made time to contribute to our industry, keeping her finger on the pulse of the rapidly-changing career development world. Irene is always on the alert to identify meaningful questions from colleagues. She does more than just answer their immediate needs. She’ll use their question to craft an answer that best explains the issues and offers strategies and tactics that move people’s careers forward. Irene is one of the few who have elevated that old saying, ‘knowledge is power,’ to its true level. For Irene, shared knowledge is power. She’s quick to share proven insights. In short, when people talk about a ‘force multiplier,’ they are describing Irene.