Carol Bergeron, president of Bergeron Associates™ founded in 1998, is an experienced, forward thinking business leader, advisor, consultant, facilitator, speaker and coach. She is passionate about helping people and organizations become extraordinarily successful in a world where change is fast, furious and more complex.
Clients value Carol’s fresh perspective. She is counted on for her ability to understand their unique needs and leverage existing organizational strengths. Her solutions are grounded in business strategy and customized for maximizing organizational fit and commitment.
Carol partners with leadership teams on re-envisioning strategic direction by boosting new ideas from the people who know the business best; re-energizing the team by bridging strategic vision to practical operational and action planning; and re-imagining the future workforce by expanding leadership bench strength and scaling effective talent management and human capital solutions.
Carol’s experience cuts across industries: life sciences, healthcare, technology, manufacturing, professional & technical services; and structures: public, private equity, venture capital, and family owned. Representative clients include: Addgene, Endius, Excelimmune, Fresenius Medical Care, Proven Process Medical Devices, SeqLL, Spectrum Health Systems, AOL of Verizon, ATV Capital, Comdel, GSI Group / Teradyne Lasers Systems, iRobot, NEXL Network Systems, Ophir Optics Division of Ametek, Rational Software Division of IBM, Stream International, SVTC Tech, Matouk, RH White, Boston University's Corporate Management Education Center, Bentley University, and several MA State Agencies.
She is an author and keynote speaker on the 7 phases of people succession based on her book People Succession: Lessons from Forward Thinking Executives in Middle-Market Companies (Talent Magnet Series™). The CEO Refresher, a publication for CEOs, recognized Carol with a “best of the year” award for “Are CEOs Looking at Their Organizations through Rose Colored Glasses?”; an article based on her Enterprise Performance Management Study.
Carol is an energetic volunteer leader in New England. She is currently Chair of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) New England Region; 1,300+ members / 4 chapters strong; she served as HBA’s Boston Chapter President, President-elect, Mentoring Program Director – a group mentoring program serving 120+ people annually and launched C-suite executive programming. She served as president of the Institute of Management Consultants New England, on membership & corporate development program committees with the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Boston, and as Trustee for her condominium association.
Carol earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and executive certificates from Cornell University and Babson College.
In her downtime Carol enjoys bicycling, hiking and nurturing her creative side through watercolor painting and jewelry making.