Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper is the senior managing partner of Improve Consulting and Training Group, a firm that provides personal and professional development training, coaching and consultation. Improve has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Dr. Burts-Cooper is on the faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program and nationally for The Institute for Management Studies (IMS). She is also the author of the book “Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America.” She currently works directly with over 22 C-level executives at organizations across the US with a keen focus on employee engagement. You can listen to Ellen on her segment, “Improve Your Day with Dr. Ellen,” aired on Wavelengths, The Wave 107.3 Community Affairs Show.
She earned a BS in chemistry from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, AL, her PhD in organic/polymer chemistry from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, her MBA from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business and her Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification from 3M Company.