After a successful career in corporate human resource management and outplacement, Regina Olbinsky followed the advice she had given hundreds of clients by pursuing her own dream … starting The Career Group, LLC in late 2003. Today, that company is now Pivot Growth Partners (rebranded in 2015) and provides Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Training, Talent Consulting, and Career Coaching to senior leaders and organizations of various sizes and industries.
Regina also has a unique focus on small and solo law firms as a Practice Advisor to the firm’s owners or managing partners. She brings a unique passion to each of her clients, using a strategic, business-focused, and goal-oriented approach.
Regina has continued her commitment to lifelong learning and professional development to better assist clients in self-discovery and change through:
Education / Certifications / Accreditations
- MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
- BS with Honors in Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Russian from The Ohio State University.
- Certificate / Diploma (Cohort 8) from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, prestigious and intensive small business incubator for entrepreneurs.
- Certification in Emotional Intelligence (EI) Executive Coaching from Weatherhead.
- Certification as a Registered Corporate Coach (RCC).
- Professional in Human Resources (PHR and SHRM-CP).
- Certification as a Law Firm Practice Advisor from Atticus, Inc.
- Boyatizis/Goleman/Hay 360 (ESCI).
- DiSC (Wiley).
- The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team – DiSC and All-Type (Wiley/Lencioni),
- RecruitSelect, PXTSelect, and LPI.
Regina has been actively involved with numerous community and professional organizations:
- Society for Human Resource Management Cleveland Chapter – longtime member and past President. Regina received the Outstanding Member of the Year in 2003 for her many contributions to the Chapter and the human resource profession. She also founded and chaired CSHRM’s innovative, cross-company mentoring program (still going strong today), which was recognized with a SHRM National Pinnacle Award in 2005, and formed and chaired the Chapter’s Advisory Board of Senior Human Resource Leaders.
- Named to the prestigious list of 20 Leaders on the Rise by the Cleveland Jewish News.
- Member of the ASTD, International Coach Federation (ICF and Cleveland), HR Leadership Group, and John Carroll University’s Entrepreneur Association.
- Frequent contributor and source to The Plain Dealer, Crain’s Cleveland Business, CBC Magazine, Cleveland SHRM’s HR Cleveland magazine, the Cleveland Jewish News, and various news outlets.