Deborah Biddle

The People Company LLC

Deborah Biddle

As leaders – inclusive leaders – our marching orders are also to engage with and build up the people around us in ways that create belonging, value, respect, supportive energy and commitment from others so that every team member can do their best work.” —Deborah Biddle

With a calm, level-headed approach, keen listening, insightful questioning, and a passion for individual and organizational belonging and thriving, Deborah Biddle influences individuals and teams to successfully rethink and redo the ways they engage with people and make decisions. 

Deborah runs the diversity and inclusion consulting, coaching, and training firm, The People Company LLC. She works with organizations who want to leverage the power of change to heighten development and performance for their people. Deborah designs and delivers thought-provoking and challenging experiences that help people THINK better, DO better and BE better at what matters most.

As a coach, Deborah helps her clients zero in on their goals and move toward achieving results. She thrives working with individuals and teams who know they need dedicated attention and accountability and are willing to do the work to improve their performance. 

With more than 25 years of corporate, consulting, non-profit and small business experience in the technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, healthcare, local government  and education industries, Deborah will work with you to ensure you are equipped to meet your coaching goals.

Deborah is a National Diversity Council Certified Diversity Professional, a Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator Certified Practitioner, a certified Talent Management Consultant and a certified New Horizons Coach.  She also holds certifications in Gender-Based Analysis+ from Status of Women Canada, Interaction Style Self-Profile from PPS International Limited and is a Nurtured Heart Approach® Certified Trainer. Deborah studies Race, Justice, Implicit Bias and their effects on communication and organizational effectiveness and is a blogger for InBusiness Magazine. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  

Deborah serves the community through her involvement with the Verona Area School District as a member of the Board of Education, Madison Downtown Rotary, United Way of Dane County Personnel Committee member and United Way of Dane County Women United Council and Vice Chair of the Career Development Committee. She also serves as Board Member & State of Wisconsin Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Planning Committee Chair for Africasong, Inc. and part of the Chaplain’s Council and Economic Development Committee member of the Madison Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  Deborah is an accomplished vocalist and serves as worship leader at High Point Church. She is a movie lover and enjoys painting, jewelry making and greeting card design. Deborah resides in Verona, WI and is the devoted wife to Lloyd, Sr. Assistant Pastor at High Point Church,  and mother of Jason, a human resources professional and Jared, a collegiate scholar.

The People Company LLC

The People Company LLC

The People Company provides relevant advice, coaching, strategic perspective, and educational solutions. We value the unique circumstances and success factors for every client. We work with you to imagine a high performing environment and develop solutions to help realize your “what if” goals. Together, we work with you to clearly define your diversity and inclusion vision of success, so we can move toward creating your unique strategy. The People Company training combined with diversity and inclusion coaching ensures employees at all levels understand how diversity and inclusion factors into their work, decision-making, problem-solving, business opportunities and business growth.

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