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Executive Coach Lois Dirksen



Lois Dirksen

Executive Coach

As a CO2 Executive Coach Lois brings tremendous diversity of executive business experience to her coaching practice. Her unique blend of operational, strategic and marketing expertise helps clients drive both individual and business results through better communication & organizational strategies. The CO2 philosophy - asking the right questions and inviting a change in behavior - is at the core of her practice.

Her business career is built on developing high performance teams in competitive sectors. With a background rich in business experience, Lois works with our clients to develop individual high performers, assist in strategic personnel positioning and solidify teams. Previously she was a member of the Senior Management Team for one of the fastest growing publicly traded businesses in Minnesota. Lois also served as a Vice President for a start - up publishing business, and was Director of Direct Response for Minnesota Mutual (Securion). Range of experience is her advantage. Lois has a unique understanding of both the entrepreneurial mindset and the challenges one faces in maneuvering through large organizations.

Lois is a Managing Partner of LEVEL, one of the top Brand, Reputation and Marketing firms in Minneapolis/St. Paul. At LEVEL Lois wears two hats based on her management and marketing experience. She works with LEVEL's clients to heighten strategic marketing strategies that promote growth in traditional, direct and developing markets. Lois is additionally responsible for the Operations of LEVEL including financial management and human resources.

As Executive Vice President of ACI Telecentrics, a publicly traded direct marketing and customer service firm, she consistently delivered results for an extensive client list including: Verizon, SBC, AT&T, Cingular, Discover Financial Services, MBNA Canada, MBNA US, Target, Providian, AOL, Cendant, JC Penney, Qwest, Bombardier, Reed - Elsiver, Winning Connections, New York Times, Timken, Wells Fargo, Assurant, Dunn and Bradstreet, Bank of America, Blistex, Enova Energy, Prudential, Countrywide and CIDCO.

Lois has a B.S. Degree from Arizona State University. Professional associations include Direct Marketing Association, American Teleservices Association, SOCAPS, American Association of Advertising Agencies and the American Marketing Association. She has been actively involved in the community serving on the boards of Minnesota International Health Volunteers, Sexual Violence Center of Hennepin, Scott and Carver Counties, The Sacred Voice and Hopi Mission School Foundation. 

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