Δ The Venné Group
Pamela Venné, MA, LPC, Principal
Pam Venné is a proven management style coach, licensed professional
counselor and career transition consultant who provides HR advice
and guidance to organizations during times of significant transition
and change. She draws upon more than 30 years of corporate
experience, professional training and personal learning to provide
valuable insights and guidance to clients during difficult transitions.
Her ability to quickly establish credibility and comprehend challenges
helps expedite the process and identifies new avenues for career
success and satisfaction for managers to top executives from a
wide range of professions and industries.
Through her work with over 1,000 senior and mid-level executives at Fortune 500 corporations,
entrepreneurial companies, consulting practices and non-profit organizations, both on
executive coaching and career transition assignments, Pam has gained a wealth of knowledge
about what causes executives to succeed or derail their careers.
Pam’s human resources career began in a specialty chocolate manufacturing company, the
Ziegler Candy Co. in Milwaukee. She subsequently led senior HR management functions at
several national organizations, including Erie Manufacturing Company, Foodservice
Management, Ireco Chemicals, Kelly Services, and at The Southland Corporation (7-Eleven), a
Fortune 50 company.
In 1990, she left the corporate world and launched her successful consulting career. She
became a Vice President at Reedie & Company, a regional outplacement and HR consulting
and coaching boutique specializing in senior executive support. Reedie was later acquired by
Spherion Corporation, one of the nation’s largest career outplacement and HR counseling
companies. Because of her reputation for outstanding results, Pam was recruited in 2002, into
Optimance, another entrepreneurial consulting firm, to help build their executive coaching
practice. In 2004, she followed her entrepreneurial drives and established her own practice,
focusing on three areas:
• Leadership Skills Development
• Retirement Lifestyle Planning
• Career Transition Coaching
Pam has been an active leader at both the local and national board levels of the Society of
Human Resource Managers and Association of Career Professionals International (ACP
International). During her two-year tenure as President of the Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of ACP
International, the membership more than doubled through the efforts of well-placed staff and
her leadership style. Sheled the Affinity Program for the national board of ACP International. In
addition, she has served on the board of Love for Kids, a non-profit organization to enrich the
quality of life of the young and young-at-heart within the Dallas/Ft. Worth community who are in
need of benevolent services.
She has been quoted in nationally syndicated articles (Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News,
and Salt Lake City Tribune) on executive coaching, career transition and its impact on the
family, and retirement issues.
Pam received her MA degree in counseling from Amberton University and Bachelor’s degree
from North Central College in Naperville, IL. She is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in
You can reach Pam Venné at (214) 766-5067
Ms. Venné has been quoted in the following articles:
1. Averting Risks of Executive Coaching Craze
4. 43 Weird Things Said in Interviews
5. Nudity, Hot Pepper Headache Among Kooky Reasons for Missing Work
6. Coaches Help Jobless Boomers Work out Frustrations...
7. Boomers Turn to Community Colleges to Launch New Careers
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