Capstone is proud to partner with career coach, Jennifer Braganza. Jennifer received her Business Coaching Certification from North Carolina State University. In 2007, following her passion for leadership development and helping others define and find success, Jennifer founded Exponential Success.
Through her business, she has spoken locally and nationally on topics ranging from interpersonal communication to intercultural competence. She has coached both high potential recent graduates, as well as senior engineering managers on how to achieve success in their personal and professional lives.
Jennifer has led large, virtual teams in order to implement processes that meet regulatory requirements at a Fortune 50 financial services company, and designed training programs for over 40,000 employees. Prior to that, as a Faculty Associate at UNC Charlotte, she taught engineering courses and developed programs for service leadership and global leadership. Jennifer also directed a nationally recognized academic and professional service program for college students.
Early in her career, Jennifer spent several years working for an automotive supplier where her roles included leadership of virtual and global teams. She worked over two years internationally in Germany in a function with global responsibility. Jennifer earned her BSE in Chemical Engineering in 1999, BSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering in 2001, Master’s in Engineering in 2004, and Masters in Industrial Engineering in 2014.
Jennifer has also served as a leadership facilitator for LeaderShape, vice-chair of project coaches for HOBY’s Advanced Leadership Academy, and a leadership facilitator for the Engineering Leadership Academy at UNC Charlotte. She is a current member of the Advisory Board for the Systems Engineering program at UNC Charlotte.
In 2016, she was recognized on Business Insider’s list of the 26 most powerful women engineers. Jennifer was also a recipient of the Emerging Leaders Award in 2015 and the Distinguished New Engineering Award in 2008 by SWE.
Career coaching has become an essential part of any job search. It is important for today’s professionals to make the best choices for their career development. Meeting with a career coach will inject insight and confidence into the job search and career trajectory.