Valerie is an experienced executive leader and internationally acclaimed
speaker. Combining professional expertise and passion, she works
with organizations to develop and implement people management and
leadership strategies that help drive the highest level of performance
in every employee.
Prior to forming THE OBERLE GROUP in 1997, Valerie was a Vice President
with the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort in Florida. Valerie´s 26-year
career with the Disney organization included key leadership roles
in Guest Relations, Theme Park Operations, Resort Management, and
Human Resources. For more than a decade Valerie led the world-renowned
Disney University. In addition, she brought the Disney University
Seminars business to be the recognized leader in benchmark professional
development seminars offered to business leaders from around the
world. Valerie's speaking and consulting talent draws from her extensive
experience in: operations and people management; selection and hiring;
training and communication initiatives; inspiring and retaining
great employees; leadership development; quality customer service
processes; and creating high performance team environments. Valerie's
practical, logical approach to complex business issues has been
a hallmark of her success.
Her extensive community involvement includes participation on the
Boards of the United Way of Central Florida, the Hamilton Holt School
at Rollins College, The Florida council of Economic Education, and
she is currently President of the Board of Trustees for Buena Vista
Academy. Valerie was also a founding member of the Florida Sterling
Council, and served as Vice Chair for four years.
Valerie lives in Orlando with her husband and 2 sons.
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