Ripple Effect Strategies | Jen Roberts
A professional development firm that specializes in providing business professionals an array of events, training, and coaching opportunities.
Speakers, Consulting, Coaching, Content Development, Business Development, Team Building, Conference Strategy, Presentation Skills, Event Planning, Workshop Development
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Jen Roberts

Coach, Consultant, Speaker

Jen Roberts is the president and founder of Difference Consulting, a company specializing in helping businesses strategically build, develop and leverage the unique talents of their own people and teams internally through consulting, executive coaching, and proprietary leadership development programs.

Jen is a sought-after speaker, executive coach, and leadership development expert. After a distinguished career leading organizational development, talent management and succession planning initiatives for local government, higher education, and Fortune 500 corporations, she launched Difference Consulting in 2011 quickly landing top corporate names spanning multiple industries. Jen has enjoyed working with companies such as Gulfstream, Merck, MetLife, IronBow Technologies, McChrystal Group, and Cal Poly Pomona in their leadership development initiatives.

Over the past five years, she has trained and coached over 350 organizational leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators around the world. Through proprietary systems and methodologies, she specializes in helping business leaders and their teams communicate with greater clarity, improve leadership effectiveness, and create deeper engagement and productivity within their organizations.

Her company is guided by the belief that organizational transformation is preceded by personal transformation. Difference Consulting’s programs provide the support and resources needed to help teams change their approach to work, and lead their energy and time effectively to build environments of engagement, trust, collaboration, and teamwork.

Jen holds a Master’s degree in Psychology from Radford University. She is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) and is an accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and is certified in the use of numerous assessments and instruments including The Leadership Circle Profile™ (TLCP, 360 and Leadership Culture Survey), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ (MBTI), and is an Energy Leadership Index™ Master Practitioner (ELI-MP).

As a wife, mother of two, and busy professional, Jen understands the challenges that many others face in their lives. Being a successful business owner committed to balance allows her to do what she loves in a way that supports her family and her desire to develop and empower others.


  • Leadership Presence & Impact
  • Transitioning into Leadership
  • Effective Communication
  • Building an Engaged and Motivated Workplace
  • Effective Teams
  • The Importance of Vision