Kathleen Rich-New is a speaker, trainer, author and executive coach. She has more than twenty five years of human resources experience with companies such as Apple, Nortel and Silicon Graphics. Her business, Clarity Works Consulting, helps businesses hire the right person the first time, get more from their employees, and creates business clarity for companies and individuals.

Kathleen is a columnist for SpaceCoast Business magazine and a popular adjunct professor for Webster University, teaching Human Resources.

She is a featured speaker at regional and national conferences and an accomplished author. Her most recent book, Plan B: The Real Deal Guide to Creating Your Business, launched January 11, 2013. It is, “the how-to guide to read before plunging into becoming an independent professional or starting a business.”

Kathleen earned an MBA from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in Int