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People of CSG: Viviane Fortuño, Career Transitions Inc.

  • Blog
  • 7 May 2018

President, and Partner of Career Transitions, Inc., Viviane began her 20 years of professional experience in Career Transitions/ Outplacement, Organizational Effectiveness, Executive Coaching and Human Resources Consulting, as an industrial psychologist, and is now one of the most respected leaders in the fields of Organizational Change and Leadership Development in Puerto Rico and abroad.

Prior to joining Career Transitions Inc., Viviane worked for a US global human resources consulting firm before leaving for Panama, where she was Associate Director of Konzerta, a leading human resources consulting company where she pioneered their outplacement services division. While here, she worked closely with the US Army Southern Command in Panama managing the career change for more than 1,000 civilian employees.

During her study of education and psychology at Boston College, a career coach recommended, based on her talents and abilities, that she pursue a career in organizational development.  With an M.A. from Columbia University, working in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., she had her first experience in personnel management and human resources.

Her current company is dedicated to managing career transition and outplacement services, as well as corporate initiatives in leadership and diversity with executive and professional level coaching. Viviane also provides the development of mentoring programs for organizations including team building, leadership and improving organizational excellence.  As corporate coach, Viviane inspires confidence, trust, and leadership knowledge critical to the growth and competitiveness of professionals in any organization. She offers services as a corporate coach to top-level executives and Fortune 500 companies as well as being a career coach at the individual level.

Viviane has extensive professional experience and significant executive leadership accomplishments in business and philanthropy. She has strong diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals. She applies qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for progress to strategic governance efforts.

Viviane is an active member of The Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), member of the American Society for Training and Development, member of Ellevate Puerto Rico Chapter, Executive Advisor for the AARP Human Resources Committee in Puerto Rico, and Board Member of YMCA Puerto Rico. She has been a speaker at many conferences and professional organizations, was awarded “Business Woman of the Year,” and was recognized by the Caribbean Business as a person to watch within the Human Resources industry. She formerly served as  President of the Board of Directors for Ballet Teatro Nacional de Puerto Rico.

While she is overly satisfied with her career and family, she noted that she is always learning and looking forward to the continuous positioning of the company to a global level.  Outside of work she seeks to maintain a meaningful work-life balance, her key to well-being and success.

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