About

Founder of Propel Consulting, LLC

Propel Consulting, LLC helps businesses, families, couples, individuals, educational institutions, and for profit and non-profit organizations develop and maintain quality relationships. We focus on effective communication skills and strategies for making informed decisions. Grounded in a strengths-based approach to change and development, PROPEL stands for Professional, Relational, Organizational, Personal, Educational, and Life Coaching.

Dr. Deborah Ballard-Reisch

As a communication and relationship specialist, I have spent more than 30 years teaching, conducting research, and coaching individuals, couples, families, and organizations in effective communication and relationship development and maintenance. Areas of specializaing include goal setting and conflict management and risk and crisis communication.

I have taught more then 10,000 judges from around the world (including the Supreme Courts of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Zimbabwe, and Mongolia), worked with numerous businesses and industries on topics ranging from strategic planning and initiative development to building effective teams and managing conflict.

I have coached individuals to seek, apply for, and attain jobs, get into graduate and professional schools, and determine what they want in their careers and the next phases of their lives.

Kansas Health Foundation Distinguished Chair in Strategic Communication, Professor, Elliott School of Communication, Wichita State University (Emerita)

Professor, Public Health, University of Nevada, Reno (Emerita)

I am a mom, an adventurer, a world traveler, a culture lover. I am a researcher, a teacher, a communicator, a lover of good books, fine wine, excellent theater, music. I am a tennis player, a horseback rider, a walker, and a bungee jumper (oh yes I did!)

In my blog I write about issues that matter and opportunities that make a difference.

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