MOLLY W. CATRON
Contract consulting sharing my expertise in a collaborative fashion with organizations desiring significant change in process, systems, structures and culture using encouraging storytelling telling as the fundamental form for effective communication to inspire, inform, and connect with others
Creativity and Innovation
Partnership Development (Win/Win)
2015-Present Adjunct Professor, Department of Communication, East Tennessee State University,
Johnson City, TN
2001-Present Private Organizational Consultant, Storyteller and Keynote Speaker.
Afton, TN, Organizational Consulting in all aspects of storytelling as an fundamental form of communication in for-profit and non-profit organizations across the US, Europe and Asia. Storytelling Performances for events and concerts focused on entertainment, enlightenment, and change. Keynotes for conferences, business groups, and gatherings in both profit and non-profit sector
1981– 2001 Eastman Chemical Company
Organizational Learning Consultant, (1998-2001)
Responsibilities: To develop, coordinate, teach and coach the internal leadership development programs and to provide team development activities and mentoring to individuals across the global organization. Teaching and coaching the global sale organization in the shift from transactional selling to developing business solutions. Corporate change agent.
Division Empowerment Facilitator and Coach (1994-1998)
Responsibilities: Coordination and delivery of all aspects of empowerment training and development extending from the operations teams to the division management team.
Manager, Organic Services Analytical Laboratory (1990-1994)
Responsibilities: Management of 51 direct reports responsible for analytical testing of materials from production and development laboratories within Organic Chemicals Division.
Analytical Chemist, Infrared Spectroscopy (1981-1990)
Responsibilities: Operation of the Infrared Spectroscopy Development Laboratory doing method development and identification of non-routine samples from the development laboratories and production areas within Organic and other divisions within the Tennessee Eastman Division of ECC. Development of on-line process analysis using spectroscopy.
National Storytelling Network Board: Southeast Regional Director
NSN Brimstone Grant Committee for Applied Storytelling
NSN Special Interest Group: Storytelling in Organizations
Performing Member of Jonesborough Storytellers Guild
Member Volunteer State Tellers I
International Storytelling Center
1964 - 1966 Meredith College Raleigh, North Carolina
1966-1968 Norfolk General Hospital Norfolk, Virginia
1978-1981 Old Dominion College Norfolk, Virginia
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Certified by ACS
2000-2005 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, Tennessee
Masters of Arts in Storytelling
Covey Leadership Institute
Certified Applied Psychological Testing
Frame Build, Leadership Dynamics INC
Development Dimensions Incorporated
Facilitator: Leadership Kingsport and Johnson City
Public Speaking and Storytelling : Community Events and local Assisted Living Facilities
Kingsport Art Counsel : Contributing Artist
Church Retreat: Planning and Program Development & Delivery
Raj Mehta, Retired Director Eastman Chemical Company
Bill Wight, StoryWorx
Dr. Joseph Sobol, Faculty of Creative Industries, Professor of Storytelling, University of Wales