Here in Medina County, Kyle White, Community Development Educator, MBA/Area Leader brings over 30 years of experience in Higher Ed, Sales, Marketing, and Consulting.
She is a certified Strengths Finders Coach through Gallup and offers coaching and teaching of the Strengths philosophy to business, agencies and schools. She specializes in teaching grant writing, facilitating groups, needs assessments, team building, coaching, and research. Her emphasis in workforce development extends to the Youth of Medina County through STEM programming in the Library and Schools. Under her direction the local Library and some of the local schools are taking advantage of STEM programming and classroom programs such as chick embryology (https://grownextgen.org/events/chickquest) and special interest programs. Utilizing 4-H Leadership Development curriculum, the work with youth focuses on building skills and encourages creative thinking and problem solving.
Prior to joining Ohio State University Extension Medina County Kyle excelled in Health Care Sales, Sales Management and Trade Marketing where she earned numerous awards in leadership and sales. Her business resume includes Manufacturing, Distribution and Health Care. She brings a high level of commitment and creativity to her work in Community Development.
In her words, she “builds things”. “I see my job in Community Development as connecting with the community, understanding needs that we can fill through Extension and connecting needs with resources outside Extension. As an Educator and Leader I emphasize the value of diverse yet cohesive teams and developing a productive, fulfilling team culture. In my work I employ research based strategies that include studying the facts, outside the box thinking and creative solutions.”
Kyle is a partner working closely with others in the community to identify partnerships, link resources, and resolve the most pressing needs in the county.
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Check our website or call to learn more: medina.osu.edu or https://comdev.osu.edu/
The resources of The Ohio State University, one of Ohio’s Land Grant Universities, are at your finger-tips through Extension and Community Development. Call today for more information: 330-725-4911