Community Partner Discussion

Community leaders, we need your input to help us shape our vision for LB’s leadership development programming. Please register for one of the five sessions available.

These 90-minute to 2-hour discussions are designed to tackle important questions about where our greatest needs and gaps are in leadership development. 

We will be exploring the following topics: 

1. Leadership development topics and trends that are most pressing to our business leaders 

2. Leadership skills gaps in emerging and established leaders 

3. Leadership development competencies that are needed for tomorrow’s workforce 

4. Buffalo’s leadership development landscape 

5. Leadership Buffalo’s reputation, and value proposition 



We’ve engaged Kristen Fox Lampert, Practice Leader of Coaching and Leadership Development at TalentRise to guide these discussions. Learn more about Kristen below.

Click below to register: 

June 5, 2024 - In-Person

  • 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM  
  • At Roswell Park Community Outreach & Engagement Center


June 6, 2024 - In-Person

  • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM 
  • At 500 Seneca 


June 6, 2024 - In-Person

  • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM 
  • At 500 Seneca 


June 11, 2024 - Virtual

  • 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM 
  • Teams link to be provided


June 11, 2024 - Virtual

  • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM 
  • Teams link to be provided​​​​​​​

About Kristen 


Kristen Fox Lampert serves as TalentRise’s Practice Leader of Coaching and Leadership Development. Bringing a precise and well-balanced approach to coaching, Kristen focuses on building candidates’ mental agility and improving their ability to authentically meet the moment. She has actively coached and mentored CEOs and leadership teams of venture-backed and founder led companies over the last 18 years as the head of HR in the financial services, private equity, and legal services industries. She applies her MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from DePaul University to leapfrog talent strategies for growth-oriented, founder-led companies. She also holds a BA in International Relations, Speech, and Spanish from Bradley University has PCC, CPQC, and CPCC coach certifications. She recently served as the President of the International Coach Federation (ICF) Charlotte Area Chapter.

Kristen’s core coaching areas of focus include:

  • 1:1 Leadership Coaching leveraging 360 Degree Feedback
  • Leadership Team Development including group Coaching and Retreats
  • Mental Fitness Coaching through Positive Intelligence
  • Fast Start Leadership Integration Coaching
  • In-Depth Leadership Assessments


Kristen’s certifications include:

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Certified Positive Intelligence Coach (CPQC)
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)