about sue cullen

Sue Cullen is passionate about helping individuals and teams identify and achieve their unique missions. For more than 20 years, Sue has inspired and empowered others to reach their full potential through career, leadership and team development, life/work design and balance coaching.

Founder of Sue Cullen & associates, based in Austin, Texas, Sue conducts facilitation and training programs on a broad range of topics and customizes them to meet the unique needs of her clients.

In addition, Sue has assisted countless individuals with career development, executive coaching and personal growth. Her unique approach to life/work design involves helping each person discover their personal mission and then serving as their guide as they move forward toward their goals.

Sue has trained directly with Richard N. Bolles, the author of the best-selling book What Color Is Your Parachute? and has employed the proactive principles throughout her career in a variety of organizational settings. She also offers workshops and retreats expanding those principles to help meet the unique needs of women looking to find or rediscover meaning, joy and value - not just in their jobs - but in every step of their lives.

Sue is a qualified provider of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a Texas Association of School Boards Registered Trainer and is also certified to facilitate several leadership assessment and development systems.

Active in the community, Sue served as 2007-08 President of the Texas Career Development Association and is a member of the Career Planning and Adult Development Network, the National Career Development Association, the Texas Counseling Association, the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, the World Future Society, the eWomenNetwork, and the Greater Austin Chapter of the International Coach Federation. She is also a commissioned leader/trainer in the Stephen Ministry, a nondenominational lay care-giving ministry.

An advocate of helping others to find their "voice", Sue herself was honored as the recipient of a 2005 Texas Counseling Association Presidential Award for her efforts in championing a successful piece of legislation in the 79th Texas legislative session, positively impacting career development professionals and consumers throughout the state. She was also a 2008 finalist for Texas Meeting + Events Magazine Reader's Choice "Best of" Awards in the category of Team Building.

Sue earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Industrial/ Organizational psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and studied in England at the University of London-Birkbeck College.