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Brenda Lane-Oliver Brenda Lane-Oliver

President/CEO | Lane Oliver Consulting, LLC


Influencing Business ~ Influencing Bottom Line



Brenda Lane-Oliver is President/CEO of Lane Oliver Consulting, LLC, based in Maryland. She is a nationally recognized top-rated speaker and trainer on Leadership Skills. Brenda has 15 years of management and leadership experience and has shared her experiences with more than 25,000 clients. She also managed a staff of 100 employees. She has worked with the public and private sectors. Her topics include leadership development, emotional intelligence, performance management and innovation, entrepreneurship and more.

Brenda is a Past President of the Maryland Chapter of the American Society for Training & Development. In addition, she represented Maryland in the National ASTD initiative to Train-America’s Workforce. She received several Outstanding Service Awards for her leadership in ASTD.

Brenda attended Harvard Business School ‘s Executive Leadership Program and holds dual Graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University. Brenda is the author of Stand Up and Be Counted Now: Executive & Professional Leadership Development for Women.

Industry Expertise (3)

Corporate Training

Government Administration

Corporate Leadership

Areas of Expertise (4)

Stand Up and Be Counted Now: Women in Leadership

Success Means You Can

Performance Management and Innovation

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Accomplishments (1)

Outstanding Leadership Award (professional)

Received several awards for outstanding performance in leadership roles with ASTD.

Education (1)

Johns Hopkins University: BS, MS, Leadership, Applied Behavioral Science 1989

Dual Masters Degree in Human Resource Development and Organizational Development

Affiliations (2)

  • American Society of Training and Development
  • Federally Employed Women

Event Appearances (1)

Performance Management and Innovation

Staff Development  Maryland State Government


Sample Talks (1)

Performance Management and Innovation

In this program we will ٠Define “Seeds of Potential” and its impact on Performance Management vs Talent Management. You will learn the best practices for optimizing performance reviews. We will explore Behavior Styles and the Impact on Performance, Talent and Innovation. You will learn fundamental principles for increasing workforce productivity, and cover the five areas of performance management: planning, coordinating, monitoring, performance evaluation and rewards.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC


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