Lorinda Clausen, owner of Clausen Consulting LLC, is an Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant with over 20 years of leadership experience as a Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, Interim Senior Pastor, and the person who cleans up after epic all-nighters. Lorinda is passionate about empowering Youth Workers to thrive and grow in their calling as spiritual leaders. She’s a graduate of Bethel Theological Seminary and Youth Leadership, Inc and has clocked more than 47,000 miles in church vans, used over 1 mile of duct tape for games, and consumed at least 350 slices of substandard pizza. To balance all this out, Lorinda is also a Certified Spiritual Director who thrives on extended times of contemplative silence and solitude.
Lorinda is an engaging presenter and trainer with a proven track record of helping individuals and groups in leadership development, team effectiveness, and strategic change. Lorinda specializes in leading organizations through STRATEGIC VORTEX, a strategic planning process that provides simple and powerful results. She has recently studied Master’s Level Organization Development at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis and partnered with a sabbatical project sponsored by Harvard University. Lorinda is a Certified Practitioner of key leadership assessment tools including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Profile XT, Checkpoint 360, Executive Dashboard, and the Strengths Finder. Lorinda is also a certified Executive Coach, a certified Business Coach, and a member of the International Coach Federation. Located in Minneapolis, MN, she enjoys working around the world with churches, corporations, schools, and non-profits.