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DR. BRENDA FELLOWS, is President & Chief Executive Officer, and Principal Consultant of Fellows Corporate Consortium, LLC (FCC). Founded in 2000, FCC is a boutique global firm specializing in Strategy Consulting and Management Consulting. Federal certifications include: SBA certifications include: 8(a), 100% Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB), EDWOSB, and SDB. Other certifications include: MBE, WBE. State of California certifications include SB, SB-PW, CMAS Non-Technology Services, and CMAS Technology Services.

SBA Approved: Mentor-Protégé Program Participant

Fellows Corporate Consortium, LLC (FCC) is an SBA approved firm participating in the Mentor-Protégé Program through 8(a) certification. FCC is the Protégé firm.

3Links Technologies, Inc. (3Links) is an SBA approved firm participating in the Mentor-Protégé Program. 3Links acts as the Mentor to FCC in the Mentor-Protégé Program.

She is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, Social Psychologist, Behavioral Scientist, Social Scientist, Strategy Consultant, Management Consultant, Life Coach, Executive Coach, award-winning researcher, keynote speaker and author with over twenty years of experience providing strategy and management consultation to Fortune 50, 100, 200, and 500 corporate boards, C-Suite executives, and senior executives worldwide. She is an Adjunct Professional Faculty member at University California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, Management of Organizations Group, and University of California, Berkeley, Extension, International Program, where she provides instruction to executive learners, doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate learners. Since 2005, she is an Adjunct Professor, Lecturer and visiting Professor within major business schools globally in the United States, Asia, United Arab Emirates (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), Europe, and India.

Appointed in 2011, Dr. Fellows is a Scientific Advisory Board Member of the Stroke Shield Foundation where she reviews and offers scientific direction, recommends applications and proposals for funding, and recommends grants to organizations wishing to receive monies to fund programs assisting stroke victims throughout the United States. She reviews Letters of Intent and proposals from respected institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, Rutgers, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Pennsylvania, University of California, Davis, University of California, San Francisco, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, University of Florida, and many other organizations.

She is an internal and external corporate mentor and executive coach who provides comprehensive assessments and consultation to women middle managers and executives in STEM centering on: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management and Strategic Leadership offering research based strategies to help meet Individual Development Plans (IDP), performance management, movement from tactical management to strategic leadership, goal setting, leveraging strengths, leveraging new technology, fiscal management, cross-cultural communication, executive coaching and development, negotiation, conflict management, resiliency, knowledge management, overall business acumen, and delivering change to individual departments and organization-wide. She acts as an External Corporate Mentor and Executive Coach by partnering with internal corporate directors and executives to help develop women into executive leaders. Organizations include Hewlett-Packard, Federal Reserve Bank, National Semiconductor Corporation, Bank of West, Cascade Corporation, Align Technology, Inc., Juniper Networks, Sypnosys, Inc., Blue Coat Systems, Inc., Adobe, Inc., KLA-Tencor, Prudential, and many other corporations.

Her twenty-year professional career centers on sales and marketing management, training and development, finance and administration, operations management, regional, district employee, and business development within Fortune 20, 50, 100, and 500 corporations in such industries as manufacturing, consumer products, financial, medical, insurance, technology, and education. She is a behavioral change management professional with expertise centering on research, strategy and management consultation, human resource management, conflict resolution, dialogue, ethics, succession planning, organizational change management, organizational effectiveness, mergers and acquisitions, advanced managerial communication, employee engagement and retention, executive training and development, professional training and development, mentoring and internship program development, organizational design, effectiveness and development, culture change, executive leadership development and executive coaching, career counseling, multiculturalism, cultural competence, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging consultation (DE&I).
She is a facilitator of team processes for start-up teams, intact work groups, and interdepartmental groups; including establishing purpose, negotiating roles, setting individual and team goals, improving business and operational processes, managing conflict, assessing outcomes, developing communication skills, and executive strategy meetings and workshop facilitation. Her focus centers on attracting, retaining, and developing top talent, employee development and addressing specific issues impacting Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, Baby Boomers through retirement.

She is a skilled organizational research and analysis, organizational assessment, intervention, and change management professional who orchestrates, conducts research, and designs, instrumentation, and implementation procedures to obtain organizational climate information, measure individual and team effectiveness, employee engagement and satisfaction, and communication styles. Her expertise centers on designing, implementing, and analyzing data from surveys, focus groups, and in-depth interviews; conducting content analysis for gathered quantitative and qualitative data; preparing written reports and presentations and assisting clients in the interpretation of results implementation of recommendations for effective communication.

Dr. Fellows develops change management strategies, conducts stakeholder analysis and impact assessments, and partners with key stakeholders to ensure change management implications are understood and anticipated. Her expertise centers on job rotation, workforce planning, performance management, instructional design, succession planning, risk management, crisis management, mergers and acquisitions, project management, and program management. She develops transition plans based on impact assessment and focus group research; planning, developing, and delivering all communication in consultation with business units and stakeholder communications; ensuring all change activities are complete in accordance with project plans and time frames.


Circle of Scholars Award for seminal research in a field of study, 2003
Marvin B. Sussman Award for seminal research in a field of study, 2003 (Nominee)
Avice M. Saint Award for seminal research in a field of study, 2001

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association (ABA)
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Council on Education (ACE)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Psychological Association(APA)
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Society of Training & Development (ASTD)

American Sociological Association (ASA)
Association of Business Communicators (ABC)
Bay Area Applied Psychologists (BAAP)
Bay Area Organizational Development Network (BAODN)
International Association of Business Communication (IABC)
Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA)
Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

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