Strategic Leadership

is the core competency that distinguishes high-performing leaders, managers and executives from everyone else! Terina develops strategic leaders and delivers keynotes, workshops, management consulting and executive coaching services that serve to move leaders and their organizations from where they are to where they want to be!
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Featured Keynotes and Workshop Programs
After we talk, a program will be fully customized for you!


Strategic Leadership

Premier Learning Series. Prrograms are designed for keynote presentations and workshops spanning one to three days. Designed for executives, managers and leaders to explore, decipher, and interpret the best concepts for achieving organizational excellence, anticipating and responding to change, and effectively aligning organizational systems, processes, and people.


Own Your Power to Lead!

Strategy - from planning through execution and measurement

The Leadership Value Proposition

Defining the Different

What Leadership Needs to Know About Followership

Global Leadership: Do You Have What It Takes

High Performance

Programs designed for professionals at all levels and geared to motivate individuals to focus their energies and efforts on meaningful change.


5 Reasons Leaders Take the Game Winning Shots

5 Things High Performers Do Exceptionally Well

4 Surefire Methods to Career Success

It's Your Career, Take Control of It

No Apologies. My Future Is So Bright, It Burns My Eyes

Damn I'm Good! If you are too, do these four things to propel your career

Wow! This happens when smart female leaders do what the heck they want

With Terina

it is about strategic leadership. When you want to turn theory into practice and your strategic intentions into reality, she gets you there! Terina is a proven strategist and delivers management consulting, executive coaching, workshop facilitation and keynotes for international clients. While we, ARVis Institute, have programs and categories of topics already designed, Terina will listen to your needs and then customize and deliver a keynote, workshop or training program based specifically on meeting those needs.


Critical Lessons for the Seasoned Executive

Programs in this category focus on delivering principles and strategies that high-performing leaders need to apply for success!


Performance Measurement: Define the Right Outcomes

High-Performance Culture & Teams

Advancing an Ethical Culture

Good Teams Score, Great Teams Win!

Mergers & Acquisitions: The Four (4) Greatest Risk Factors

Strategic Human Resources

Programs primarily designed for senior and mid-level HR leaders and customized based on client need.


Designing and Implementing a Human Capital Strategy

Designing and Leading Succession Management Programs

Onboarding Best Practices: A Model for What Needs to Be Covered

Best Techniques for Human Resource Planning and Recruitment


Oh Yeah! They Said This!

"As a senior executive in both corporate and academia, I have had my pick of some the best consultants and trainers out there. Terina surpassed them all!"

The project work we did to advance a high-performance culture and develop collaborative teams was amazing. The experience itself was engaging and rendered the kind of benefits we never imagined possible.

-- Susie Clarke
Director, Career Services

"The work you did with our team was complex, and the methods and processes you put in place really helped us to learn and achieve great things!

We will miss you, Terina. Thank you so much for your leadership on this change management project. I know that much good work has been accomplished - thank you for sharing a process with us that enabled that to happen!

-- Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF
Executive Associate Dean

"Apart from the extraordinary depth of your presentation itself, you were also very professional, articulate, engaging, informative and inspiring."

You galvanized the participants at the seminar. Most certainly, your performance was very outstanding, in every respect and, indeed, went a long way to ensuring that our investment was a wise one. I have received nothing but praise for bringing you in, and we are looking forward to more.

-- Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, Ph.D., J.D.
University Vice President

"She absolutely shines; a consummate professional in every sense of the word; charismatic, polished"

Terina has several characteristics that in my opinion put her in a class above.  Many found her enthusiasm and dedication both inspiring and motivating. In presentations, she absolutely shines. Her spirit, knowledge and ability to disseminate information and ideas in a fresh and innovative manner earned her the praise of the groups she interacted with along with requests that she return.

-- Inger C. Nemcik
Operations Manager

"Terina is the first person I will call when I need to provide additional formal training for my employees - she is simply wonderful"

Terina's full-day strategic planning retreat for my department was exceptional. She combined presentation periods with participation activities very effectively, keeping participants engaged and active in the learning process. I have nothing but praise for her ability to accommodate the diversity of backgrounds and agendas among the people attending the retreat.

-- Bill McGuire
Director of Academic Advising

"Terina did an outstanding job of taking a rather extensive topic, specifically strategic planning and management, and boiling it down."

She ensured sound sharing of information. I also want to compliment Terina’s training style. It was top-notch and in tune with the attendees who were mostly executive directors of their respective board or commission. I have received extremely positive feedback on the presentation. Terina's style far exceeded most expectations. This was no small accomplishment considering the diversity of the audience.

-- John Cunningham, Chief Fiscal Officer
Legislative Boards & Commissions

"She is a terrific instructor; I highly recommend Terina"

I worked with Terina Allen when she was the director of the Ohio Certified Public Manager program. She was the OCPM program liason with the board of directors of the Ohio Certified Public Manager Society, which serves the graduates of the OCPM program. Terina is very professional, well organized, and a terrific instructor. She taught several courses and workshops for the OCPM Society.

-- Patti Barnett
Program Administrator

"Exceptional and high-performing workplace contribution"

Ms. Allen has gone from colleague to recurrent service provider due to her exceptional and high-performing workplace contribution in the areas of trainer and business consultant. Her passion, energy, and breadth of knowledge in business and HRD is demonstrated in the classroom as well as in the boardroom.

-- Esther Renee Brandon, MBA, MAEd, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Performance Improvement Engineer

"She has a way, unlike anyone I've ever met, of connecting to people"

I could use this opportunity to speak of Terina's expertise at training, which is first rate. I choose, however, to speak of her as an amazingly gifted human being. She has a way, unlike anyone I've ever met, of connecting to people and making them feel like they are the only person in the classroom. She is passionate and confident and brings sheer joy to those around her.

-- Cheri Gray
Executive Administrative Assistant

"Her attitude is one of the best I've seen my entire working life!"

Terina is great to work with. She is really on top of things and her attitude is one of the best I've seen my entire working life!

-- Frank Epperson
Employment Consultant

"She is caring, personable, and a joy to work with"

Terina is a consummate professional. She understands what an organization needs to succeed and she does her utmost to help it get there. She is caring, personable, and a joy to work with.

-- Grant Simpson
Principal Software Engineer

"She has always been driven to help people"

Terina is passionate about developing people and organizations and has a strong desire to affect meaningful, positive, and sustainable change. I highly recommend her for any consulting or training project.

-- Karish Johson

"One 'firecracker' of a corporate trainer"

Terina is one 'firecracker' of a corporate trainer. She combines personal experience with organizational initiatives to taper the needed content of a class to that specific audience. I most enjoy her significant examples to demonstrate course objectives as she educates her audience.

-- Susan Springer, MHRM, CPM
Human Resources Manager

"Communication and people skills were excellent"

It was a pleasure to work with Terina.  She was very well prepared for the session and her communication and people skills were excellent. She was creative and high motivated. She had good dialogue with the participants. We would like to sincerely thank her for her contribution to our event.

-- Ulgen Ozmen
Assistant General Manager

"Creates a safe climate for learning and change"

Terina is a change agent who has the ability to help create a safe climate for learning and change.  Terina possesses interdisciplinary skill set needed to effectively identify issues and conduct workshops, and she will leave you with the tools your need to turn problems into opportunities!

-- Darlene Posey Young
University Administrator

"My experience in working with Terina has been phenomenal"

I find her to be ambitious, hardworking, and an advocate of continuous learning. Most importantly, she shows great dedication and loyalty to her profession.  In addition to being a joy to work with, Terina is a take-charge person who is resourceful and full of innovative ideas for promoting organizational development and growth.

-- Monica P. Fenton, MSM
Director of System Benefits

"I highly recommend Terina Allen without reservation"

It has been my pleasure to work with Terina Allen, I have observed her use her many versatile skills as a teacher and project manager. She is a true professional, her knowledge, ability and verbal skills enables her to express herself and present topics extremely well. I highly recommend Terina Allen without reservation.

-- Ernest Lynch
School Executive/Principal

"She is a great leader and has so much information to share!"

I highly recommend Terina, and her consultants for any organizational training and development endeavor....from tactical to strategic. She is a great leader and has so much information to share!. To this end, she also ensures that that loop is closed...she moves individuals to action.

-- Julia Broadstreet
Human Resources Manager

"I learned something about leadership from Terina in our every interaction"

I had the pleasure of working with Terina while she was a University Consultant Indiana University. As a colleague, I found her approach to our work highly collaborative and professional. I learned something about leadership from Terina in every interaction I had with her. She is a highly competent OD professional and leader.

-- Bridget Working
Associate Director

"She has a personable yet knowledgeable style and her passion for educating is apparent"

I've had the great fortune to work with Terina at Indiana University. Her warmth and upbeat personality make her a natural for the Organizational Development and Training field. Terina's polished appearance and professionalism only add to her credibility. Her expertise is abundant and she is an asset to any organization. I highly recommend her!

-- Miina Holloway, PHR, SHRM-CP
Employee Relations Specialist

"You are a true professional with deep understanding of the business and passionate about helping clients"

Terina provided executive coaching services, conducted a survey and hosted a workshop of my staff members to start the process to build a high performance team. In the whole process, Terina was very professional, knowledgeable and highly energized. In addition, she is fun to work with.

-- Jie Li
Director of System Analysis and Application Development