Holly Smevog is a Certified Career Counselor with Drake Inglesi Milardo, Inc.
A seasoned business professional, Holly brings a broad base of experience to her client engagements. Her background spans many fields, including marketing research and product development in Silicon Valley, technology and consumer products, educational technology and instruction, and student career counseling. She has worked in the public sector and the private sector, in large and small organizations. She works with individuals as a career coach and with organizations to build and improve talent management processes.
Holly specializes in three primary areas:
1) Combining her familiarity with functional roles in business and education and a keen understanding of organizational dynamics to help clients navigate workplace environments,
2) Delivery and interpretation of professional assessments to guide career advancement. Holly administers the LPI 360, the MBTI, the Strong Interest Inventory and the Strengths Finder assessments,
3) Blending “data backed” decision making with the expressed interests of the client to map out ideal career progression.
Holly graduated from the University of Vermont with a BA in Psychology/Consumer Studies. She later completed a MA in Instructional Technology at San Francisco State University. She honed her unique ability to leverage data when guiding the decision making processes while pursuing an MS in Counseling and a global Certificate in Career Counseling. She is an expert in helping others build communication and collaboration skills as they navigate the world of work.
When not at work, Holly enjoys parenting her three daughters and looking for new windsurfing destinations with her husband. A notable feat is her summit of Denali in 1998.