Fiona Syms

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Transformation, Change Management, Project Management, Problem Solving , Executive, Emotional Intelligence, Teamwork, Communication

Raleigh-Durham, NC


Fiona is a specialist in leading mission critical IT, mergers/acquisitions, and transformation projects helping organizations design and implement process improvements and enterprise transformation. She can start a project from inception or quickly jump in and revitalize an ailing project.

She has extensive experience in Consumer-Packaged Goods and Automotive industries and broad knowledge in Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain functions.

Fiona has a direct and practical approach, creating order out of chaos by taking concepts and turning them into executable plans, adding structure and processes while avoiding bureaucracy. She is passionate about ensuring the people element of any initiative is top priority in the drive to deliver results. People are a company’s most important asset.

Outside of the corporate world, Fiona is a lover of animals. She enjoys horse riding and volunteering at animal shelters and believes animals create balance in her world. 


After 20-years of employment with a great company I was given the chance to “Pursue New Opportunities”. Although I knew I had great skills and experience, I struggled to understand exactly what interviewers would be looking for in a candidate. Was I portraying myself well? Did I properly articulate my skills, past work experience and added value? Well, let me tell you. I WAS NOT!…

Fiona easily and confidently articulated exactly what employers would be looking for not only in the resume review phase but most importantly during the interview process. Fiona made it as simple as following a few steps to ensure I had an outstanding resume and the much-needed personal confidence when the interview process would start. And within just a few weeks of doing online applications, I was called by a “really good” company, screened, set for a second interview and they even made the comment “you are the best candidate so far”. I never realized it could be that easy! I would recommend Fiona to anyone as a career coach, she will absolutely be there for you.
— TH, Technology