JAN LEHMAN, President
Jan is an executive coach, productivity consultant and speaker. She is the founder and CEO of CTC Productivity. CTC is a Twin Cities-based, woman-owned and operated business. With over 20 years of corporate consulting experience, Jan is not just an expert in the field of productivity, she personally understands the unique challenges of leading a busy professional life. With three young children and a company to run, Jan fully understands the importance of maintaining a work-life balance.
The roots of Jan’s business acumen and people-first attitude can be traced back to her formal education. She earned a business degree in Operations and Systems Management with a minor in Psychology from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. CTC is the perfect forum for her to blend her people skills and productivity expertise.
Prior to launching CTC, Jan worked for a number of Fortune 100 companies, including an expatriate assignment in Stockholm Sweden with Kraft Foods, and a consulting role at Accenture, the world’s largest consulting firm. As a consultant, she was responsible for optimizing and streamlining the business processes for Fortune 500 companies, including the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), World Book Encyclopedia & United Airlines.
Jan helps clients all over the country. She is currently the Vice President of NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals) Minnesota chapter. Jan was recently named a 2018 Women Who Lead Minnesota Business Magazine Honoree. Reach Jan at email@example.com.
Catherine Solheim, Productivity Consultant
Catherine joined the CTC Productivity team in 2014, and loves helping people find peace and satisfaction in their living and working spaces. She helps small businesses and solopreneurs become more productive by working to improve processes, communication and overall efficiencies.
Her work as a Professional Organizer for Can the Clutter enhances her skills and experience in helping busy professionals be more organized and efficient at work, and ultimately achieving a greater work/life balance.
She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a double major in International Relations – Intercultural Communications, Scandinavian Studies and a minor in Foreign Relations. Catherine and her twin girls lived in Norway for 11 years. She enjoys yoga, gardening, knitting and translating Norwegian.
Jenny Bjerketvedt, Procedure Writer
Jenny joined the CTC Productivity team in 2014 as a blog writer. As business grew and her role evolved, she began writing and editing business and procedural documents. Her professional experience includes several years in Training and Talent Development at Medtronic, where her role included classroom training, one-on-one coaching, procedural writing and curriculum design.
Jenny’s procedural writing experience gives her the background to help companies document and implement written processes to improve overall productivity. With her experience in coaching busy professionals, Jenny has gained first-hand knowledge of the importance of identifying strengths and inefficiencies in processes and interpersonal skills to bring each employee to a greater level of job satisfaction. Jenny’s additional writing experience includes maintaining the blogs at CTC Productivity and Can the Clutter.
Jenny has a degree in English from Hamline University with a minor in Women’s Studies. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer and enjoys anything fitness related. She is married and has three daughters. She also enjoys reading, cooking, sewing, gardening and blogging.