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Deena from St Paul is working to transform Minnesota by ‘driving vibrant, inclusive initiatives.’.

Deena Barker is an accomplished Operations and Program Management professional with many years of invaluable experience. Her mission is to lead Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategies and executions to help create meaningful change within Minnesota organizations. As a values-driven problem-solver, Deena is able to think big picture and devise actionable next steps to bring about successful business culture change. In her current role, Deena is a Board Member of an Insurance Marketplace, and has been a member of a DEI Council, a Client Portfolio Manager, Functional Business Consultant, Principle Business Consultant, and Sr Business Analyst, as well as a Customer Service Representative and Lead-Government Program Salesperson for Prime Therapeutics. With all her skills in program design, facilitation, and vendor management, Deena is poised to help unite and transform Minnesota. Her passion for progress and commitment to change will help make Minnesota a better place.

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Deena's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Deena’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Deena will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Deena’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Deena tends to be thorough and thrives when there is a difficult problem.


OVERVIEW:

Give Deena plenty of options to choose from, in terms of both product and pricing. Allow her time and space to think through her options and come to a decision.

What comes naturally to Deena

  • Appreciating a list of facts more than a story

  • Inventing something

  • Articulating a clear plan of action before a big decision


COMMUNICATON:

Deena tends to prioritize detailed information. She can be very literal and formal, so avoid being sarcastic. Share important details and address any of her concerns in a thorough and logical way.

When speaking to Deena

  • Respect her time by staying focused on the point

  • Ask lots of questions to keep her attention

  • Avoid sarcasm


MOTIVATION:

Deena thrives when working on her own. Generally reserved, Deena tends to enjoy space to thoroughly consider possible solutions and outcomes before making a decision. She likes asking clarifying questions and following specific, reliable rules or procedures.

What motivates Deena

  • Working alone

  • Being correct

  • Opportunities to demonstrate expertise


WORK:

Deena is a practical problem-solver who values her independence. She likes to take her time really weighing her choices before making a firm decision. She brings a grounding sense of logic to a team.

When working with Deena

  • Compliment quality of her work

  • Present the pros and cons of your ideas

  • Recognize and trust his skill

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Deena’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Deena’s online activity.

business culture change

participatory program design

vendor management

picture thinking

strategy and execution

Skilled communicator

Values-driven

problem-solver

dynamic environments

Operations

Program

Insurance Marketplace

Operational Oversight

Pharmacy Benefit Management Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield

DEI Council Member

Client Portfolio Manager

Functional Business Consultant

Principle Business Consultant

Business Analyst

Customer Service Representative

Lead-Government

Programs Sales

business culture change

participatory program design

vendor management

picture thinking

strategy and execution

Skilled communicator

Values-driven

problem-solver

dynamic environments

Operations

Program

Insurance Marketplace

Operational Oversight

Pharmacy Benefit Management Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield

DEI Council Member

Client Portfolio Manager

Functional Business Consultant

Principle Business Consultant

Business Analyst

Customer Service Representative

Lead-Government

Programs Sales

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youPrime Therapeuticsfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Deena extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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2/5 Very little or inaccurate social data
3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
4/5 Active and accurate
5/5 Social leader

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