Jennifer (Jennie) Grau
President of Grau Interpersonal Communication
For more than twenty years Jennie Grau, trainer, coach, facilitator, and presenter, has changed the way people work by changing the way they listen, speak, and resolve conflict. Her creative and interactive programs develop leaders, strengthen teams, build capacity, and drive innovation.
Jennie is President of Grau Interpersonal Communication whose clients include Fortune 500 corporations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and government entities. Her work sparks change in organizations and individuals. Her public speaking brings her before a wide range of people, in a variety of contexts: legislative bodies, banking and business associations, community and service groups.
Jennie has made both television and radio appearances. Her work has been noted in the Wall Street Journal, US News & World Reports and Lansing State Journal. In 2011, Jennie received the International Listening Association’s Listening in the Business Sector Award, in 2014 co-organized the first European Listening and Healthcare Conference in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, in 2016 was inducted into the Listening Hall of Fame, and in 2018 organized the International Listening Association’s 39th Annual Convention in Dublin, Ireland.
Jennie earned a B.A. in Interpersonal Communication from Oberlin College and an M.A. in Organizational Communication from Michigan State University. Jennie is also a Certified Listening Professional (CLP) and ECHOTM Certified Practitioner.