Consuelo Sterling Meux, Ph.D., has leadership and management experience in profit, non-profit, government, political, academic and private sectors. She teaches doctoral studies in Organizational Development with the University of Phoenix Online, is a dissertation mentor, and the former Executive Director of a safety net clinic that provides free medical, eye, and dental care to uninsured adults. Through the use of technology, she expanded her private consulting business to clients in Japan, London and Australia.
A successful fundraiser and grant-writer, Dr. Consuelo has been a director of development and public relations, won millions of dollars in private foundation, NIH, government and corporate grants, and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for various worthy causes.
At the university level, she has been a professor of business and organizational development, initiated and administered a campus diversity program, served as liaison to the President and Provost as Faculty Chair, and as an administrator of programs, departments, and faculty business.
Her history with the Small Business Administration (SBA) includes having been a director of a Small Business Development Center (SBCD) serving three Central California Counties, and with a Small Business Institute (SBI).
Dr. Consuelo has traveled broadly assisting businesses with issues of compliance, organizational structure, strategic planning, marketing, budgeting, and program development with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, Dr. Meux worked in Cameroon, West Africa teaching women to develop food cooperatives. She is a sought after speaker who has given two commencement speeches and presented research and program materials at national and international conferences.
Always concerned about community, she currently serves on the Commission for the Status of Women for San Luis Obipos (SLO) County and coordinated the Central Coast Women’s Conference in 2010. Some of her past board participation includes Emergency Food & Shelter Program (FEMA), United Way, and Police Activities League. She provided civic leadership as one of seven members of the Charter Review Committee for the City of Fresno and is an alumnus of Leadership Fresno, Class 4.
Dr. Meux has earned degrees in marketing, organizational development, organizational behavior and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems. She trained with an international peace keeping group in Post-Apartheid Conflict Resolution techniques and traveled with a leadership team to South Africa to discuss student exchange programs. She is an expert in women’s leadership styles and strongly promotes the concept of women mentoring women for success. She was sought out for publication in the first Leadership Activities Workbook with Posner & Kouzes, published in 2010 by John Wiley, New York.
In her spare time, Dr. Meux enjoys studying concepts of food as a healing agent. She is a Certified Health Coach, has a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition from eCornell and enjoys being a Raw/Vegan Chef.