Portrait of Phyllis Thibodeau, CEO of Last Minute Career

Phyllis Pouyat Thibodeau is founder and CEO of Last Minute Career, LLC. She is currently designing and delivering customized services for varied clients as Executive Career Consultant in the D.C. Metro Region. Previously, Phyllis served as Associate Director for MBA Career & Professional Development at University of Maryland where she supported Next Generation Leadership Development for working professionals across industry sectors in the Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia region. She brings over 30-years of experience in corporate and higher education management, combining expertise in human development, organizational systems, leadership and international program development. At both Cornell University and University System of Maryland, Phyllis has directed design and delivery of experiential learning, distance education and career oriented professional education in traditional and non-traditional contexts. She is currently involved in a variety of community, education and business networks invested in conservation education and sustainable economic development.

Phyllis completed her B.S. in Human Resources Development at SUNY and studied Creative Leadership at Cornell University. She holds a Master of Distance Education and additional certifications in Teaching, Technology and Environmental Education through Universities of Maryland. She is a Certified Master Coach, and active member of International Coach Federation. Phyllis is also active as a Master Gardener with UMD???s Cooperative Extension working with partners on conservation education and ???grow it-eat it??? projects, as well as a variety of ???Green Economy??? initiatives. In all of these efforts, she works with essential partners who share in the mission of ???People & Planet Partnerships,??? both on the Beltway side and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.