Director of Performance Management, Senior Consultant
Amy Yu is Director of Performance Management and serves as a Senior Consultant for LBL Strategies, Ltd, specializing in areas of strategic planning, strategy execution and performance management. She has comprehensive knowledge of strategic management gained from her active involvement in various client projects.
Yu works closely with for profit and non for profit organizations, leading and supporting processes in developing strategic plans. She also drives a systematic strategy implementation process integrating major factors that organizations consider when executing their strategic plans. In addition, Yu designs systems and tools to help organizations interpreting, reporting and responding to performance results in order to effectively evaluate and control their strategic activities. Her other experience includes project management, visualization design and quantitative analysis.
Yu earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Shandong Economic University, in Jinan, Shangdong Province. China. Upon completion, she received a full scholarship to DePaul University where she earned a Master’s in Business Administration with two concentrations in Financial Management and Control and in Banking. Yu’s trans-global education and internship experiences have given her a practical understanding of the intersection of global economic trends and cultural differences.
In addition to her M.B.A. and Bachelor’s degree, Amy holds the Strategic Planning Professional Certification from the Association for Strategic Planning and the Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute. She also holds Balanced Scorecard Professional Certification and KPI Professional Certification from the Balanced Scorecard Institute.
Amy uniquely contributes to the LBL team by her process-driven capability, detail-oriented nature, multifaceted skill set and high efficiency. She adds value across a wide range of development and implementation efforts and stays focused on deliverables as defined. As a quick learner, she is able to take on new skills and projects as needed. Being a creative thinker and analytical problem solver, she provides insights that keep the team from viewing issues from only one perspective.
She enjoys travelling and exploring culture differences in various countries and regions. Crafting, painting and playing piano are also her interests which are generated by her creative soul.