Adjunct - Liberal Arts
Ms. Pickering owns T.R. Pickering & Associates, Inc., a training and communications consulting company that helps organizations develop employees’ leadership and communication skills. She has more than 20 years’ experience evaluating, developing, and conducting training programs for employees in a variety of industries, including banking, manufacturing, health care, and nonprofit organizations.
Pickering develops and facilitates leadership and communication courses for USI's Division of Outreach and Engagement, where she also serves as an assessor in the Management Diagnostic Center. She also taught communication courses for military personnel and the City Colleges of Chicago while a resident of the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Pickering's articles have appeared in the Evansville Courier, Evansville Business Magazine, Evansville Living, the Jackson Clarion Ledger, and the former Indiana Journal of Commerce and Industry. Her book, Get Yourself Elected, was published in 2015.