Title: Operations Manager
With MWI since 2019
Vanessa Linsey serves MWI as Operations Manager, responsible for bookkeeping and managing the office. Vanessa has spent the last decade helping people resolve conflict through mindfulness. She is a coach and workshop facilitator, teaching clients how to get unstuck from personal and professional drama through mindful lifestyle shifts and healthy communication practices.
Vanessa’s expertise in mindfulness pairs seamlessly with her work in conflict resolution. She was trained in Professional Mediation by Cornell University’s ILR School, specializing in workplace disputes, and has completed dozens of insight practice trainings, including the University of Massachusetts Center for Mindfulness MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) intensive and Anodeah Judith’s Psychology of the Chakras intensive.
Vanessa earned her BA in Speech Communications with honors from Bridgewater State University where she was awarded the school’s first internship through The Washington Center, serving Tribune Broadcasting’s Washington Bureau as a field producer, primarily covering the Clinton White House. She went on to open four profitable small businesses, including Chrysalis Meditation Center, then wrote her first book, a best-selling prescriptive memoir entitled Metta Mom: A Mindful Guide to Managing Your Mood & Your Brood.