Meet the Founder

Kathy Grinsteiner focuses on helping organizations thrive through leadership and employee development.

Kathy Grinsteiner is the owner of EverGROWTH Consulting, a business focused on helping organizations thrive through leadership and employee development. Kathy had a rewarding career at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan/Blue Care Network, having served in leadership roles for more than 20 years. Kathy has experience leading teams responsible for provider relationships, internal training, customer service and claim processing. She’s experienced in creating and implementing leadership development programs, as well as training employees at local businesses and through a number of local Chambers.

Kathy's Background

While at “the Blues”, Kathy led the development and implementation of a statewide trainer development program, as well as a frontline leadership development program for the statewide operational areas. More than 200 leaders have made proven, sustainable transformations in their leadership approach through their active participation in this coaching-based program. Kathy also created and implemented a statewide Speakers Bureau.

Kathy holds a Master’s degree in Communication Arts from Grand Valley State University and was named “Student of the Year” by faculty in that discipline. While living in Grand Rapids, MI, she served as a volunteer community mediator for the Dispute Resolution Center of West Michigan, and was a member of their speakers bureau. Kathy then joined their board of directors.

Kathy and her husband relocated to the Traverse City area in 2016. She chairs the professional development committee for Traverse Connect, and is a member of their Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging committee. Kathy is also the Focus Chair Liaison for Impact 100 Traverse City and is a member of their board of directors.

Kathy has created and delivered a number of skill- building presentations for local Chambers and businesses. Her passion for competency building in communication and healthy conflict resolution led her to launch EverGROWTH Consulting.

Life With a View

Kathy shares her intimate feelings post pandemic quarantine in an essay written for a National Writers Series contest. 

Building Trust Authentically

Kathy joins motivational speaker Anne Bonney in her podcast to talk about low trust vs high trust relationships and their impact on communication, how she turned around a low-trust relationship into a strong professional partnership and more! 

Leadership Development Support

Services focused on personal and organizational growth

We put a focus on your organization’s cultural wellbeing to ensure you are positioned for success. Find out more about all the work we do to support organizations like yours. 

Certified as a Traverse Connect PeerSpectives Facilitator

Kathy is Certified as a Traverse Connect PeerSpectives Facilitator through the Edward Lowe Foundation 2021

We are here to partner with your team, assess your organization’s needs, and craft an approach to keep you growing.