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Jane Patterson Abbate, PC

Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
Professional Coach Certification

Phone: 412.953.9806



M.A., Industrial Relations, Saint Francis University
B.S., Economics and Management, Clarion University

Jane is founder and managing partner of Cornerstone Team Development. An accomplished executive with C-level experience in business development, marketing, product development and human resources, Jane has been recognized for her exceptional ability to build strong teams, implement significant initiatives and increase revenue. Jane brings her corporate leadership experience and more than 13 years of coaching experience to support leaders and their teams to achieve exceptional performance. Her executive clients grow in emotional intelligence, engage in constructive conflict, and expand their influence and impact at all levels. Top teams engage Jane to achieve alignment, commitment and accountability for key results, and to build trust and improve communication.

Jane is one of a select group of coaches who have earned the designation of PC-Professional Coach by the International Coach Federation. She also has earned certifications in advanced coaching assessments such as: A Different Kind of Smart- Leading with Emotional Intelligence, the Conflict Dynamics Profile, the Team Diagnostic AssessmentTM, MRGTM Leadership Effectiveness Analysis and Strategic Direction Inventory, and the MobiusTM Model of Relationship Development.

A gifted teacher, facilitator and speaker, Jane is recognized for her strong communication skills and professional presence. Her clients, students and colleagues appreciate that Jane is approachable, direct, practical and effective.