Terri Lynn Cardona, Founder of Stone Soup Consulting

A Catalyst for Change
Terri Lynn Cardona
Stone Soup Performance Consulting

Strategic. Dynamic. Compassionate. Influential. These are the main ingredients that set Terri Lynn Cardona and Stone Soup Performance Consulting apart.

With 20-plus years of experience aligning human resources strategy with business operations for top brands in multiple industries, Terri Lynn is a catalyst for change. Appropriately nicknamed TLC, she founded Stone Soup Performance Consulting to focus exclusively on her passion—helping businesses enhance their bottom line by improving and nurturing employee performance.

Inspiring Positive Outcomes

Like the protagonist in the stone soup folktale, Terri Lynn’s innovative thinking and expert knowledge of how to inspire people to bring their best selves to work, pool their resources and accomplish a greater good routinely leads to positive outcomes in which everyone—individuals, teams and the overall organization—reaps the benefits.

Terri Lynn has led major initiatives that aligned corporate culture with business goals and moved the needle on employee engagement to scores of 92 percent or better. She’s also led significant changes to operating practices, resulting in cost savings, improved efficiencies and mitigated risks.

A seasoned executive…

Prior to establishing Stone Soup Performance Consulting, Terri Lynn held executive leadership positions at industry-leading brands. She served as Senior Vice President at Prometheus Real Estate Group, Director of Human Resources at W Hotel, Vice President of Team Support Services at FoodFun Inc. and Director of Training at Golden Gate Doughnuts, a Krispy Kreme franchise.

Terri Lynn’s expertise and contributions were foundational to Prometheus Real Estate Group receiving numerous prestigious accolades, including being named on the Fortune Best Small and Medium Workplaces 2017, Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2017, Best Workplaces for Women 2017 and Best Workplaces for Giving Back 2018 lists as well as the San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work in the Bay Area list since 2013.

With an insatiable appetite for continuous learning and improvement…

Terri Lynn is a life-long student engaged in continuous learning and improvement. She received her Master of Science degree in Instructional and Performance Technology from Boise State University and her Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from San Jose State University. She holds multiple certifications in Human Performance and Training & Development, and is a Six Sigma Greenbelt.

And passionate about giving back—and cooking

Terri Lynn has some not-so-secret passions outside of work. She loves hiking America’s national parks, shopping at the local Farmers Market and whipping up tasty treats in her kitchen. Her volunteer passions include serving as Bay Area Leadership Council Co-Chair for Upwardly Global, annually walking the AVON 39 and mentoring future human resources leaders.

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