A. Drayton Boylston
Drayton is the Founder and CEO of The Boylston Group of Companies, which includes The Executive Coaching University- The Global Leader in Executive Coaching Training™, CareerTraining Programs.com, and the Rescue Institute. He is an internationally respected Executive Coach, Trainer, Speaker, Author, and Mentor. He has demonstrated his innate leadership skills time and again having risen to the highest levels in corporate America, as well as in civic organizations.
An inspirational coach and facilitator of leadership, team and organizational growth, Aileen Gibb works worldwide with different organizational cultures. For over 15 years, she has inspired, stretched and stimulated the future by equipping people to step beyond their known horizons and unleash new possibilities for success.
Andrea Lages is an executive coach, author, consultant, and one of the most respected coaching trainers in the world.
She has given training in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Coaching, including the International Coaching Certification Training to people from more than 30 countries; she also participated as trainer and co-creator in a Post Graduation course in Executive Coaching for Derby University in England given to Company Presidents and CEOs.
Andrew Neitlich is the Founder and Director of the Center for Executive Coaching, and ICF-accredited ACTP that trains the highest-level professionals from around the world to be leadership and executive-level coaches. He is also the author of Guerrilla Marketing for Coaches (with the late Jay Conrad Levinson), The Way to Coach Executives, and Elegant Leadership: Simple Strategies, Remarkable Results. Andrew received his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ann Betz is the co-founder of BEabove Leadership and an international speaker and trainer on the intersection of neuroscience, coaching and human transformation. She is the co-developer/leader of BEabove Leadership’s popular international training program for advanced coaches: Neuroscience, Consciousness and Transformational Coaching. A certified professional coach for 13 years, Ann is the author of a groundbreaking white paper on brain research and coaching, and serves as the neuroscience consultant to The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), where she is also on the faculty. Ann is committed to making the complexities of the brain and consciousness accessible to coaches and leaders, and is known for both her depth and humor.
Brian O. Underhill, Ph.D. is an industry-recognized expert in the design and management of worldwide executive coaching implementations. Brian is the author of Executive Coaching for Results: The Definitive Guide to Developing Organizational Leaders (Berrett Koehler: 2007). He is the Founder of CoachSource and the Alexcel Group, and previously spent 8 years managing executive coaching operations for Marshall Goldsmith.
Damian is very involved with the coaching community and his experience with the International Coach Federation (ICF) started several years ago. He has worked in over 30 countries in person, facilitating leadership and coaching programs. Currently, he runs his own consulting company performing executive assessments, leadership training, and coaching.
Dave Ulrich is a Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a partner at the RBL Group (http://www.rbl.net) a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He studies how organizations build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability, and talent through leveraging human resources.
David Allen is an author, consultant, international lecturer, Founder and Chairman of the David Allen Company. The David Allen Company is a productivity training and consulting company that provides services designed to increase performance, capacity and aligned execution. They count among their clients some of the world’s most prestigious corporations, including over 40% of Fortune 100 companies. His thirty years of pioneering research, coaching and education of some of the world’s highest-performing professionals has earned him Forbes’ recognition as one of the “Top five executive coaches” in the United States, and as one of the “Top 100 thought leaders” by Leadership Magazine.
David Horsager, MA, CSP, is a business strategist, keynote speaker and author of the National Bestseller, The Trust Edge: How Top Leaders Gain Faster Results, Deeper Relationships, and a Stronger Bottom Line. His work has been featured in prominent publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal.
Dr. David Rock coined the term ‘NeuroLeadership’. He is a business best-selling author, thought leader, and Director of the NeuroLeadership Institute, a global initiative bringing neuroscientists and top executives together to build a new science for leadership development. David is also founder and CEO of The NeuroLeadership Group; a global consulting firm with operations in 24 countries, assisting large organizations in operationalizing neuroscience research to develop better leaders and managers.
Dorothy Siminovitch, PhD, MCC is a Master Certified Coach and coach trainer, a noted group facilitator-choreographer, and an international keynote speaker. She is the founder and principal of Gestalt Coaching Work, LLC. She is founder, co-owner, faculty, and Director of Training for the Eurasian Gestalt Coaching Program (EGCP) in Istanbul, an ICF-ACTP coach training program. Dorothy is the pioneer of Gestalt Coaching, and has been delivering Gestalt coach training since 1996. She provides world-class training in and transformative human development through Gestalt-based coaching and holistic approaches, leading to outstanding results for individuals, groups, and organizations. Her specialties are coaching for leadership presence and peak performance, overcoming derailment, and working with high performance groups and teams.
Dr. McKinley is the co-founder of Xcellero Leadership based in Chicago Illinois. He holds a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, is a Master Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation, and is the author of two books and numerous training manuals and articles on leadership development. He resides in the Chicago suburbs with his wife of 29 years and has two amazing adult children.
Gary has an undying passion to make a difference for people by coaching leaders in the areas that will make the biggest difference. Business coaching is the avenue he chose to inspire others to have their dreams fulfilled. Clients tell Gary, “not only have we transformed our organization, but I have a family that I have fallen back in love with and I feel like a different person.” Gary is a Master Trainer for new and existing business coaches all over the world. His company’s Coaching Methodology provides an effective formula for an individual to become highly successful as a business coach. His organization trains their students on how to get started as a business coach and equips their students with the right tools to become skilled in the field of business coaching.
Grant has advanced degrees and certifications in Psychology, Positive Psychology, Applied Physics, Computer Engineering and Software Development. He is a qualified Total Quality Management (TQM) Trainer, and has achieved Master Practitioner Certification in the behavioral sciences of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Advanced Behavioral Modeling. More recently Grant was awarded a Graduate Coaching Diploma in the newly emerging field of Authentic Happiness Coaching.
Hendre Coetzee is a Global Executive Coach and Founder of the Center for Advanced Coaching. He has over 20 years of experience working within the corporate as well as social justice, non-profit, relief and development worlds and is an expert in facilitating and training on conflict resolution and meditation.
As an executive coach, Howard Morgan has led major organizational change initiatives in partnership with top leaders and executives at numerous international organizations. He was named as one of the world’s 50 top coaches, identified as one of 5 executive coaches with a “proven track record of success” and has published several books. Howard has worked with over 500 CEO and Executive Team members from more than 50 countries and from a diverse industry base including Chemical, Information Technology, Financial Services, Media, Retail and Real Estate.
Ian Brodie specializes in helping coaches and consultants attract and win more clients. He’s known for his expertise in online marketing and was recently voted one of the Top Global Thought Leaders in Marketing and Sales by Top Sales World Magazine, along with being named as part of Salesforce.com’s “Social Business Dream Team” and one of the “Resources of the Decade” for Professional Services Marketing by Raintoday.com. His #1 Amazon bestselling book, Email Persuasion, teaches business owners and professionals how to captivate and engage their audience, build authority and generate more sales with email marketing.
Ian is a highly experienced coach and leadership facilitator working with leaders from international organizations to create sustained individual and business change. Ian is co-author of the acclaimed book “Challenging Coaching: Going beyond traditional coaching to face the FACTS” and regularly speaks at coaching and business conferences. With a strong business background, Ian is practical and pragmatic. Everything he does is to help leaders unlock their potential and achieve greatness. Ian was previously Head of Talent in an international FTSE100 company and holds a degree in psychology.
James Flaherty, MCC, is the founder of New Ventures West, co-founder of Integral Leadership LLC, and the author of Coaching: Evoking Excellence in Others, which is widely recognized as a seminal text in the field of coach education and is used internationally in universities and coach training institutions.
Jane Creswell is a Master Certified Coach who invented the role of “Organization Coach” while at IBM. She proved the value of coaching to Big Blue en route to founding the IBM Coaches’ Network, which is now the IBM Coaching Community of Practice and boasts over 500 coaches in more than 20 countries.
Janet M. Harvey, ICF Master Certified Coach, Certified Mentor Coach and ICF Global Past President, has 30 years of experience as both a corporate and entrepreneurial business executive. As a leader, business owner, coach, mentor of coaches, and trainer of coaches, Janet was an early adopter for creating a coach-centered workplace.
Jayne Warrilow is founder of JW International, a global coaching and development company with a focus on resonance as the key driver of individual and organizational success. Jayne specializes in high octane business growth. As a master coach Jayne is passionate about developing leaders and businesses that inspire the human spirit, the bedrock of sustainable profitability. A natural edge-walker, she has enabled global executives worldwide to take a stand, create radical new rules of business, generate systemic change and transform their leadership for game changing results. Her unique methods have brought the flow of energy from the C-Suites of global corporations to the home offices of solo business owners igniting the charge that leads to business success.
Jennifer is responsible for leading Intel’s professional coaching program, which currently manages a global network of internal and external certified coaches and connects leaders with strategic coaching engagements. She designs and implements solutions set to evolve Intel’s coaching strategy, assuring maximum value to key business initiatives. Jennifer also represents Intel on the Executive Committee for The Conference Board’s Council on Executive Coaching.
Jeremy specializes in senior management coaching, both with individuals, and leadership teams; and in designing and facilitating senior management and organization-wide change programs.
Jim Kouzes is the co-author with Barry Posner of the award-winning and best-selling book, The Leadership Challenge, with over 2 million copies sold and available in 22 languages. He’s also the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. Not only is Jim a highly regarded leadership scholar, The Wall Street Journal cited Jim as one of the twelve best executive educators in the U.S. He is the 2010 recipient of the Thought Leadership Award from the Instructional Systems Association, listed as one of HR Magazine’s Most Influential International Thinkers for 2010-2012, named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America in 2010-2014, and ranked by Leadership Excellence magazine as number sixteen on its list of the Top 100 Thought Leaders over the last 10 years.
Joelle K. Jay
Joelle Jay is a principal with the global leadership development firm, Leadership Research Institute (LRI) and the author of The Inner Edge: The 10 Practices of Personal Leadership. As an executive coach, author and speaker, Joelle helps leaders leverage their talents to achieve top performance and business results. As a result, leaders are able to sustain the effectiveness and sense of professional well-being that keep them at their best.
John L. Bennett is the Associate Professor of Business & Behavioral Science, Director of the MS in Executive Coaching program, and Director of the MS in Organization Development Program with the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte. In addition to teaching, he is a frequent speaker and presenter at academic, professional, and client conferences and workshops.
John is one of the UK’s leading executive coaches working with CEOs around the globe, as well as with Olympic athletes and their coaches. In his business career, John has been a Fast Track 100 entrepreneur and FTSE100 international managing director, working collaboratively in diverse teams to deliver outstanding results. He is co-author of the acclaimed book ‘Challenging Coaching’. In his work, John draws upon a broad range of influences including his Christian faith, his PCC coaching credential with the International Coach Federation and his ongoing doctoral research on CEO leadership. He has a BSc, an MSc in information systems and an MBA.
John C. Maxwell
John C. Maxwell is an internationally renowned leadership expert, coach, and author who has sold over 21 million books worldwide. Dr. Maxwell founded EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders in 174 countries. Every year he speaks to Fortune 100 companies, international government leaders, and organizations such as the United States Military Academy at West Point, the National Football League, and the United Nations. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell’s The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership has sold more than 2 million copies. Developing the Leader Within You and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader have each sold more than 1 million copies.
John Leary-Joyce is the Founder and CEO of The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC). John and his team have worked for over 12 years to develop AoEC into a prestigious brand with professional international accreditation ICF, EMCC, & AC as well as academic validation with Middlesex University. Under his dynamic leadership AoEC has become a highly regarded coaching training organization in the UK and Europe with international partners in China, Eastern Europe, Russia, South America and Africa.
Joseph O’Connor is an internationally recognized author, trainer, executive coach and consultant. He has given trainings in twenty-six countries. He is a leading author and trainer in Coaching and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Systemic thinking and is the author of eighteen books on Coaching, NLP, training, sales, communication skills, management, and systemic thinking. Joseph’s books have been translated into twenty nine languages and have sold over half a million copies worldwide.
Judith E. Glaser is an Organizational Anthropologist and one of the most pioneering and innovative change agents, consultants, executive coaches, and specialists on Conversational Intelligence. Judith is the Founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications, Inc., and the Chairman of the Creating WE Institute with over twenty-five years of business experience working with CEOs and their teams in establishing WE-centric cultures poised to strategically handle business challenges in the face of moving targets. Her transformational approaches, using neuroscience and anthropology, enable leaders to raise their Conversational Intelligence™ and build agile and higher performing individuals and teams poised to impact the bottom line and top line results in their organizations.
Julie Maloney, M.A. is president of JMI. JMI delivers leadership and executive coaching solutions to Fortune 100 companies who need to retain and develop top talent. In our 24/7, competitive and unpredictable business world, corporations require leaders who know how to leverage themselves in order to scale faster, to play bigger (and better) with others, and to deliver results that matter.
Karen Kimsey-House, MFA, CPCC, MCC, President and Co-Founder of CTI, is at the forefront of the coaching profession as a well-known keynote speaker, workshop leader and co-author of the industry best-seller, Co-Active Coaching. A founding member of the Personal and Professional Coaches Association, Karen holds a Master Certified Coach (MCC) designation through the International Coach Federation (ICF). Karen today continues her work as a professional coach, specializing in entrepreneurs and start-up companies, helping them with innovative business practices and no-nonsense strategies to move things forward quickly.
Karl Corbett is Managing Partner of Sherpa Coaching in Cincinnati. He handles strategy, marketing and client relations for the Sherpa Executive Coaching Certifications at Howard University and the University of Georgia. He was a contributing editor for “The Sherpa Guide: Process-Driven Executive Coaching”, published in 2005.
Katherine is passionate about awakening performance for leaders at all levels, with a particular strength in power and influence, coaching across cultures, and building synergistic top teams and for sustainable results.
Krishna Kumar is a pioneer in Executive Coaching in India and is the Founder Director of the Intrad School of Executive Coaching (ISEC). He specializes in the Inner Coach methodology that brings together concepts and practices from sports psychology and organizational behavior to enhance performance of senior managers in the corporate world.
Dr. Laura Belsten is the founder and president of CEO Partnership, Denver’s premier executive coaching and leadership development firm. She helps her clients translate their vision into action, build exceptional teams and high-performing organizations, lead change and manage transitions, improve employee competence and commitment, build a healthy, respectful and fulfilling workplace, improve executives’ abilities to coach and develop emerging leaders as well as work with difficult individuals (supervisors, peers and direct reports), and implement lasting improvements in their own performance and business results. With 25 years in management and leadership positions, including senior line and staff management positions in small, medium and large organizations, Laura is a gifted executive coach and consultant who understands first-hand the challenges her clients face.
Lisa Ann Edwards
Lisa Ann Edwards, M.S., is a partner at Bloom Coaching Institute, an organization that advances coaching effectiveness through research, tools, training and consultation on ROI of Coaching. Lisa’s work in the USA, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region has demonstrated as much as a 251% return-on-investment and has been shown to lift employee engagement nearly 20%.
Lisa Bloom is a highly professional and accomplished Storyteller, Professional Certified Coach (ICF) and Training & Development Expert with more than 20 years experience working in public and private sectors, high-tech and financial services environments. Lisa trains Story Coaches and helps entrepreneurs de-stress the marketing, build their business with confidence and inspiration by finding their success story.
He is the million-selling author or editor of 33 books, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – a WSJ #1 business book and winner of the Harold Longman Award for Business Book of the Year. His books have been translated into 28 languages and become bestsellers in eight countries. At the Thinkers 50 Conference (sponsored by Harvard Business Review) in London – Marshall Goldsmith was recognized as the Most Influential Leadership Thinker in the world, along with being listed as the #7 Greatest Business Thinker in the world.
Marvin is a highly sought after international consultant and key-note speaker specializing in leading edge behavioral change technologies and research. Recognized as a world leader and authority in his field, Marvin has built an impressive track record helping organizations with strategic, systemic and cultural change. Marvin’s clients range from private enterprises to government agencies throughout the world.
Mary Beth O’Neill
Mary Beth O’Neill, MA/ABS, is a strategic leadership consultant, executive coach, author, leader of the Executive Coach Training Series, and owner of MBO Consulting. Mary Beth’s book, Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart, is one of the best selling executive coaching books on Amazon.com and has been translated into 5 languages.
Natalie Tucker Miller
Natalie is an internationally recognized speaker, certified coach, instructor and coach certifier who works with leaders in the elder care industry and provides training and coaching for executives and staff. From 2006-2008 she served as president for the International Association of Coaching (IAC) and her monthly column related to coaching excellence in the IAC Voice, reached over 13,000 subscribers in 80+ countries. She currently serves as Lead Certifier for the IAC.
A preeminent authority on coaching, transformation learning, and transition and change in the adult journey, Pamela McLean, Ph.D. has been at the forefront of the field of adult development and the emerging field of coaching for the past 30 years. As CEO and Co-Founder of The Hudson Institute of Coaching, Pam oversees one of the premiere coaching programs and adult learning organizations, which is committed to excellence in developing highly skilled coaches with a focus on coaching theory, current research and best practices.
Peter Hawkins, Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School and Chairman of Renewal Associates, is has been an international pioneer and thought leader in supervision and Team Coaching. His seven-eyed model of supervision (1985) is the most used supervision model internationally. He has also supervised several doctoral and other research studies in supervision. He leads the Bath Consultancy Group international training in Coaching Supervision and the AoEC international program in Systemic Team Coaching.
Professor Philippe Rosinski, MCC is the author of the seminal bestseller Coaching Across Cultures. He is widely regarded as the pioneer of intercultural coaching, having first systematically integrated the cultural perspective into coaching. He has trained hundreds of professional coaches and leaders across the world, helping them make the most of cultural differences. He was first European to be designated Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation, and holds a Master of Science from Stanford University. Philippe is principal of Rosinski & Company and a professor in Tokyo (Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business) and Prague (University of Economics). His latest book Global Coaching has been described as “having moved the art and science of coaching to a new level”.
Priscilla Gill considers her work as a Senior Move Manager as more of a mission than a job. She feels strongly that every senior should have the right to determine where and how they live and enjoy the opportunity to help families in need. A resident of Westerville, Ohio, Priscilla holds an MBA from Franklin University as well as a BA in Social Work and a Certificate of Gerontology from Ohio University.
Richard Barrett is an author, speaker and internationally recognized thought leader on the evolution of human values in business and society. He is the founder and chairman of the Barrett Values Centre. He is also a Fellow of the World Business Academy, Member of the Wisdom Council of the Centre for Integral Wisdom, Honorary Board Member of the Spirit of Humanity Forum, and Former Values Coordinator at the World Bank.
Shirzad Chamine is the author of the New York Times’ best-selling, Positive Intelligence, and is Chairman Emeritus and former CEO of the Coaches Training Institute. A preeminent C-suite advisor, Shirzad has coached hundreds of CEOs and their executive teams. His executive client companies have included Agilent Technologies, Apple Computer, Charles Schwab, Hewlett-Packard, Google, Matsushita, Oracle, Visa International, and Wells Fargo Bank.
Dr. Susan R. Meyer, an executive coach and life architect is a Past President of the International Association of Coaching. She is the author of The Life Design Blueprints Playbook and chapters in the best-selling Transformative Learning in Practice and the Handbook of Adult Education. Her Women Living for Today and Tomorrow workshop series was featured in The New York Times. She has over 20 years’ experience working with top-tier government, corporate and non-profit clients.
Taki Moore – a.k.a. the “MacGyver of Marketing” – is the specialist in quick, inexpensive marketing techniques that get fast and highly profitable results for coaches. Since 2004, Taki Moore has been the go-to-guy for coaches when they need to book appointments, fill seminars, and sign clients quickly. Taki works with business and executive coaches who are frustrated by their lack of clients. He’s on a mission to eliminate cold calling, chasing, and high pressure selling from the coaching industry, replacing it with education-based marketing.