You are unique. Our services are customized accordingly.
Experience the power of our highly customized research-based approach to understand why virtually all of our business comes from returning clients or is the result of referrals.
We’re motivated by results and making a real difference. For every engagement, our goal is to exceed expectations and facilitate growth and success above and beyond what our client may have thought possible.
The first step is to schedule an initial conversation to explore how we might work together. We’ll ask questions to understand your situation and answer any questions you may have. We’ll be candid regarding any potential roadblocks and will advise if there are foundational pieces you or the organization need to put in place first, in order for our engagement to be most effective.
Engagements usually fall into one of the following categories:
- One-on-one executive coaching
- Optimization of professional relationship dynamics
- Leadership team effectiveness
We’ll partner with you to set both realistic and “stretch” goals and then develop a targeted and customized process to achieve results.
Rachel has extensive experience in executive coaching and consulting to enable leaders, teams, and organizations to achieve their potential, above and beyond what they may have thought possible. She customizes a research based, multi-disciplinary and results-oriented approach for each client and focuses on producing sustainable outcomes with meaningful impact.
Over the past 10+ years has coached a wide variety of leaders, including many Presidents, Chancellors, CEOs, Executive Directors and Founders, partnering with them to take their leadership, a critical professional relationship, or their entire leadership team to the next level of achievement and development.
Rachel flexes her style, from challenging assumptions to supportive and empowering, for maximum impact. She reflects back her experience of a client in real-time, and believes that opportunities for development are often actually strengths overleveraged. She facilitates greater self-awareness and self-management, and ultimately leadership versatility, so that clients are better able to achieve their potential. Her clients describe her as insightful, challenging yet supportive, and results-oriented.
Rachel’s expertise in executive performance is grounded in her background in psychology and her experience as a retained executive search consultant across sectors. As a consultant, she conducted well over 100 searches, assessed over a thousand leaders, and walked away with deep knowledge about what it takes to be a highly effective leader.
Rachel’s own management experience includes leadership at the University of California, Berkeley, where she oversaw employment services for their 20,000 employees and led executive recruitment.
Her early experience also includes consulting for the Haas Berkeley Executive MBA Program, human relations and public speaking training for Dale Carnegie, serving as a career coach for a national outplacement firm, and teaching conflict resolution and team dynamics as an adjunct faculty member.
Rachel is a life-long learner. She has an MA in Psychology from JFK University and a BS in Psychology from Vassar College. She also graduated from Columbia University’s Advanced Executive Coaching Certification Program at the highest level awarded. She’s qualified to administer a broad range of assessment tools including the Hogan Lead Series, the Leadership Versatility Index (LVI), the Myers Briggs (MBTI), and the Neethling Brain Inventory (NBI) suite of assessments.