Suzi Pomerantz, MT, MCC is an award-winning executive coach,facilitator, and author with 24 years of coaching and teaching experience working with leaders and teams in over 200 organizations internationally across Government agencies, not-for-profit and private sector clients, including seven companies on the Fortune 100 list. A coaching veteran in the legal industry, Suzi has coached leaders in seven corporate law departments and a dozen law firms. Other industry experience includes: consulting, financial services, manufacturing, hospitality, entrepreneurial enterprises, federal and state government, educational institutions, membership-based service entities, construction, and executive MBA programs. Her clients include leaders and teams from the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, National Commission for Women, Department of Treasury (OCC), National Institutes of Health (multiple agencies), Goodwill Industries, Naval Sea Systems Command, Fairfax County Public Schools, USAID, USPS, USDIA, USDA, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Accenture, Deloitte, American Express Financial Advisors, DuPont, Freddie Mac, Turner Construction, Lockheed Martin, MedImmune, Pfizer, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Sears, Tyco, Welch’s, IBM, Supreme Court of Virginia, Toyota, Association of Corporate Counsel and others.
Suzi's strength lies in helping leaders and organizations find clarity within chaos. Her no- nonsense approach is professional, strategic, creative, conversational, analytical and results-oriented. She was one of the first executive coaches to receive the Master credential from the International Coach Federation in 1998 and is considered a thought leader in the coaching industry.
Suzi helps executives, teams and high performing, high-potential leaders to clarify their vision and exceed prior performance. She provides executive coaching, team/group coaching, and emerging leader coaching in organizations to assist executives and their teams with setting strategic direction, managing talent, and developing leadership bench strength. She also develops leaders in teambuilding, sales, planning and conducting effective meetings, interpersonal savvy, and facilitating change. Suzi’s coaching work with scientists, researchers, and administrative operational leaders focuses on developing emotional intelligence, leadership acumen and skills to help navigate in a high-pressure, high-growth environment. PhD clients cite results of her coaching that include increased confidence, improved strategic visibility, an ability to successfully navigate the political landscape, leadership influence, and an improved ability to balance the demands and stresses of work with life. She helps organizations develop and retain leadership capacity by coaching leaders in executive presence, presentation skills, personal power, communication, and vision work.
A recognized leader passionate about excellence, integrity, legacy, impact, leadership excellence in organizations and stewardship of the profession of coaching, Suzi serves in a number of international Board of Director positions and volunteer leadership roles, donating time and resources to organizations that are leading the future of the coaching profession. Suzi chaired the first ICCO Symposium in Washington, DC on The Global Implications of Organizational Coaching. Suzi has been guest faculty and a featured speaker to industry leaders in more than a dozen coaching schools and communities worldwide including: Association of Coach Training Organizations, Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, Newfield Network, and the Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development International Gestalt Coaching Program.
Suzi has presented as well as participated for seven years as an Executive Board Member and past co-Chairman of the International Executive Coaching Summit, an invitation- only annual gathering of worldwide senior executive development experts. Suzi presented at the Annual International Coach Federation Conference, and taught executive coaches as faculty at the Executive Coach Academy and the College of Executive Coaching. She has also delivered guest lectures at George Washington University, Loyola University, and the University of Virginia and has coached executives in the MBA for Executives Program at Darden. Suzi presented, coached, and led team meetings at the prestigious Linkage Best of Organizational Development Summit in 2008. She was a panelist at the inaugural World Business and Executive Coaching Summit in 2011.
Suzi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and a Master's degree from the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education. Her honors include Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society, Dean's List, and Lawn Resident (Thomas Jefferson's Academic Village). In addition to her academic achievements, Suzi is credited with over 25 publications about coaching, ethics, and business development, and 4 books including Seal the Deal.
She received the 2007 Woman of Achievement Award from Business and Professional Women with the Commission for Women. In 2008 the ICCO Board of Directors established a legacy award: the Suzi Pomerantz Award for Stewardship will be given annually. In 2009 she was named the #1 Most Influential Executive Coach on Twitter. In 2010 she became one of the Founding Coaches of the Relationship Mastery Academy by Ferrazzi Greenlight, and was named a SupporTED coaching hero for her work coaching the world-changers in the prestigious TED Fellowship program. In 2012 she was invited to join the Harvard Business Review's Advisory Council to help shape the content they develop on management and leadership. Suzi annually attends the exclusive Conversation Among Masters invitation-only gathering for master coaches.
* International Master Certified Coach
* Founding Vice President and Executive Board Member International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations (ICCO)
* Advisory Board Member of ICCO
* Editorial Board Member of the International Journal for Coaching in Organizations (IJCO)
* Executive Board Member and past co-Chairman of the International Executive Coaching Summit
* Author, Seal the Deal: The Essential Mindsets for Growing Your Professional Services Business (HRD Press, 2006)
* CEO, Innovative Leadership International LLC
* Advisor, Harvard Business Review's Advisory Council
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