Elizabeth approaches coaching holistically, balancing keen business acumen with emotional intelligence. She is refreshingly positive and creative, allowing clients to push their limits and leverage their key strengths and life experience to find not only what drives them, but to harness their most courageous leadership style and ultimate business success.
Elizabeth’s background includes nearly 20 years in executive recruiting in financial services where she was included in the exclusive Recruiter’s Roundtable profiles with On Wall Street magazine. Prior she was a successful trial lawyer who worked on the plaintiff’s side for product liability and class action litigation in both US federal and state court. Her career started in finance at Morgan Stanley in the Mergers & Acquisitions department in New York City.
In addition to her work with Aesara Partners, Elizabeth works internationally as a member of France’s global business school INSEAD’s coaching faculty, with The Kets De Vries Institute (KDVI) in London, UK and is a regular contributor to Coaching Colloquia at ESMT Business School in Berlin, Germany where she won the 2018 Best Coaching Case Award, as well as Harvard’s Institute of Coaching. She is also a volunteer coach for organizational clients with the Humanitarian Coaching Network.
Highly skilled at creating a positive and confidential environment that evokes trust, Elizabeth coaches a wide variety of individuals as well as facilitating group and team coaching. Her depth of industry expertise as versatile as it is broad, which she finds keeps her work interesting and serves her client knowledge and expertise. She is also a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator on women’s empowerment, resilience & mindset and the non-linear path to success. She is known for her TEDx talk “Why You Should Spill Your Secrets.”
In addition to a BS in Finance from the University of Maryland and a MFA in Writing from SUNY Stony Brook, Elizabeth has a Juris Doctoriate from Loyola University. She is a certified Professional Coach through the Co-Active Training Institute-CTI, the International Coaching Federation, has a certificate in Systemic Team Coaching through the Academy of Executive Coaching of London. She is certified to deliver the Hogan Leadership Assessment & 360 and the Leadership Versatility Index 360 as well as having extensive experience with KDVI’s GELM 360.
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