Founder & CEO
Jim is the Founder and CEO of Executive Leadership Institute Inc. Many CEOs call upon Jim to develop executives for CEO succession or senior executive global roles. His successful coaching career includes developing and delivering leadership cultural transformations as well as guiding thousands of executives to move to additional responsibilities.
His LinkedIn network is over 20,000, and ALL of his clients have come from referrals. His coaching style has expedited his brand and continues to generate a high impact out of this referral network. Jim has a rare combination of leadership experience in financial services, high-tech, education, municipalities, and non-profit organizations, with executive coaching experience.
He has a passion for enabling leaders to surface their authentic purpose and understand why they do what they do. These insights surface new ways of seeing and moving effectively in their leadership roles, generating greater impact and inspiration. He has worked for clients such as Wells Fargo Bank and John Hopkins University, and numerous banks and credit unions.
Jim emanates a Growth Mindset and utilizes the setbacks in the Pandemic era to further his coaching expertise through a deeper understanding and certifications in Executive Neuro Mind Management. His work incorporates the depth of neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy, as well as over 30 years of executive leadership experience with thousands of executives. The coaching journey he produced begins by defining their purpose, which prepares clients for the FLOW STATE, a heightened state of consciousness. The modules leverage tools to Modify Behavior, Beliefs, Mindsets, Emotional IQ, The Nudge Theory, Mental Contrasting, Implementation Intention, and the latest Social Psychology and Mind Theory research. Leaders are enabled to use the power of Neuroplasticity and the Brain’s unique ability to adapt to excel in their leadership offer. Clients utilize his expertise and approach to build High-Performance Teams and modern leadership cultures.
He is a certified and experienced NeuroChange Practitioner, iEQ9 Enneagram Practitioner, DISC, DDI 360, Extraordinary Leader 360, Leadership Agility 360, Emotional Intelligence, Somatic Leadership Coaching (integration of body, mind, and spirit) and other leadership resources. These are used in a way to surface the best version of each leader and enable them to bring this out in others.
Jim and his team of coaches “find the way” to optimize the best in each leader and evolve to Game Changers!