As a leadership development consultant and executive coach, Claire believes in a whole-person approach to growing effective leaders. When people step into their fullest potential, the result is integrative work-life fulfillment, high-performing teams and outstanding business and organizational results. Claire provides a balance of support and challenge to her clients, helping them grow their effectiveness by increasing self-insight, clarifying choices, and taking focused actions
Claire uses simple, powerful questions and provocative, sometimes surprising techniques to partner with leaders in growing their capabilities. She quickly creates an atmosphere of trust and lightness while helping people do the hard work of changing both beliefs and behaviors. Claire’s clients gain clarity about who they really are and how they want to show up, and they get better at acting in ways that align to their own vision of success. They live and lead on purpose like never before, with the positive impacts of their growth spanning both work and life.
Claire holds a Masters in Organization Development and Change as well as a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching, both from the University of St. Thomas. She is certified as an Associate Professional Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation. Claire built a career as a leadership development consultant and coach at a Fortune 50 retailer Target Corp. and recently joined The People Side, a leadership development consultancy where she serves as the Talent Development leader. Claire’s experience consists of coaching leaders, designing and delivering leadership and team interventions, and building and facilitating leadership programs on topics such as influence, change management, meaningful conversations, prioritization, cross-functional collaboration, and innovation. Claire has trained and coached hundreds of leaders in dozens of organizations across five continents. She is certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Hogan Assessments, The Leadership Circle Profile, FIRO-B, and Influence Style Inventory and has completed advanced studies in Adult Development Theory.
In the words of a past client: “Claire helped me uncover things about myself that I thought I’d resolved and conquered. Claire quickly identified tactics I found effective and used those tactics during our sessions to help me see all I am truly cap able of. She lifted me up each session and gave me strategies I can use in my everyday life to constantly improve. I highly recommend Claire as an executive coach. She will identify how to best engage you, help you see your capabilities and make you feel amazing through the entire journey