Executive Coaching

The Importance of Executive Coaching

Executive coaching is crucial for both professional and personal development. It empowers leaders to refine essential skills, enhance communication, and improve decision-making. By fostering self-awareness and confidence, executive coaching enables leaders to navigate challenges, achieve their goals, and increase job satisfaction. Invest in your leadership potential and unlock success through executive coaching.

Transform your leadership with VIKRITI’s executive coaching, designed to maximize your impact and refine your style. 

    Cecelia Stanton Adams is a diversity expert with 23 years of experience in academia and corporate settings. She specializes in building brand awareness in emerging and multicultural markets and developing multicultural workforces and curriculum. Her passion lies in coaching DEI practitioners and leaders in onboarding/strategy, C-suite leaders on championing DEI, and emerging leaders on bridging the gap from independent contributor to people leader.

    With over 20 years of Fortune 100 experience, Angela Bushman applies her expertise in marketing, communications, change management, and coaching to support small- and mid-sized businesses. Skilled in leading cross-functional teams, she emphasizes curiosity, creativity, and ethical leadership. Angela has spent the past year coaching founders, CEOs, and business leaders to craft compelling visions, communicate effectively, and leverage their strengths.

    Lea Blackwell Favor brings over 25 years of senior management experience, emphasizing authentic leadership and cultural competence. With strong ties to the Twin Cities philanthropic network, she focuses on equity, youth development, and social justice. As an educator, Lea excels in implementing DEI frameworks to align organizational values with program outcomes. Her coaching centers on authentic leadership, cultural competence, and empathetic communication.

    Angela Christman specializes in guiding individuals and businesses through periods of growth, talent shortage, and cultural transitions. With almost 20 years’ experience, she emphasizes the importance of treating talent as customers and workplaces as products. Angela offers coaching on strategy, culture, and operating discipline to help leaders navigate business evolution effectively.

    Dr. Caroline Cochran, PhD, PCC, is a Leadership Development Coach and Consultant with 30 years’ experience. Specializing in assessment design, leadership development, and 360° feedback, she blends analytical rigor with interpersonal warmth. Caroline helps clients bridge the gap between their current reality and their aspirations, facilitating clear action and execution for results.

    Leah Cook partners with leaders in times of transformation to move from existing in a culture by default to shaping a culture by design. She does this through coaching, consulting and facilitating specific to leadership & team effectiveness and communications strategy. She has played leadership roles in HR, Strategic Initiatives, Sales, Communications and PR. She believes that together, we elevate the performance of leaders and teams 

    Laura Elletson, an ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), is a seasoned Leadership Development Coach and HR Consultant. With 30 years of HR leadership experience, she excels in talent management, leadership coaching, succession planning, and developing award-winning coaching programs. Laura creates a supportive environment for leaders to explore new paths and find joy in their journey, inspiring insight and commitment to personal growth.

    Jack Frangipane, with 20+ years in executive coaching and leadership development, brings a collaborative, learner-centered approach. He’s worked with global and emerging organizations in healthcare, manufacturing, and technology. At Medtronic, he led a renowned leadership development function, enhancing skills and team performance. Certified in executive and team coaching, his mission is helping others achieve their unique goals.

    Eric Harkins, ForbesBooks author of “Great Leaders Make Sure Monday Morning Doesn’t Suck,” is dedicated to ensuring every leader he works with creates a motivating work culture. With 25 years in corporate leadership, he’s a motivational speaker, consultant, and executive coach focused on talent retention and growth.

    PJ Hill, a former pro basketball player, brings over a decade of business success and partnership building. He’s a financial advisor with NorthRock Partners and serves as VP of the Minneapolis NAACP chapter. PJ accelerates new client acquisitions and fosters long-term results through strategic planning. He values developing others’ strengths, building relationships on respect, diversity, and inclusion.

    Passionate about Change Management & Organization design, Jolly Nanda leverages her engineering background to deliver results. With experience in Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, & Government verticals, she brings a strategic yet pragmatic approach to her clients. International work in Asia, Europe, & North America. Focus on Leadership, Operating Discipline, & Management.

    Cathy Paper is an experienced change consultant working with companies like Best Buy, Zappos, and Apple. As an executive coach and teambuilder, she drives relationship-building and results. For over five years, she has built diverse groups and networks, using her change management skills and coaching to foster growth.

    Anne Pryor, an internationally recognized LinkedIn Authority, Sales LinkedIn Trainer, Speaker, Lovitude Soul Painter, and Personal Development Coach, advises clients to bring their soul to work. She helps clients Look Great, Be Found, Get Known, Make Connections, to find meaningful work, generate sales, and hire top talent. Anne is an inspirational speaker on creativity, innovation through intuition, discovering life’s purpose, and mapping future careers.

    Nivedita Rajan leads cross-functional teams with curiosity, creativity, and ethical leadership. She coaches business leaders and creatives to chart compelling visions, communicate effectively, and leverage unique strengths. Nivedita’s exceptional interpersonal skills foster transformational changes and lasting impacts. She adeptly mitigates team conflicts and breaks communication barriers to ensure success.

    Mellissa Tong brings 25+ years of experience as a storyteller, consultant, and coach, both in-front-of and behind-the-camera. Starting as a Newscaster, she produced over 1,200 on-air stories in 4 years, later contributing to CBS’s Martial Law. Mellissa directs and produces TV commercials for Fortune 100 companies like McDonald’s, Old Navy, and Verizon, while coaching individuals in developing their personal leadership brand.

    Dan Schulzetenberg is a Leadership Coach with over 30 years of experience in coaching, learning & development, and performance consulting. He has held roles in Sales Management and HR for Fortune 500 companies, coaching leaders and teams to higher performance. He has led cross-functional teams, facilitated new team start-ups, and managed leadership assessment programs.

    Stephanie Shivar is a powerful coach who is able to get at the heart of her clients professional struggles. She can quickly assess the information she is given and easily asks insightful questions to help her clients find a solution that is unique to them. Once a path to a solution is identified, she keeps you accountable to your goals, and helps you assess your progress and overcome roadblocks during your monthly check ins.

    Rita Webster empowers women leaders and their teams to unlock potential and enhance strategic impact. Using System Team Coaching, she has worked with clients like Best Buy and Medtronic. Creator of the WISELEADER Approach, her methods are practical and results-driven. Her expertise includes Executive Coaching, Roundtables for Women Leading Change, and Systemic Team Coaching.

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