Phone: +1 (616) 780-3406
Ann O’Connor serves as an Executive and Leadership Development Coach. Ann’s work with leaders focuses on emotional intelligence, communication skills, global collaborations, balancing relationships with business results, and navigating complex professional roles. She also facilitates group programs utilizing Appreciative Inquiry as a positive approach to leadership, organizational change and strategic innovation and alignment.
Over the course of her 25 years in leadership roles and 16 years of leadership development coaching, Ann has worked, collaborated, and coached individuals and teams in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial consulting, technology, legal services and non-profits. Previous roles have included Vice President of Strategic Business Units, Vice President of Sales, and National Accounts and Sales Development Manager.
After 17 years of coaching, Ann completed a year long program in coaching supervision, receiving an accredited diploma from the Coaching Supervision Academy, Ltd in London, UK. As a lifelong learner and highly trained and experienced coach, Ann engages with other coaches in a reflective process and practice to expand on their strengths, sharpen their curiosity and explore what’s hard.
Ann holds a Masters in Organization Development and Change from Case Western Reserve University. Ann earned certification as an Executive Coach from the Hudson Institute of Coaching, where she is on faculty as an External Mentor Coach and serves as a facilitator on the Corporate Training Team. In addition, she is a Certified Coaching Supervisor through the Coaching Supervision Academy, Ltd. She is credentialed as a Professional Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation. Ann is an avid cyclist and loves spending time with her family and friends on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan.
Hudson Certified Coach
PCC, International Coach Federation
Diploma Coaching Supervision, Coaching Supervision Academy, Ltd. London UK
M.S. in Training & Development – University of St. Francis