Certification: Leadership Architect 101

Michael Landrum

Executive Summary

Michael has over 35 years of experience working in various aspects of talent and leadership development.  He provides executive coaching to assist his clients to reach their full potential in the areas of self-awareness, trust, communication, inspirational leadership, transition, and executive presence.  He also works with high potential employees to create and execute career strategies based on their passion, skills and competencies.

Michael has also worked closely with university students and young professionals with leadership and professional development, career strategy, and transition.  He has taught workshops and provided coaching to ensure the success of these students and young professionals.

Sue Negrey

Sue Negrey

Sue is a seasoned executive, consultant and leadership coach who partners with executives and emerging leaders to accelerate critical changes and sustain results in themselves and in their organizations. Bringing more than 25 years of experience in management, consulting and coaching to her clients, Sue enables organizations and individuals to achieve strategic goals through increased focus, accountability and measurement disciplines.  Client engagements include executive coaching, strategic business planning, team facilitation and the design and execution of learning and development programs.

Sue’s personal business experiences at Arthur Andersen, DigitalThink, and as an entrepreneur managing a specialty medical practice has afforded her opportunities to work across a variety of industries and cultures.  Sue has cultivated a love of client service, a love of learning, and ultimately a love of coaching.  Sue is skilled in administrating assessments to increase self-awareness and extend leadership agility through improved relationships and team-building. Clients have extended from entrepreneurial start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.  Sue has also been a leader in a number of non-profit organizations and currently serves on the Board of the International Coach Federation (ICF), New York City Chapter.

Terry Warren

Terry Warren

Terry Warren, ICF Associate Certified Coach, has more than 40 years of leadership experience in the financial services and healthcare industries. He has held senior leadership roles in sales, strategic planning, client engagement, and executive coaching.  From that background, Terry equips his clients to see new perspectives, gain clarity, and achieve results. He leverages his reputation as a trusted advisor with his collaborative style and successful executive experience to make sure clients achieve their desired results promptly and with long-lasting results.
For more than 27 years, Terry served in a wide variety of leadership roles with Willis Group, a large global insurance broker. He led the company’s client engagement and business retention efforts in North America, provided internal executive coaching to top leaders, and served as Executive Director of The Willis Foundation.  Prior to joining Willis, Terry worked for Hospital Corporation of America and other healthcare organizations, serving in a number of domestic and international corporate positions.
In addition, Terry believes in giving back. He has served as the chair of several nonprofit boards and as a mentor and consultant to nonprofits, both in the United States and abroad. He is 2016 President Elect of the International Coach Federation – Tennessee.  When he is not working as a coach or consulting, Terry has a passion for landscape painting. He is an accomplished artist whose paintings evoke a sense of realism and a feeling of serenity.
Glenn Taylor

Glenn Taylor

Glenn Taylor is devoted to helping others grow, change, and maximize their potential.  A certified coach, consultant, speaker and writer, he supports individuals and organizations in achieving higher performance characterized by concrete action and results.  Glenn specializes in leadership, team performance, career advancement, personal branding, emotional intelligence and effective communication.

Founder and President of Skybound Coaching & Training, Glenn hosts the “Dare to Fly Higher Podcast,” and creates content for the Skybound blog, YouTube Channel and online courses, in addition to writing for Forbes.com.  Prior to being a full-time entrepreneur, Glenn worked as Chief Marketing Officer for the Houston Symphony, in which he led a team of over 20 marketing, PR and customer service professionals, was responsible for $10 million in revenue, and spearheaded the complete rebranding of the institution in celebration of its centennial.

Glenn is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF), and has his Masters of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership.  He coaches, teaches and facilitates coach training for entities including Rice University, Vanderbilt University and University of Houston.  He serves on the board for the Houston Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Mina Brown

Mina Brown is an experienced and masterful executive coach, career consultant, author, trainer, public speaker, and entrepreneur. As President of Positive Coach LLC, she offers comprehensive executive coaching and leadership development services. She also teaches professional and managerial coaching through her own ICF and BCC accredited programs. As a former corporate CFO and operations executive, she combines business leadership experience with over two decades of coaching success to help clients achieve clear and significant outcomes. Her clients, who come from a broad spectrum of industries, describe her as “engaging, compassionate, challenging, inspirational and fun.”

She is an ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC), Board Certified Coach (BCC), Certified Hogan Coach, and Master NLP Practitioner. She also has certifications in several well-respected diagnostic instruments, learning tools, and models. Mina holds an EMBA from Vanderbilt University and BBA in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University. A popular keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, she has co-authored five books about careers and coaching and is working on the sixth.

John Reed

John is an internationally recognized executive and leadership coach. He has been a Managing Principal since 2005 at Quinn Reed Associates (www.quinnreedassociates.com).  He is designated as a Master Coach by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, a Master Corporate Executive Coach by the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches and a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. He is a Navy veteran with an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, an AB from Dartmouth College and, as an organizational psychologist, a PhD from the University of Georgia. He previously worked in the strategy practice of Accenture and the public-sector practice of CGI. His LinkedIn information: www.linkedin.com/in/johnreedphdmbaexecutivecoach

John helps successful people excel further, working with senior leaders, boards, executive teams, entrepreneurs and other strong professionals. He works with alumni of a number of leading MBA programs including the Owen School at Vanderbilt and the Tuck School at Dartmouth. He is a Founding Fellow and Contributing Author of the Institute of Coaching at McLean/Harvard Medical School. His book ‘Pinpointing Excellence’ (www.pinpointingexcellence.com)for example is popular as a buyer’s guide to selecting executive coaches. He has 30 years of management, executive and leadership coaching, executive assessment, organization change and alignment, and strategy consulting experience globally.

Diane Watson

Diane is a Leadership Transition coach who draws on experienced gained during a distinguished career in corporate, public, higher-education, and not-for-profit sectors where she traversed diverse organizational structures, developed resiliency, and achieved success in changing environments.  As a leader, Diane created new programs which positively impacted the bottom line and helped leaders navigate challenging situations at every level of the organization.

 

During her career, Diane held external facing leadership roles.  She managed community relations programs for American General; served on the leadership team for Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance where she directed the public,  media relations and crisis communications; managed several non-profits; and spent 12 plus years working with top executives at Vanderbilt to help them achieve their financial goals.  Diane currently utilizes her background and experiences in her leadership and transition coaching business where she works with highly accomplished leaders facing new challenges, stepping into executive positions, leading their teams to new levels of success, developing their direct reports and making career changes.  In addition, Diane works with executives planning their next chapter and life following retirement.

Janet Walls

Janet is President and Founder of Delta Blvd, a management consulting and executive coaching company she founded in 2007. Janet coaches executives, business owners, and entrepreneurs in the areas of strategy, leadership development, and professional growth. She has more than thirty years experience in finance and operations including roles as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations. Janet received a B.B.A. in Accounting and a M.Ed. in Learning and Organizational Change from Belmont University. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at Belmont University, an adjunct lecturer of Management at Vanderbilt University and as a Leadership Development Coach at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Janet and her husband are both Nashville natives and currently reside in Franklin, TN where they enjoy hiking, traveling, and music.