Executive Coaching

Washington State University has partnered with five external executive coaching firms who provide professional coaching services to senior leadership.  These consultants specialize in organizational development, executive and leadership development, team development, and strategic planning.  Each firm has experience with higher education institutions along with state and public agencies.

WSU has contracts with each of the five firms in accordance with university and state processes.

Benefits of working with an Executive Coach

Through the Executive Coaching program, WSU senior leaders have access to coaches from five executive coaching firms who have a variety of specialties and experience in a wide range of settings. Many of our coaches have master’s degrees and several with Ph.D.s.  In addition, several of the coaches have certifications in their specialties, such as, the Meyers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Executive coaching offers many benefits including: new outlooks on personal challenges, improved decision-making skills, increased confidence, and greater overall effectiveness.  Those who utilize coaching services have seen a substantial improvement in productivity, satisfaction with life and work, and the accomplishment of significant goals.

Getting Started

  • Click on the links below to view profiles of the firms and executive coaches.
  • Select the one who best fits your needs.
  • After consulting directly with the executive coach of your choice and discussing a coaching plan that fits your needs, your coach will submit a Coaching Proposal to Human Resource Services, Pullman.
  • Human Resource Services, Pullman will receive authorization from your appointing authority to expend the costs associate with executive coaching and have them sign the coaching proposal.
  • Once your coach and Human Resource Services, Pullman have received the signed proposal, coaching services can commence.

Invoices and Billing

To utilize a coach you must have approval from your appointing authority. Areas and colleges will be responsible for the costs associated with using an executive coach including fees and travel.

All invoices will be routed by Human Resource Services, Pullman to the appropriate department for payment.

Consultants – please send coaching proposals and invoices to:

Attn: Joanne Heckel, Administrative Manager

Human Resource Services
Washington State University
PO Box 641014
Pullman, WA 99164-1014

-or-

Joanne.Heckel@wsu.edu

Consultants

ConsultantContact Information
GroupWyse
groupwyse@usermail.com
(425) 753-2523

Consultants:
Dennis Dennis, Ph.D.
Bonnie Hovel
John Park
Liam J. Bayly
Lynn Hagerman Associates, LLC
lynn@lynnhagerman.com
(206) 232-0598

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Marquis Leadership
Glen Stewart
Glen.stewart@marquisleadership.com
+1 (888) 601-0509

Consultants:
Glen Stewart
Lee Palmer
Catherine Bachy
Lisa Edwards
Mary Illies

Scontrino-Powell, Inc.
Jevon K. Powell, Ph.D.
drjevonpowell@comcast.net
(206) 933-6355

Consultants:
Jevon K. Powell, Ph.D.
M. Peter Scontrino, Ph.D.
Wallace Wilkins, Ph.D.

The Howells Group, Inc.
karen@thehowellsgroup.com
(503) 246-2929

Consultants:
Karen Howells
Richard Howells
James Warrick
Heather Harrison

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