Leadership Coaching

Building on Your Strengths

Effective leadership is essential to an organization’s success. Particularly during these challenging and uncertain times, leaders can benefit from working with a professional coach to build on their strengths and identify opportunities to improve.

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Our Services

The Office of Strategic Consulting offers leadership coaching as an effective and meaningful way for leaders across campus to grow and develop. A leadership coach is a confidential resource who helps you identify goals and create action steps that will take you from where you are to where you want to be.

Our leadership coaching services are designed for all campus leaders, including associate deans, directors, department chairs, medical directors, and new and emerging leaders.

Personalized to Your Needs

Campus leaders who work with one of our certified professional coaches will have a highly personalized experience, tailored to their unique needs and goals. Identifying these needs and goals is the first step in the coaching process.

What Our Coaching Clients Are Saying

I highly recommend a coach for any person in a leadership position if they request it. The meetings have assisted me in prioritizing the many tasks as an Associate Dean, seeing the value in the time committed to the process, and understanding the importance of what I can and cannot do.

Great resource for a leader at any level.

For More Information

For an overview of the coaching process, click below.
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Meet Our Professional Coaches

Jill Ellefson

Jill sees coaching as a process that empowers an individual or group to maximize their personal and professional potential. She focuses on leadership values and self-reflection to support learning, growth, and fulfillment. Jill is a UW–Madison certified professional coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation.

Deb Gurke

Deb works with mid-level leaders to identify their values and strategies for improving their leadership skills. She loves helping clients overcome barriers that are standing in the way of their potential. Deb is a UW–Madison certified professional coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation.

Jacob Hahn

Jacob’s approach to coaching is based in a deep understanding of identity development—in leaders and all adults. As individual experiences and ways of thinking, being, and doing differ, he believes that each coaching relationship and journey must be highly personalized. He works with leaders to generate new self-knowledge, creative insight, and fresh perspectives.

Charles Meyer

Bringing compassion and extensive leadership experience to his coaching practice, Charles believes the coaching process helps us reframe the stories we tell ourselves and empowers us to learn and grow into our best selves. He especially appreciates working with leaders, people who feel stuck, and those who are in personal or professional transition.

Sarah Murphy

Sarah is a licensed clinical psychologist with 20 years’ experience supporting individuals within university communities. She sees coaching as a relational process that supports and empowers individuals as they translate new insights into action.