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Barbara Goretsky is a seasoned corporate consultant, facilitator and executive coach.  She has over 30 years’ experience working in Fortune 100 companies, government agencies and smaller firms.  She excels in strategy formulation, individual and team effectiveness and accelerating change. 

Barbara is a former senior HR executive where she led the organization’s learning and leadership development efforts that included: organizational strategies for developing leaders at all levels, in-residence programs, executive coaching initiatives, and rotational, stretch assignments. She also led the organization’s succession planning process, high potential programs, and learning programs for all employees.  She is known as a thought leader who can develop and align talent development efforts with business strategies.  Expertly developed change management plans are an integral part of any strategy implementation, and Barbara’s integrative thinking ensures that all aspects of a change are considered and planned.  Barbara coaches her clients to think strategically and to executive effectively, while also examining their own leadership style and how it impacts organizational results.

Barbara is an ICF certified coach having coached executives at all levels.  Her passion for personal and professional growth has helped clients leverage their natural talents for the benefit of their organizations, their teams and themselves.

Key Skills Areas

  • Executive Coaching

  • Leadership Development and Effectiveness

  • Strategy Formulation

  • Change Management

Education and Certifications

  • MS:  The American University

  • MA:  The Pennsylvania State University

  • BA:  The Pennsylvania State University

  • Certifications: International Coach Federation (ICF), Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Profilor 360, VOICES 360