Executive Coaching

Board Developer ’s Advanced Leadership Development (“ALD”)Program is designed to give individuals the support and coaching they need to sharpen their leadership capabilities, tackle business challenges and seize new opportunities. Our program creates opportunities for leaders to tackle new and effective paths to identifying and improving their communication style, behaviors, decision making and organizational skills. Our services can be customized to match your individual development goals and objectives. Creating a perfect harmony between all these skills to create the ultimate Board Leader.

Board Developer’s ALD Program is a six-month coaching and consultative service that provides leaders with objective, confidential and ongoing advice and feedback to assist them in developing to their full potential so as to positively impact organizational goals, develop executive presence and strategic thinking, deepen business acumen, and positively influence team dynamics. Services included are:

Developing Executive Presence and Improve Strategic Thinking

Strategic thinking is a critical component of successful business performance. It involves thinking beyond the day-to-day operations and considering the long-term goals and objectives of the organization. Leaders that can effectively integrate strategic thinking into their operations are better positioned to capitalize on emerging trends and opportunities, navigate volatile markets, and stay ahead of the competition

Deepen Business Acumen

In a fast-paced, competitive business environment, leaders who possess strong business acumen skills are better positioned to make informed decisions, identify and seize opportunities, manage risks effectively, and overcome challenges. These skills are essential for navigating the global economy, managing supply chains, optimizing operations, and most importantly, leading teams. Board Developer fosters a culture of continual learning and development, helping enhance the overall performance of an organization through their leaders.

Positively Influence Team Dynamics

Effective leaders set the tone and culture of the team, foster a sense of collective purpose, and establish clear expectations for performance. They can help to create a high-performing team that drives organizational success and creates a positive, fulfilling work environment for all team members.

Board Developer Certified Executive Coaches

Jim Hayden

Jim Hayden is a seasoned C-level executive with over 25 years of leadership development and executive coaching experience. Jim prides himself in being able to work with executives around the world on specific leadership and growth that is laser focused on what the leaders need to hear versus what they want to hear. Jim is also the Founder and CEO of Board Developer, which specializes in board member placement, board meeting facilitation, advanced leadership development, and board member education. Board Developer’s services have truly become a high-touch, white glove experience for its clients and Board Developer has profoundly impacted thousands of individuals and organizations. Jim and his team are extremely proud of the heartfelt relationships they have developed over the years since the inception of Board Developer.

Lisa Kelley

Lisa Kelley is a Certified Board Developer Coach with over 25 years of experience working at multi-billion dollar publicly-traded and private-equity global companies. Lisa is an accomplished Senior Finance Operations Executive from the electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, and consumer goods industries. Lisa brings a unique perspective to business leaders that can only come from someone with years of their own experience. Her coaching helps the executive reflect and explore potential, provides a supportive, confidential sounding board and guides toward increasing career success.

Marcus Kent

Marcus Kent is a seasoned strategic C-suite leader with a rich background in launching and advising businesses globally. With a proven track record spanning product design, marketing, operations, and more, Marcus has overseen the growth of over 30 businesses across diverse industries. Beyond his corporate roles, he has dedicated himself to coaching individuals and couples in both professional and personal realms, leveraging his extensive experience. Marcus is known for his ability to deliver transformational change and growth, emphasizing the importance of leaders understanding and aligning with their true selves. If you’re seeking a coach who not only meets the conventional expectations but also brings true empowerment, alignment, and peace, Marcus is the ideal choice for you or your organization.

Andrew Kolikoff

Andrew is a multiple C-Level executive and company founder, and he’s been featured on the cover page of USA Today for his invention that was licensed by the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL. Since that time, Andrew has dedicated his life to behaviorally elevating and transforming leaders; lives. Now, Andrew is an inspirational speaker, author, leadership guru and coach. He brings with him his wonderfully diverse experiences: 10+ years of non-profit board chairmanship, former chief science officer, university adjunct professor, and national director of business development. Andrew’s true gift is in HOW he delivers that transformational change and growth with everything he’s involved in. As he says, before you can authentically create a culture of accountability and authenticity… each leader first has to “see themselves for who they truly are and align themselves with themselves.” Therefore, if you are seeking a coach who will not only bring you everything you would normally expect of a coach, but also true empowerment, alignment and peace, then Andrew is the coach for you/your organization.

Ken Mosesian

A certified Board Developer coach, Ken brings 20 years of coaching experience to the Board Developer Team spanning multiple fields: leadership, strategy, and communications. Ken works in both the for profit and non-profit sectors and developed a deep understanding of their similarities and differences. Through cause-related marketing, he forged relationships between Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. Clients from a diverse array of businesses choose to work with Ken because of his passion for helping people understand and leverage their personal brand, which is essential when transitioning careers.

DeeAnn Palin

DeeAnn Palin brings nearly thirty years as a corporate executive, coach and business consultant with expertise in Operations, Strategic Human Resources and Organization Development. DeeAnn has served on and led boards and has seen the inside of business firsthand across multiple industries including high tech, insurance, retail, education, healthcare, services, and sports & entertainment. She coaches with a strong track record of building high performing management teams and leading through transformation and growth. She works with Boards,
CEOs and Executive teams to solve critical business issues and create game- changing strategies and has a gift for helping executives and teams grow personally and professionally.

Brian Sallee

A certified Board Developer coach, Brian brings over 15 years of executive leadership and technology entrepreneurship to the table as an executive coach. Brian is a millennial serial entrepreneur who has built and sold two technology companies including a successful exit with a cloud computing firm. He is a thought leader in both the technology space and disruptive marketing fields.

Marcus Sipolt

Marcus Sipolt is a Certified Business Coach and a Professional EOS (Entrepreneurial Business System) Implementer. Having founded and sold multiple companies and with over 25 year of working with service businesses, Marcus brings a wealth of relative business experience helping business owners get what they want from their business. Marcus focuses on entrepreneurs and leadership teams that are not happy with the status quo and potentially are stuck in growing, expanding, or even transitioning ownership and responsibilities. He brings a simplified approach with 20 tools that help teams determine where they want to go and how to get there. He helps implement a discipline of accountability and builds great leadership teams. If you want to break through some ceiling or get to your goal quicker, Marcus is the great coach to assist you.

Joel Strom

Joel brings more than four decades of practical business leadership, consulting, and coaching experience to every engagement. Understanding what builds value today in privately held companies, he works with leaders who want to grow not simply revenue but more importantly enterprise value. By utilizing his exclusive Strategic Value acceleration process, he helps CEO’s of middle market companies become effective CVO’s (Chief Value Officers). Joel has extensive experience working with leaders of every type of business from earlier stage high growth companies, to well established operations, to family owned enterprises in nearly all industries as a CEO, advisor, and board member.

Jim Taggart

Jim Taggart is a Certified Board Developer Coach who brings over 30 years of management and leadership experience to the Board Developer team. His domestic and international career has been a distinctive blend of strategic leadership in operations, sales, marketing, after-market service, manufacturing, and supply chain across a variety of markets. As Chief Operating Officer for Board Developer, Jim’s business savvy helps each client execute their business strategy and align resources to ensure company-wide operational excellence. He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, a M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering with a concentration in Quality & Reliability Engineering (QRE) from Arizona State University, and is an alumnus of Honeywell’s Executive Leadership Development Program. Jim currently serves on boards for two privately held companies, two non-profits, and serves as an advisor to the board of another non-profit.

Katee Van Horn 

Katee Van Horn is a Board Developer Certified Career Coach. For professionals who are ready to make a change in their career, Katee’s expertise is for you. A senior HR executive, Katee brings her 20+ years of experience to every engagement. To have a more fulfilling career, she will guide and coach you through the necessary change. Smart coaching and advice are utilized to personalize the experience for each client- this is not the career aptitude test you took in college! She cares deeply about the individual and gives real-world, practical advice on how to make the change that is best for you. If you are ready to find a career that fits and maximizes your potential, Katee is the right coach.

Stuart Wachs

Stuart Wachs has over thirty years’ experience as a CEO, Business Owner, coach and consultant with expertise in leadership development, operations, strategic Planning, business growth, turnaround and nonprofits. Stuart has served on, built and led boards and has led or coached businesses in a variety of industries including Technology, Education, Fitness, Energy, Arts & Entertainment, healthcare, nonprofits and many others. He is a certified Metronomics coach utilizing these systems to help business improve on strategy, execution, cash and talent. He works with CEO’s, Leadership Teams, Board Chairs and Boards to guide them in solving critical business challenges, seize great opportunities, align on purpose, strategy and execution while helping them grow professionally and personally.

"I never thought I would need an executive coach. Let me tell you how wrong I was. I meet with Jim every month and his advice has truly changed my trajectory professionally. His unbiased perspectives have really opened my eyes to additional areas of growth we have tapped. He’s met with all my direct reports 1:1 in addition to my leadership. His ability to get people to open up about me and my leadership has been so helpful. His organizational development tools are very useful as we assess talent, compare leadership abilities and recognize strengths as well as areas of improvement. Having Jim by my side has been remarkable."
Jim Davis
Vice President, Delta Airlines