Suz O’Donnell, President

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Suz helps companies achieve, sustain and outperform their desired goals. She works primarily with executives pressured with the need to implement successful growth initiatives. Suz helps them engage employees and excite customers so their initiative is a roaring success.

Suz is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only organization comprised of leading executive business advisors and career coaches. Her business advice has also been featured by Time, U.S. News & World Report, Harvard Business Review and many more. Over the past 20 years, she has worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s, including Accenture, Cisco, EY, Gallup, Eli Lilly, Walmart, Time Warner, Kimberly-Clark, Vail Resorts, Genentech-Roche, NiSource, Motorola, USG, Nicor, Grainger, RSM, Grant Thornton, Baxter, UC Chicago Medicine, Nabisco-Mondelez, Publicis, the Department of International Trade and many more.

Suz loves enabling executives to grow their business exponentially while simultaneously enhancing a positive environment for employees and building amazing customer experiences. She has a unique energy that enables everyone around her to think creatively, design effective solutions, and maximize success.

“Suz has a special energy that simultaneously helps you feel calm and motivates you to act.” - Kim Varga, Cisco Systems.
The top two things that make Suz stand out from all other executive advisors are:

1) She has solid business experience! Unlike other trainers and executive coaches, Suz has been in your shoes. She has led major business initiatives and knows what it takes to achieve your goals, exceed everyone's expectations, and have a balanced life while doing it. Yes, she can coach you on leadership style. She can also provide you strategic solutions for your everyday business decisions.

2) Her passion for helping others get what they want for their lives and careers is what enables her to be the best executive advisor you can find! Suz has a consistent track record of helping people who are already highly successful achieve even more than they knew was possible.

Suz is also the author of the Career-Family Formula and proud mother of a hilarious boy, creative girl, and friendly dog. She is married to a wonderful man who helps her balance all the amazing things life and work offer. She loves international travel, improv comedy, volunteering, and Zumba.

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