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Deanna Philpott


Deanna Philpott is an executive/leadership coach specializing in leadership development and training, as well as facilitating change management and company culture initiatives. Her many years of experience as a corporate executive and leadership coach helps the clients she coaches to focus on developing and aligning people, culture, teams and processes to achieve business objectives and maximize company results.  She guides senior leaders in identifying the impacts of strategic and operational goals and in resolving people and organizational relationship and structure issues.  Deanna has an expertise in coaching leaders to implement organizational change initiatives and in developing high performing leadership teams.

Deanna’s professional background encompasses corporate leadership as a Vice President of Human Resources and the lead Organizational Development Consultant in a Fortune 50 affiliate company, as well as many years of management consulting experience with national consulting firms. Strategic initiatives and management consulting projects she has led in her many years of serving as either an internal or external consultant include:

  • Designed & facilitated leadership development programs, targeted to the executive, middle and entry level management levels.
  • Building of high performance Leadership Teams, designing a customized “Leadership Team Coaching” model, to focus on collective Team results, not just departmental results.
  • In collaboration with executive management, developed and implemented organizational change management initiative in the areas of People Readiness, Internal Communications, Process Readiness, Technical & Leadership Training, and Program Management.
  • Designed and facilitated organizational strategic planning sessions for executive leadership, as well as facilitated and lead strategic HR initiatives to align with overall business goals.

Deanna holds an Masters degree from California State University, and a Bachelors degree from Indiana University.  She is a certified trainer from various national training companies, as well as a certified leadership coach. Her industry experience has been consulting primarily in healthcare, insurance, hospitality, service companies, public education, as well as non-profit organizations.