Louise Korver

Louise Korver is an authentic and accessible public speaker, gifted researcher and author. With a background in transformational leadership, Louise renders frank and thoughtful insights to challenge executives to new heights. She provides teachable moments that engages and encourages your audience. Her audiences are riveted by insights from research on their companies and practices. Her most frequently requested topics include Leading Transformational Change and Women in The Fast Lane. Her style is stimulating and engaging, often using polling and other interactive tools to engage with her audience.

Louise brings more than thirty years of experience in aligning organizations to the business strategy through coaching and education.  Louise is an international coach specializing in global leadership, talent strategies, cross-cultural issues, and succession to support growth and transformation. Louise works with senior executives and their teams to improve leadership alignment through executive assessment, coaching, and organizational consulting. She focuses on C-suite succession, general manager selection and development, building an enterprise mindset in functional leaders with global responsibilities, and coaching women new to senior leadership positions. She is an expert on onboarding mid-career executives during the transition.

Louise is a talented blend of sharp thinker, incisive assessor of talent, and a rigorous coach to her clients and has assisted many executives as a sounding board for difficult decisions. It is common for Louise to facilitate an executive team toward maximum performance, as well as facilitate their strategic planning meetings. She is a skilled designer of executive educational experiences.

Louise brings experience in progressive leadership roles at large, global companies, including AT&T, Bank of America, and EMC. She coaches executive leaders with global responsibilities and women new to senior leadership positions. She is an expert on executive identity. Her most recent book is about onboarding, which focuses on mid-career job changes. She is faculty in the MSOD program at Queens University and the Academic Programs Division, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Client Sectors

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Financial services
  • Food & consumer products
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional services
  • Service businesses
  • Technology
  • Technology research
  • Telecommunications

Education

  • Ph.D., Human Development, School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University
  • M.A., Human & Organizational Development, Fielding Graduate University
  • B.S., Management & Industrial Relations, University of Bridgeport

Professional Certifications

  • P.C.C., Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation (coach licensing)
  • B.C.C., Board Certified Coach, Center for Credentialing & Education (coach licensing)
  • Evidence Based Coaching Certificate, Fielding Graduate University

Certified Assessor:  Hogan Assessment Suite, Korn/Ferry viaEdge, Global Leader Tucker Assessment (GL-TAP), Kozai Global Competency Inventory (GCI), GBE, Sparks & Associates Actualized Leader Profile (ALP) and Group Profile (GLP), Workplace Big 5 (NEO) from Paradigm Personality (former CenTACS) and Lumina 5-Factor, TAIS, MBTI, TMP, and DiSC

Certified Facilitator: VitalSmarts Crucial Conversations, Pritchett, Harvard Program on Negotiation, and Crisis Management from Yale School of Medicine

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