Jeff Balesh, PCC

Executive Coach and Consultant

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Jeff Balesh, PCC

Jeff Balesh is an Executive Coach and Organization Development professional with over 18 years’ experience in the healthcare, financial services, and non-profit sectors, and an impressive record of consulting in areas of leadership development, complex change, organizational effectiveness, design, and team performance. He holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation and is a Narrative Coach Core Practitioner.  He has extensive leadership coaching experience at Kaiser Permanente, T. Rowe Price, and as an Independent Consultant with experienced executives, emerging and senior leaders, and high potential talent.  Other past clients have included multiple organizations within the NIH, the U.S. Navy, Humanim, and Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake.

Over his career, Jeff has helped leaders, executives, and their teams in multiple industries take control over their future by actively engaging in what he has termed the three core conversations:  Grounding in Reality, Envisioning Possibility, and Prioritizing Action.   He has learned that it is only by establishing alignment both within and across organizational units around the decisions that emerge from these conversations can an organization truly move forward to create sustainable change.

As a coach, he strongly believes in the inherent wisdom and significant potential in people.  They are the masters of their solutions; as such, he has learned to guide them safely through their zones of discomfort and toward shifts in thinking and behavior that lead to greater congruence between their overarching purpose and near-term priorities, ultimately leading to enhanced levels of engagement, learning, and performance.

Jeff Balesh earned a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Organizational Behavior from Claremont Graduate University and graduated cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame.

Jeff’s professional certifications include the Hogan Leadership Suite, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Korn Ferry Voices® 360, the Birkman Method, Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI), LEGO Serious Play, Drexler-Sibbet Team Performance Model, Prosci Change Management Methodology, and Accelerated Implementation Methodology (AIM).

• Trusted advisor and coach to senior leaders and teams within Health Care, Financial Services, and Non-Profit entities for over 18 years
• Focuses on challenging executives to strike the right balance in leading with both backbone and heart in an authentic, fully present way
• Uses innovative methods to push leaders and their teams to actively create their future
• Expert in helping clients establish alignment around strategic decisions across their organization to truly create sustainable change

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