Executive Coach & Advisor
I describe myself as a unique combination not often found in executive coaches and advisors.
For thirty years I served in leadership at Shell Oil Company. Senior executive roles included VP Corporate Planning, CFO, Regional Coordinator Far East, and President of Shell Chemical plus others.
I've also been an Executive Professor at the University of Houston teaching strategic leadership for many years.
Today, my advisory focus is entirely on small and medium sized companies helping CEOs grow both their leadership and their company.
My greatest strengths at Shell were visioning, strategizing, and execution.
I was helped by my continuing education with an MS in Quantitative Management Science (CU), MS in Accounting (UH), and MBA in Finance (UH).
The undergraduate Corporate Strategy course I taught at UH really strengthened my skills in growing businesses.
I have sat on small company boards and was previously a member of the Houston Angel Network.
I gained a lot of insight into start-ups with my long tenure on the board of the Houston Technology Center. Plus, I led the very early stages of two start-ups.
My leadership coaching was largely through the Silver Fox Advisors (SFA) for some twenty years. Clients included some large companies but mostly smaller privately held businesses.
Besides being the President of SFA, my leadership roles included chairing their CEO Roundtable program where everyone learns how to run their business from other like-minded CEOs.
My 4 Stage Growth Model will give you significant insights on moving your company to the next level.
I would like to know you if your passion aligns with leadership and growing your business.
By the way, I am also passionate about developing my nine grandchildren to become great leaders.