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Executive Coaching

Supports leaders to take on new challenges, build relationships, develop teams, advance career development, overcome challenges, and achieve results faster… Read More

Leadership Development

Supports organizations with customized tools and training to facilitate their leadership initiatives… Read More

Leadership Presentations

Francesca speaks on leadership topics and presents to numerous corporations and professional organizations. Read More…

Francesca SpinelliFrancesca Spinelli, Ph.D, PCC

Francesca Spinelli Ph.D., PCC is an executive coach and leadership consultant who works with leaders to maximize their performance, overcome challenges, and achieve their career objectives.  Francesca champions talent as a competitive advantage and her work has been recognized by Human Resources Executive and the State of Texas Governor’s Committee on Workforce Development for innovations in motivating, rewarding and leading people.

Francesca has extensive leadership experience working within Fortune 500 companies.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Pariveda Solutions and previously held a board position with Advance Auto Parts.  She served as the chief human resources officer for retailers PetSmart and  RadioShack and held executive roles with Wal-Mart and wholesale distributor McLane Company.  She currently teaches in the SMU Cox School of Business, delivering leadership topics relevant to today’s changing workforce.  Her executive coaching experience spans several industries, including healthcare, government, retail, financial services, consumer products, defense and oil and gas.  Francesca motivates leaders to identify the critical behaviors and actions that will have the greatest impact. She is adept at helping leaders capitalize on their strengths, gain insights into their blind spots, and confront the gaps between where they are today and where they want to be.

Francesca holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, an MA from the University of Iowa, and a BS from Northwestern University.  She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas Executive and Professional Coaching program and holds the PCC certification from the International Coach Federation.