Lori Young

senior consultant

Lori Young has over 20 years of experience as an executive and career coach, trainer and designer of nationally award-winning leadership development programs in healthcare, banking and higher education. These programs and services directly impacted leaders’ abilities to communicate, influence, collaborate and engage peers and direct reports.

Lori started her coaching practice after a successful career leading leadership and career development programs at the Cleveland Clinic, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University and Baldwin-Wallace University.  She is currently the Director of the Career Center at Oberlin College and a Senior Consultant with the telos institute.  She has coached over 150 individuals and teams. She is a credentialed coach through the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and is a Certified Leadership and Talent Management Coach (CLTMC) with the Leadership Coach Institute.

Lori has engaged with clients such as University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic, STERIS Corporation, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, JoAnn Fabric and Crafts, YWCA of Greater Cleveland, The College of Wooster, thoughtLeaders, LLC, and OrangeBoy, Inc. With Lori’s professional coaching, training and consulting partnership, leaders can more easily and successfully navigate these types of leadership priorities:

  • Increasing engagement and productivity through coaching
  • Demonstrating emotional intelligence
  • Maximizing acceptance to change
  • Building deeper trust-based relationships
  • Presenting and communicating with executive presence
  • Increasing self-awareness
  • Leading strong and diverse teams
  • Dealing with ambiguity

In her work, Lori builds authentic relationships with her clients to help leaders achieve goals through strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Clients describe Lori as bringing a refreshing attitude, positive energy and enthusiasm to the relationship. Her calm, attentive and patient approach helps leaders develop in a manner that is sustainable and impactful. One of Lori’s greatest strengths is to teach leaders how to apply tools that make communication and collaboration easy and effective.