CEO. elite COACH.
Chief Executive, ADASTRA
Having sat in the hot seat, Jamie understands what an executive role requires. Clients benefit from his business knowledge, wisdom and experience.
Jamie works primarily with high-performing, high-impact and high-potential leaders. His Return on Coaching (ROC), one measure of organizational impact, consistently rates over 25x — three times the industry average.
Select Clients: Coca Cola, Verizon, GE, All State, Ford, Nissan, PwC, Wharton, London Business School, Comcast, Anthem, Hermès, CourseHero, COACH, Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Five Below, KPMG, NFL, Conoco-Phillips, Bristol-Myers Squibb, NBCU and United Health Group
Education & Training:
MBA with distinction from Lancaster University (UK), specialization in Leadership and Change Management
Advanced leadership training from the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), where he is adjunct faculty
Associate Certified Coach accreditation from the International Coach Federation (ICF)
360° Assessments : CCL Benchmarks, Hogan 360 and Adastra
Individual: Hogan (HDS, HPI & MVPI), Firo-B, Myers Briggs (MBTI), Change Style Indicator, WorkPlace Big Five, California Psychological Indicator 260 (CPI-260), Campbell Leadership Index and Coaching Mindset Index
Team: AIIR Team Effectiveness
In the last fifteen years, Jamie has coached nearly a thousand successful senior executives worldwide. His clients describe him as “an amazing talent” with “an extraordinary personal touch,” whose ability to “transform obstacles into opportunities” leads to a “life-changing experience.”
Based on his leadership research, industry experience and C-suite coaching practice, Jamie developed:
The Adastra leadership model
Custom 360° assessment created in partnership with the CCL
Nine-month executive coaching program
By tapping into their experiences to unlock profound insights that, when translated into action, yield lasting personal and professional success, clients will evolve into better role models, community builders and sense makers, not only for themselves but for their teams and organizations. Most importantly, Jamie challenges executives to shape the future—the real work of leadership.
Commitment to Excellence
Physical: Completed the 60-day Deliberate Discomfort Challenge; Fitness—soccer, tennis + hiking with his wife
Spiritual: Developed “Harnessing the Power of Silence,” a meditation + mindfulness program
Mental: Reads 30 books/year—leadership, neuroscience, fitness + heath, peak performance + philosophy
Personal: Married for twenty years and a father to four children
Jamie’s unique skill set encompasses 25 years of international business experience, including a decade as a CEO where he:
Transformed a poor-performing company into a profitable, award-winning and fast-growing business.
Leveraged scalable, sustained improvements in quality, delivery, employee engagement, revenues and profitability.
Guided the business to private-equity acquisition as part of a global leadership team.