Megan Laufman, Director of the Coaching Practice, oversees the executive coach network firmwide by helping to shape the future direction of the practice while cultivating and supporting the team of coaches. As a critical part of the firm’s overall strategy and growth, she serves as a liaison between the consultants, clients and coaches to drive deep collaboration and to create a best in class client experience. Megan is an experienced coach herself, who has broad experience working with individuals across various levels, industries and functions. While focusing on increasing client awareness and accountability, she builds a trusted partnership with her clients that enables transformational growth. She brings strategic thinking, curiosity, empathy and warmth to guide clients in recognizing patterns and to ultimately help them lead more confidently.
Prior to becoming a coach, Megan was an executive search consultant with Heidrick & Struggles and Caldwell where she conducted C-level and senior-level searches for the Global Real Estate and Financial Services Practices. Megan has served hundreds of clients in their transformation and talent needs and has successfully placed senior-level executives in publicly held, PE-backed, family-run, and privately-owned companies.
Megan is ICF Certified and received her Executive Coach Certification from The Hudson Institute in Santa Barbara. She is also certified in Predictive Index. Megan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of California at Santa Barbara.