Judith Wilson is one of only 600 International Coach Federation Master Certified Coaches, worldwide. She is known for her earnest desire to help others develop, relate, choose, communicate, and act effectively in their work and personal lives. And her humor! Leaders and managers everywhere say one of Judith's greatest assets is that she is someone you can trust instantly. Her coaching and consulting approach is direct with no holds barred, compassionate yet very consistent. When Judith works with people, she is completely at home with their adversity or their glory.
Throughout her thirteen years of professional coaching, facilitating, and training leaders, managers, individuals and teams, she has always welcomed and embraced all the rugged edges, the windswept plateaus, the different temperaments and the unknown territories people bring to the table. Judith is best described as an enthusiastic catalyst that pulls forward the best in people; someone who helps people marry a sound strategy with impact filled tactics, helping them to expand their capacity to live and work more successfully, and increase their positive impact.
Judith Wilson brings to individuals and organizations worldwide, organizational leadership, business management, and leadership development, from leading a Fortune 500 franchise, to establishing and heading a regional office of a change management firm. She has also consulted, coached or trained over 5000 leaders globally. Judith is known for her expertise in leadership development and employee excellence training and coaching. She specializes in communication, relationships and career pathing.
Her experience includes working with organizations of five employees, to organizations of three hundred and fifty thousand employees, with executive level officers, boards of directors, middle management and front-line field staff. Judith assists organizations ranging from finance, biotech, education, pharmaceutical, technology, consulting, municipal government, nonprofit and social services agencies, and more. Some of the past and present clients she has worked with include: Genentech, Adobe, Kohl’s, InterMune, Deloitte US Firms, Varian Inc., GSK, Visa USA, Pfizer, Gilead Sciences, Boston Scientific, American Express, City of Oakland, Kaiser Permanente Educational Department, Institute of Human and Social Development, East Bay Housing Organization, Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition, Partners for School Innovation, Haas School of Business, Asian Pacific Islander Health Foundation, YMCA, Goodwill, and others. Judith is regularly called upon to provide executive coaching and training for the Ken Blanchard Companies and CompassPoint Nonprofit Services.
Judith is a highly engaging facilitator and trainer, best known for her unique style that moves people to turn their own learning into commitment and action, quickly. Born in England (yes she’s got that twang!) Judith is the creator of multiple programs in Coaching Skills for Managers and Leaders™, Strategic Team Effectiveness Planning™, P.R.E.P’s – Performance Review and Excellence Planning System, and is a certified trainer of Situational Leadership® and Managing Conflict™. She is a certified 360˚ assessment provider and interpreter.
Judith has lived in, worked in and/or visited fifty-four countries and islands from South America to the Middle East to Thailand. She was educated in England and professionally trained at the Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, CA. Judith is certified by the International Coach Federation as a Master Certified Coach, the highest certification available. She is also a Certified Facilitator and has taught coaching at John. F. Kennedy University and around the world. She is the co-author of Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Managers and Leaders (Jossey Bass Publishers SF October 2009 www.judithwilson.com/book). Judith lives with her fabulous husband in San Mateo, California.