Jackie Sloane, MCC, is a seasoned executive coach and consultant, specializing inenhancing ability to achieve significant results and greater well-being through how clients engage others, communicate, and cultivate relationships. Jackie has over 25 years’ experience in executive coaching, leadership development, communication and transformation consulting and journalism. The Generative Leadership Communication program she developed has been credited with unleashing creativity and innovation and reducing production time at client organizations. Her firm has also created communication programs that produced the desired result within 24 hours of receipt of a letter packet; created national visibility; increased sales; resulted in key contracts, favorable acquisitions and offers of acquisitions; and direct mail response rates as high as 28%. She has served leaders, teams and groups at privately-held, nonprofit and Fortune 500 firms in a variety of industries, including academia, manufacturing, professional services, pharmaceutical, medical, medical products, publishing, consumer products, and retail. She has served clients at Abbott, Accenture, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Bank of America, Comcast, Deloitte, Digitas, Grant Thornton, Hollister, International Truck and Engine, Kraft, PepsiCo, Plante & Moran and Purdue University Northwest among others. Jackie is an Associate and Trainer with Coacharya, the global leadership development and coach training organization. She wrote the Executive Coach column for Executive Travel, an American Express Publishing/Time Inc. magazine for five years, and has written for many publications, including Leadership in Action, the Center for Creative Leadership magazine. She is certified to use the Center’s assessment tools. Jackie has a B.A. in political science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, has completed graduate work at Columbia College, and numerous leadership, communication, facilitation and coaching trainings. She completed Mastering the Art of Professional Coaching in 1994, and has two coach certifications including Master Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation. She is a mentor with Chicago Innovation, has served as Marketing Chair and on the program committee for the Network of Executive Women’s Annual Leadership Summit and on the advisory board of Working Mother Media’s Multicultural Town Halls.