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Companies want leaders who can produce significant results for the business. Leaders who are competent, capable, and committed…leaders you can rely on and trust. We help you develop leaders with the competitive-edge competencies required for extraordinary performance.

Many of our clients are on the fast track and have been identified as the next generation of leaders. Others are either preparing for promotion or assimilating into new leadership positions. We help them develop the leading edge competencies required for success in their new roles and responsibilities.

We also work with executives and managers who have derailed. Some are challenged to produce the results demanded by their position. Others struggle with managing relationships or fitting into a new culture. Some even find themselves on the wrong track all together.

Matt Shemmer

Matt Shemmer has 17 years of business experience as an executive coach, defined benefits consultant, and an operations strategy expert. Matt received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and trained to be an executive coach in Northwestern’s Organization and Leadership Coaching Certification program.

Prior to becoming an executive coach, Mr. Shemmer held a number of positions with Hewitt Associates, Discover Card, and GTreasury. At GTreasury Matt designed and launched a broad-based Leadership Development program that successfully helped several members of the management team enhance their command skills positively impacting the overall results of the organization.

Matt has worked with successful leaders from a diverse range of industries including banking, credit card companies, software development organizations and human resource consulting organizations.  These leaders managed a wide range of functions including marketing, finance, operations, compliance, human resources, and consulting.

Matt’s approach combines a unique ability to build rapport and trust with the client while simultaneously challenging them to see new outcomes that can be arrived at by actionable behavioral changes. By co-creating a plan with the individual that includes implementation intentions the benefits of these high impact changes are felt both by the individual and the organization rapidly and they are delivered in a way that works with the demands of busy executives.

Lynn Shemmer

Lynn Shemmer, BA, MBA, and Master Certified Coach is Managing Partner of Shemmer Executive Coaching. Ms. Shemmer has partnered with senior and emerging organizational leaders alike, supporting their efforts to attain, develop, and align talent towards organizational objectives. Working across a variety of business sectors, Ms. Shemmer uses her behavioral science expertise to enhance client self-awareness, to collaboratively chart a course towards valued outcomes, and to support and challenge executives in their pursuit of personal leadership excellence.

Lynn Shemmer has over 35 years of business experience as an executive coach, human resource consultant, operations and sales and marketing executive. Prior to becoming an executive coach, Ms. Shemmer held a number of positions with Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Mercer Human Resource Consulting and Deloitte. She was National Director of Business Development for the Human Capital Business at Deloitte, Partner and Chief Marketing Officer for the Symmetrics Marketing Corporation, Vice President of Operations for Wilson Sporting Goods, and spent 10 years in various positions with the Maritz Performance Improvement Company.

Working predominately with Fortune 1000 companies and professional services firms she specializes in executive coaching for Director levels and above. She has many “C” suite clients. She frequently works with new executives and future business leaders who aspire to executive positions in their current company.

Ms. Shemmer received her MBA from Purdue University and Executive Management Certificate from the Wharton School of Business