What brings us together from diverse walks of life is our passion for creating a positive change in people and in organizations. Our unified belief that leadership can be learned and then truly experienced, sparks a fire in us and our clients. Our approach is hands-on, immersive, interactive, personal, and innovative. Our sole objective is to see you succeed.
Our clients tell us that we are perceptive, dynamic, fun, inspirational and even life-changing. However, we secretly know those are the words that our clients are using to describe their own success. This is what happens when people evolve and apply new learnings…..success.
Ginny Hutchinson is a successful, global Fortune 100 executive who has guided start-up companies and corporate giants through dramatic growth and rapid change in both the U.S. and Europe. She specializes in strategic consulting, mergers and leadership development to achieve outstanding business results.
Ginny is a renowned Executive Leader and Chief Marketing Officer with expertise in telecom, technology, retail, and financial sectors. Her leadership experience includes brand, communications, product innovation, sales, customer service, and the customer experience. Most recently, Ginny was the CMO of Speakeasy, a Best Buy Company, launching broadband services across the U.S. Additionally, Ginny’s held senior executive roles at Telefonica, AT&T, Verizon and Bank of America, in addition she led two technology companies from start-up to maturity and strategically selling both for over $100M in less than 5 years.
Her leadership vision reaches beyond traditional marketing, to developing people, being a change agent, and creating sustainable practices for a better world. Ginny was featured on Forbes.com, Personal Best video series, as co-author of the book, Better Because of You, leveraging what she learned as a Fortune 100 executive, to achieve success in different facets of life. Ginny is an avid outdoor enthusiast and philanthropist. When Ginny isn’t out changing the world, she enjoys a nice cup of tea…preferably on the side of a mountain.
John has been coaching, consulting, and designing unique, high-impact learning experiences for 15 years. His clients benefit from a unique integration of emotional intelligence, systems thinking, somatic psychology, and hands-on learning experiences. Clients who work with John cite his piercing questions, deep curiosity, big heart, and quick wit, as important elements of his approach.
John’s work blends personal and professional development in order to help his clients be professionally successful, personally fulfilled, and authentic. His clients are supported to dream big, design and live their ideal life. He has extensive experience working with clients from high tech to aero-space to small business owners who find his ability to get at the heart of any issue, well, “uncanny”.
John is the founder of the Ascent Institute, holds a Masters in Applied Behavioral Science from the Leadership Institute of Seattle and is a certified Somatic Coach with Strozzi Institute. John stokes his passion for life through his climbing and mountaineering adventures and by ripping through the local forests on his mountain bike. He expresses his creativity through stunning photography and slideshows, often depicting his personal adventures and those he creates with his clients. John = one part sage, one part mentor, and three parts kid at heart…