A list of executive career coaches recommended by IT executives in the Heller Search community.

Recently, we asked readers of The Heller Report to share the names of professional resume writers and executive career coaches they have worked with in the past who they would recommend to their peers. Here is a list of the executive career coaches we received, with comments about results and career impact.

The list of peer-recommended resume writers is available here.

Thank you again for your submissions! 

(alphabetically by company name)

EJ Chase Consulting, www.ellischase.com
Ellis Chase, EJChaseInc@Gmail.com
"I have used Ellis for years, and he does it all, from reviewing your resume, to figuring out the best way to move forward. He takes a practical no nonsense approach, especially if you are in transition." 


CIO Bench Coach, www.ciobenchcoach.com 
Larry Bonfante, larry@ciobenchcoach.com 
"Larry Bonfante is truly passionate about helping his clients succeed! He has a wealth of real world experience in technology, management and leadership. His people-first approach gives you a mindset and skills that translates to growth personally and professionally. Because my mentorship with Larry, I have been able to take my career to the next level and become the youngest vice president in company history."


The CIO Coachwww.cio-coach.com
Kim Batson, kim@cio-coach.com
"Kim is awesome and a recommended coach for any IT leader wanting to define their skills in a transition or just in a growth time! She is highly recommended for her skill, insight and character!" 


CIO Mentor, www.ciomentor.com
Joe Topinka, joe@ciomentor.com 
"I was searching a coach and mentor who could drive transformation in my professional life. Joe transformed my thoughts about my career goal of becoming a CIO, and also challenged me to develop new ways of leading people in a more sustainable manner."


Destiny Coaching, www.petecoaching.com
Pete Cafarchio, pete@petecoaching.com 
"Pete was instrumental in helping me get my current role. His coaching helped me focus and find the perfect job for me right now. I couldn't imagine this journey without him."


iCareer Solutions,  www.icareersolutions.com
Arno Markusarno@icareersolutions.com


Johan Advisors, www.johanadvisors.com 
Jay Fehnel, jay@johanadvisors.com 
"Jay coaches clients on how to define their ideal roles and companies -- and how to position themselves well for those opportunities. He helps clients get clear on their desired outcomes, so they can use their energy and time wisely. Jay is more of a career strategy coach than a job search coach. A certified leadership coach, Jay previously worked his way up from business development analyst to COO & General Manager of a Fortune 500 subsidiary."


Kantor Consulting Group, kantorconsultinggroup.com
Bob Kantor, Bob.Kantor@KantorConsultingGroup.com 
"Bob turned a grumpy, resistant executive (me) into an avid fan! I never missed a call with him as I always received significant value and sound, thoughtful advice from our interactions. I highly recommend him as an executive coach for any CXO level executives."


Motivationeer Christian Coachingwww.motivationeer.com/
Shawn Sommerkampshawn@motivationeer.com
"Shawn has 20+ years of corporate management experience in addition to being an ICF certified executive coach and public speaker. His workshops and coaching are life changing. He coaches many top c-suite execs, including CIOs and others in technology."


Priority Thinking, www.prioritythinking.com
Peter DeMarco, pdemarco@prioritythinking.com
"Peter is first and foremost an educator on ethics and leadership. He leverages a well studied foundational model to help individuals, leaders and teams improve their interactions and grow their value to an organization as well as themselves."


Self Reliant Leadership, www.selfreliantleadership.com
Jan Rutherford
"Jan forces you to be accountable for your thought process - have you really addressed the issue, or have you even identified your issues correctly? Then he helps you find the heroic goal you need to really succeed."


Weeks Career Serviceswww.weekscareerservices.com
Charlotte Weekscharlotte@weekscareerservices.com
"Working with Charlotte gave me a new perspective on my strengths and experience and helped me to narrow my focus and identify a career path that would be a fit for my personality and goals." 

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