Consultant & Coach

Anne M. Papinchak

As a consultant and Professional Certified Coach (ICF-PCC), she builds strong leaders and strong teams.  She combines vision, heart and strategic execution.  Anne partners with her clients (individuals and teams) to realize their power to name their purpose, create what matters most and bring forth the courage to grow and experience new results in business and life.

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Professional Summary

Anne is the managing partner of Papinchak Consulting  LLC, and has served in several organizations as a senior-level  organizational development and performance improvement consultant.  Anne is an inspirational leader and thinking  partner with strong business acumen, experienced in various types of  organizations, with a proven track record for delivering results. She models influence without direct authority, one on one and when leading cross-functional and remote global  teams.  She has twenty plus years of  “in the trenches” experience, is an ICF credentialed executive coach,  certified in the Thinking Environment, and has served several years as a  senior examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award program. She has led and/or assisted clients to apply  the Criteria for Performance Excellence.  She is a skilled change agent with recognized  ability to effectively coach senior leaders and strategic improvement teams to implement change.     


  • Manager and Leader Development (Expert Women Leadership Development)
  • Complex Change & Program Management
  • Thinking Partner
  • Team Development & Effectiveness 
  • Talent Strategy, Engagement & Development
  • Strategy Development & Execution
  • Project Management  
  • Learning  Design, Development and Evaluation (Instructional Design & Technologies)
  • Process Excellence: Six Sigma/Lean
  • Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Trainer/Examiner
  • Expert Facilitator and Coach

Education & Certifications

  • Duquesne University,  Professional Coach Certification Program, PCC (Professional Coach  Certification) from the International Coach Federation.
  • Carnegie Mellon University,  Executive Management Program
  • University of Pittsburgh, M.Ed.
  • Syracuse  University, B.S. Education
  • Certified Business Coach, through TAB, The Alternative Board (,
  •  ICF Credentialed Professional Coach,
  • Serving Leader (ThirdRiver Partners),
  • Time to Think Facilitator (The Thinking Environment)
  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0, 
  • MCORE - What Motivates You?,
  • Crucial Conversations,
  • StrengthsFinder (Gallup)
  • Lominger Leadership Architecture
  • Whole Systems Coaching
  • Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (examiner/trainer), 
  • Significant Training/Experience:  Project Management, Facilitation, Six Sigma/Lean, DISC, MBTI, 360 Leadership Assessments