Jacqueline Brodnitzki, Consultant and Executive Coach, Director of Leadership Coaching


As Consultant and Executive Coach, Jacqueline Brodnitzki partners with corporate executives to accelerate performance and drive business execution through powerful communication and leadership.

Through one-on-one coaching, Jacqueline helps senior leaders elevate their executive presence, measurably improving their effectiveness in inspiring and engaging their important stakeholders. Using proven leadership strategies, Jacqueline’s clients rapidly enhance their ability to align teams and key organizational partners around the business strategy. Jacqueline facilitates successful leader transitions, improving the success rates of key executive placements and geographic relocations. She also improves team effectiveness to increase collaboration and help accelerate performance. As a result, her clients develop strategies for managing change, navigating complex environments and elevating their influence—critical elements in achieving business objectives and realizing growth.  

Results Achieved

Jacqueline’s coaching has guided scores of leaders and teams in managing their priorities more effectively, constructively engaging in conflict, and increasing awareness and understanding of their behaviors and communication to boost organizational engagement and improve collaboration. This work has helped clients solve significant business challenges:

  • Navigating transitions and organizational change
  • Increasing cohesiveness and solving problems to meet goals
  • Building visibility and enhancing communication with stakeholders
  • Identifying and achieving critical priorities for high impact

Expertise and Credentials

Prior to joining Bates, Jacqueline was the President of Conscious Success, offering executive coaching and consulting to leaders at companies such as New York Life, Alliant Energy and Verizon. Prior to owning her firm, Jacqueline spent fifteen years in corporate and management roles with Hewitt and New York Life Retirement Plan Services, serving as the Vice President of Client Services, heading the Relationship Management function. Jacqueline is certified in the MBTI and Hay Group’s Emotional and Social Competency Inventory, is a Certified Master Coach, and is an ICF-certified coach at the PCC level. She is also certified in the Bates ExPI (Executive Presence and Influence Index) and LTPI (Leadership Team Performance Index.)

Jacqueline is the author of Conscious Success: The 5 Step Process to Dissolve Stress, Increase Productivity and Find Your Flow at Work, and has been a guest blogger for organizations such as the Center for Coaching Certification. Prior to joining Bates, she authored a popular weekly column on mindful leadership, and was the host of a regular radio show called “She’s Got It” where female executives shared their top leadership tips and stories. She’s a dynamic and accomplished speaker and speaks for organizations such as Babson College, NEHRA, HR.com, The Boston Club, the Chamber of Commerce and the Senior Human Resources Network.