Our team of associates brings global capabilities, diversity of background and approach, and a uniformly exceptional range of experience – along with exemplary professional coach credentials.
(New York, NY)
MBA, M.Ed, SAG-AFTRA
Chris Holliday catalyzes personal and organizational growth in leaders and their teams through her work as a Leadership & Communications Coach, Trainer, and Consultant. Driving her client work is her philosophy that leaders must develop and maintain trust in order to engage teams, influence others, and achieve goals. Chris understands the power of executive presence in building trust and credibility; she helps clients hone their own presence in ways that are both authentic and aligned with organizational culture.
Chris has worked with leaders across industries and across the globe, in Fortune 100 companies, as well as smaller organizations. Her style is a blend of coaching and consulting where she leverages her diverse career experiences and expertise as a corporate leader, consultant, and professional actor. She also brings tools and wisdom from a variety of personal development experiences. Clients find Chris insightful, supportive, energetic, and collaborative.
After completing her MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Chris embarked on a marketing career, working at Citibank and Frito-Lay. She then freelanced as a marketing consultant, focusing on marketing strategy, primarily in the consumer packaged goods and pharmaceutical worlds. She went on to earn a Masters of Education from Trinity College Dublin, while living in Ireland with her family.
In 2007 Chris pursued a latent passion and became a working NYC Film and Television Actor, studying at the acclaimed William Esper Studio, and later teaching at global acting studio AMAW. She completed coach training through the Co-Active Training institute (CTI), as well as ideation training at Synectics World. Chris is a Certified Virtual Facilitator, and a trainer in the Boyer Story-Wright System that teaches leaders to communicate with authenticity and motivate people to take action. She also is certified in delivering Insight Experience’s immersive, simulation-based leadership programs.