Christy Pearson, Ph.D.
Christy comes to STS with nearly 20 years of leadership, executive coaching, and consulting experience. Her core areas of expertise include individual and team assessment and development, executive-level coaching, succession planning, and the design and implementation of leadership development programs. Christy works with privately held organizations and public corporations across diverse industries, including utilities, real estate, pharmaceutical, insurance, construction, financial services, nuclear, manufacturing, professional services, renewable energy, healthcare, and non-profits.
She is valued for her integrity and credibility and builds long-term, trusted relationships with all of her clients. She has a keen eye for others’ potential and advises leaders on how to best leverage and empower all people within an organization. Specifically, she has developed expertise in quickly improving the performance of leaders who must enhance their abilities to meet the requirements of a new role. She is a true partner with her clients and maintains an acute focus on achieving desired business results.
Before joining STS, Christy was a co-founder of Opus Leadership Group, a boutique consulting firm focusing primarily on executive coaching with senior leaders. Christy also worked previously with an international consulting firm specializing in management psychology and executive development. Her previous leadership experience included being a member of a senior leadership team at a State of Colorado agency where she developed and managed new programs and interventions, resulting in recognized best practices. She also consulted with large government agencies regarding effective programming, change implementation, and employee retention.
Christy earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Oklahoma State University. She completed her internship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and is a fellow with the Institute of Coaching, McLean/Harvard Medical School. She was a board member for a Colorado-based credit union and often volunteered for Dress for Success.