Katie Holland Wiesel, ACC
As an ICF accredited coach, Katie works with senior and mid-level executives to realize their leadership potential. Her passion is helping high performers discover what’s possible in their professional and personal lives by creating the habits and behaviors necessary to lead themselves, their teams and their organizations to success. Generosity, compassion and courage are the core values that guide her work with clients.
Katie’s clients hail from a broad range of corporate, nonprofit, and military/government organizations including Brookings Institution, Colby College, Human Rights Campaign, Horizons Greater Washington, MasterCard, Northrop Grumman, SAP/Concur, US Special Operations Command, The Honor Foundation, US Departments of Defense, Energy, Health & Human Services, and Interior, the University of Virginia Health System and The World Bank Group, among others.
In addition to coaching individual and organizational clients, Katie consults with organizations on the design and implementation of executive development programs. As Senior Director of Client Engagement at UVA/Darden Executive Education from 2011 to early 2022 she designed and delivered a portfolio of customized programs and led Darden’s flagship open enrollment offerings. In her coaching practice, Katie integrates the industry experience and leadership development expertise she has gained from 20+ years of experience leading the design and delivery of best-in-class programs for the financial services, pharmaceutical, aerospace and defense industries at UVA/Darden, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.Katie received a B.A. in English Literature and Rhetoric & Communications Studies from the University of Virginia, and a Master of Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in creative writing from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned the Executive Leadership Coaching certificate from Georgetown University and the Associate Certified Coach credential from the International Coaching Federation. She lives in Bethesda, MD with her husband, two children and two mischievous golden retrievers.