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Professional Experience

As an executive coach, Nora brings passion and commitment to helping her clients realize their full potential.  Her approach is direct, focused and pragmatic and utilizes insights/lessons learned from her considerable prior operational experience.

Nora sees herself as a thought partner to executives hoping to identify and isolate those development areas that are limiting their overall leadership effectiveness.  She uses candor and humor to quickly create a rapport with those she works with. Clients respond to the level of authenticity she brings to the coaching process because they recognize that she too has faced many of the same issues and challenges they’re struggling with.

Nora also believes that her clients should not ignore their strengths, but instead, should leverage and use them as a catalyst for developing sustainable and meaningful behavioral changes.

Recent Coaching Assignments

  • Onboard a CEO of a privately held national retail company
  • CFO of $150 million digital agency working within new confines in the aftermath of ethical violations by her predecessor
  • EVP Marketing of leading cable network seeking to improve his communication skills and executive presence
  • EVP HR executive at a $2 billion global agency transitioning into a newly created international recruiting role
  • EVP Corporate Sales of privately held publishing company needing help transitioning his team into a multimedia sales organization
  • EVP Creative Director of a $250 million digital agency looking to develop his senior team’s competency in new media offerings
  • EVP Chief Marketing Officer of renowned international nonprofit hoping to become the next CEO
  • VP Marketing Solutions of a privately held international media company needing to become less of a lone wolf and individual contributor
  • President of leading ethnic multimedia brand needing to develop a more strategic approach to building her business
  • VP Marketing Analytics of privately held international media company looking to strengthen his ability to read others and adapt appropriately
  • Founders of a boutique home goods brand needing to learn how to work within the realities of being bought by a venture capital company

Education and Professional Affiliations

  • B.A., Marketing from Baruch College
  • Executive coaching certificate from iCoach New York
  • Member, International Coaching Federation
  • Founding member of Social Venture Partners in Santa Barbara, CA
  • Saks Incorporated Board member (2003-2013)
  • Founding Board member of the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
  • Named as one of Crain’s N.Y. Business’s “40 under 40”
  • Induction into American Advertising Federation’s “Hall of Achievement”
  • Honored as a “Star” by New York Women’s Agenda