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John Sanchez

John Sanchez has over 20 years of experience in the Human Capital and Organizational Effectiveness areas working within the financial services, biopharma, management consulting, luxury retail, start-up tech, and PR/Communications arenas, among others. As an executive coach and organizational effectiveness professional, he helps senior and emerging leaders maximize their professional effectiveness. John delivers value by helping his clients identify measurable goals and outcomes within the contexts of the organizations they work in, and then targets the behavior characteristics keeping them from achieving those endpoints. John employs a no-nonsense and no-excuses approach that is customized for each coaching and consulting client, and helps them practice and implement new behaviors that support the desired change.

Prior to working as an executive coach and independent consultant, John worked as a consultant and human resources professional in various capacities at Monitor Group (now part of Deloitte Consulting LLP), Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company), and State Street Bank, among others. John brings deep experience in core HR competencies such as Performance and Talent Management, and Learning & Development. In these roles, he provided guidance and strategic business support in the form of concrete and measurable actions needed to make business decisions.

John provides executive presence and executive onboarding coaching for emerging and senior leaders who have been either newly hired or promoted into highly responsible and visible positions where they are expected to produce results within a short timeframe. He also consults with and coaches leadership teams to increase collaboration for business results.

John received his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. He is fluent in Spanish and is also an experienced facilitator. He is also currently certified to administer the MBTI for individuals and teams; the Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument; the Hogan HPI, HDS, and MVPI Assessments; and is a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner.

Besides working with his coaching and consulting clients, John is also an instructor at the Columbia Business School MBA Recruitment Prep program, and was a Student Advisor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). In addition, he also serves the community in a number of pro bono capacities: as an Account Director at the Taproot Foundation, where he leads teams of experienced Human Resources professionals to assist non-profits develop their HR capabilities, and as a volunteer for the Friendly Visitors Program in Harlem.