Alexis Feringa provides executive coaching facilitation, and leadership development services to public and private organizations. In coaching, her passion is to partner with clients to help them transform into happy, authentic, successful leaders. She accomplishes this by engaging in deliberate, intentional conversations with clients to identify and overcome obstacles that are interfering with their ability to perform at their potential.
Competencies frequently addressed in coaching include: establishing and sustaining high performing teams; discovering and maintaining one’s authentic leadership presence; learning techniques for having difficult, yet
constructive conversations; developing skills for giving and accepting feedback.
Alexis is a highly skilled experienced facilitator and excels in designing, developing and facilitating half-day meetings as well as multi-day retreats. With the clients, she co-creates agendas and approaches to ensure the events are engaging while achieving the desired business outcomes.
She provides consulting and team coaching services to successful small and medium-sized businesses
facing challenges associated with growth. In this capacity, she has assisted leaders of growing businesses
establish more formal organizational capabilities and processes that are critical to their continued growth and success. These capabilities include decision-making, conflict resolution, and effective meeting management. In addition, she works with the leadership team to establish and/or clarify roles and responsibilities, decision rights, accountability, and performance goals/expectations.
She spent more than 20 years at Booz Allen Hamilton, the last six as a Vice President. She had P&L responsibility for professional services businesses across Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Civil Agency clients. The consulting services Alexis and her staff provided included strategic planning, business planning, policy development, strategic communications, training and development, and program management. She was also involved in leadership development programs. Alexis contributed to the development of the Leadership Excellence program, including a module focused on women leaders.
Alexis holds a Master’s Degree from The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy. She is also a graduate of Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Certification Program and holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation.
- International Coach Federation
- Team Coaching Toolbox training, Corentus Group
- Adult Development Theories and Practices,
Dr. Barbara Braham and Chris Wahl, MCC
- The Art of Developmental Coaching, Coaches Rising
- The Neuroscience of Change, Coaches Rising
- Facilitation Design & Modalities, Ringel Group
Certified Practitioner of the following Instruments:
- The Leadership Circle 360 Profile and Culture Survey
- Team Management Systems Profile