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Bill Pullen

Bill Pullen

Washington, DC

Bill believes that the complexity of leading in today’s global context requires that leaders step back from their conditioned ways of leading that may have worked well in the past and expand their ability to see a bigger, more complex picture, engage with stakeholders in new ways and develop new resources for resilience, flexibility and presence in order to effectively lead their organizations and communities forward.He is known for his straightforward, insightful approach to helping leaders and organizations navigate this complexity by identify habitual patterns of thinking and behavior that promote or detract from their effectiveness and helping them expand their impact through new ways of being, thinking and acting.

Bill has over 20 years of experience supporting leaders and organizations. His work includes coaching, teaching, organization development and diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting, and facilitation. He works with senior leaders and C-level executives around the world supporting them through transitions in roles, organizations, and the changing business and global environment. Bill’s client organizations have included Fortune 100 companies, tech-startups, government agencies, foundations, non-profit organizations, and trade associations. Bill served as Director for the Institute for Transformational Leadership and Program Director of the Leadership Coaching Program at Georgetown University. Prior to coaching Bill held management roles in several health care organizations.

Bill has a Masters in Organization Development from Johns Hopkins University. He is a Master Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation. He has done advanced training in leadership, adult development, diversity/equity/inclusion, polarities and paradox, neuroscience, mindfulness meditation, and systems and team coaching. He has a certificates Instructional Design, Navigating Polarities, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion from Georgetown University and is a graduate of The Coaches Training Institute.He is certified to administer and provide feedback on the following assessment tools; Intercultural Development Inventory, Global Leadership Profile, Growth Edge Interview, Subject-Object Interview, Key Polarity Indicator, EQ-I 2.0, Hogan Personality Inventory; Team Diagnostic Assessment, The Leadership Circle, Center for Creative Leadership – Benchmarks, Executive Dimensions.

Bill lives in Washington, DC with his husband. A fitness and meditation enthusiast you can frequently find Bill in the gym or on the meditation cushion. He loves to travel and is an avid reader of both fiction and non-fiction. He dedicates volunteer time to supporting people struggling with substance abuse.