John Poelstra

Experienced, certified professional coach to mid-career leaders in software and finance. I love helping professionals who know they aren’t living up to their true potential (or being aren’t being recognized for it) do something about it.

We examine what’s holding you back, how you get in the way, and most importantly, what you really want. I also enjoy helping overwhelmed people focus on what’s most important to them. We break things down and get you taking action on those things that once seemed impossible.

My skills and expertise comes from 30 years of experience with people and organizations in a variety of industries. I’ve worked with individuals at companies of all sizes, from start-ups to well known companies in the Fortune 100.

Half of my career was in technology at EMC and Red Hat (the world’s largest open source software company). I’ve worked in a variety of managerial and individual contributor roles including software testing, project management, marketing and leading teams.

I’ve also worked in finance as a bank auditor (Wells Fargo), certified public accountant (Grant Thornton LLP), and financial reporting manager for a non-profit.

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