Amy Riley


Amy excels in the disciplines of learning solution design and development, coaching, execution, and facilitation in organizations. Amy is passionate about people leveraging strengths and reaching their full potential. With over 20 years’ experience coaching and developing leaders at all levels, she enjoys supporting managers to clarify and fully step into their unique leadership style and powerfully achieve business objectives. 

“I learned to become a steadier, less impatient, and less stressed leader. I have used skills I learned with Amy in my new position of Director of Mergers and Acquisitions in our $1.5 billion company.”

Eric Stone, Sunsource

About Amy

Over the past 20 years as an external consultant and coach, Amy has worked with clients in various industries to help identify their needs and recommend learning and development solutions targeted to provide the best ROI.

Here are some examples:

For a chemical manufacturer, she recently designed, developed and is in the process of facilitating a leadership development program targeted to bridge the development gap between emerging and mid-level leadership.

For a Fortune 100 IT and networking company, Amy facilitates their New Leaders Program, their Experienced Leaders Program, their Put Your Strengths to Work program that covers their cutting-edge team-based and strengths-based approach to work, and their Power of Teams program working with intact teams to accelerate alignment, cohesion and high-impact results.

For a multinational agribusiness, Amy recently designed and facilitated a leadership development program focused on strengthening front line management throughout the organization and leaders’ ability to achieve results through others.

For a manufacturer in the trucking industry, Amy coaches high-potential leaders in a 360-degree feedback and development process facilitates a new manager assimilation process for those groups acquiring a new leader and has designed a curriculum for Business Unit Leader development.

For a fluid power distribution company, Amy has coached various leaders to operate more strategically, raise team engagement, demonstrate emotional intelligence and prepare themselves for the next layers of leadership.

Amy earned a Masters Degree in Training and Development, with an emphasis in Organization Development from Loyola University in Chicago, and a Bachelors degree in International Business/French from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She also attended University Paul Valery in France. She is certified in the Korn Ferry 360-degree feedback and development tool, as a Best Year Yet® Program Leader and Coach, Tiara International Coach, and as a Certified Professional Behavior Analyst (CPBA) – qualifying her to administer the DISC Personal Profile Tool. Amy has also recevied her MBTI Certification.

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