Alan Abeles


Alan Abeles

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Alan is a leadership development consultant and executive coach with more than 20 years of experience with regional, national and global organizations. His practice areas include:

  • leadership team alignment
  • individual and organizational leadership assessment, and
  • development, executive coaching and succession planning

He has worked with Presidents, CEOs and other C-level leaders in client organizations ranging from privately held professional services firms to Fortune 100 companies to early-stage enterprises. Alan has consulted across a wide range of industries, including financial services, professional services, technology, healthcare, biotechnology, legal services, and entertainment. Alan also has extensive international experience, having consulted with, facilitated and coached leaders and teams in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia.

As a founding member of Lee Hecht Harrison’s (LHH) Leadership Consulting practice for more than 10 years, Alan marketed, designed and facilitated engagements including leadership team assessment, succession planning, senior executive coaching services and leadership competency development. Alan has particular expertise in the area of multi-rater leadership feedback tools, and served as LHH’s lead certification facilitator in the use of 360º assessment technologies. More recently, he served as a Co-Lead in building the leadership consulting and executive coaching services for BlessingWhite, Inc (BW).

Prior to starting his private practice and working with BW and LHH, Alan directed Bank of America’s executive development and succession planning programs. During his tenure with the bank, Alan also led projects in the areas of leadership competencies, team development, change management and acquisition due diligence. He has also served on several universities’ executive development advisory boards.

Alan graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UC Berkeley with a degree in English Literature. He resides with his wife and family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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