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Why Collective Wisdom Coaches?

We are a network of experienced executive coaches and organization consultants with independent practices who thoroughly enjoy our client work and being able to create like-minded approaches to our services. As members, we want to interact with and learn from each other in order to provide the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Co-Founder Partner and Executive Coach

Jonathan Gottlieb has over three decades of experience working with leaders to develop their capabilities and capacity to lead, and to drive performance.

Clients appreciate his “tremendous insight into how work gets done in organizations” and his “unique perspectives to the challenges” they face as they become more impactful leaders. 


Jonathan lives with his wife in the Napa Valley, where they enjoy great food and fine wine.


Joe Rodriguez

Executive Coach Member

Joe Rodriguez has worked as a C-Suite executive for several companies in a variety of industries, and has run a successful talent and organizational development consulting practice. 


In addition to coaching leaders on how to be more effective, he also helps clients develop practical solutions for optimizing the potential of their talent. 


Joe lives with his wife and seven dogs in Dallas Texas, where they are heavily involved in animal rescue.


Sheryl Kline

Executive Coach Member

Sheryl Kline is a Mental Toughness and Certified High Performance Coach™ who specializes in working with some of the most prolific female leaders in the country to help them master their mindset, influence, and habits, so they can be valued change agents.


Clients appreciate her ability to help them refine clarity on their legacy plan while learning FBI level negotiation skills to gain buy-in.


Sheryl lives in Lafayette, California with her husband and black lab, Kona enjoying hiking, tennis, and anything outdoors.


Cailin O'Riordan, PhD

Co-Founder Partner and Executive Coach

Cailin O’Riordan offers leaders the ability to exercise agility in complex, dynamic, and uncertain environments. 


Clients appreciate her ability to think critically and creatively about complex issues, quickly see underlying patterns and root-causes, and identify behavioral changes with specificity and good humor.


Cailin lives with her family in Moraga California, where they enjoy access to the beautiful outdoor trails.


Brigitte Kanter

Executive Coach Member

Brigitte Kanter draws from over 20 years of experience in leadership development, with international perspective in helping leaders drive business results. 


Those she has worked with appreciate "her thoughtful approach, calm demeanor" and say she is "a valued partner who listens, sees the bigger picture, and builds trust."


Brigitte lives with her family in San Carlos, California, where they enjoy exploring nature and the outdoors.

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Ryan Halverson

Executive Coach Member

Ryan Halverson leverages 20 years of global business, leadership, and Human Resource experience in his coaching engagements. 


Clients describe Ryan's approach as "gifted at listening first", "challenging" and "life-changing." Ryan uses "practical techniques to move from insight into action and from confusion to clarity".


Ryan lives with his wife and sons in Walnut Creek, where they plan their next great travel adventure.


Anne-Marie Law

Executive Coach Member

Anne-Marie Law leverages the insights and wisdom gained during 30 years as a Human Resources executive and C-Suite member, leading fast paced, high performance, change orientated organizations.


Clients value the deep connections she generates. Through powerful questions she promotes learning and understanding, inspiring and empowering self-discovery.


Anne-Marie lives with her family in Duxbury Massachusetts, where she enjoys eating local oysters and long walks on the beach.

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Hillary Wicht

Executive Coach Member

Hillary Wicht is a voice and presence expert. She influences the way others perceive who we are, what we are capable of, the value we bring, and our ability to move people to action.  


Clients comment, “She takes into account the whole person to elevate them to potentials of leadership otherwise not possible.”


Hillary lives in Sonoma, California where she enjoys practicing Gyrotonics, hiking, nature, and riding horses.

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Nathan Tanner

Executive Coach Member

Nathan Tanner leverages 15+ years of experience as an operator and executive where he's built some of the fastest growing companies in the world. 

Clients appreciate Nathan's deep empathy, thoughtful inquiry, and practical advice. They describe working with him as a "transformational experience" that helps them "lead effectively and live intentionally."

Nathan lives with his wife and four children in Southern Utah, where he's training for his next triathlon.


Jim Glantz

Executive Coach Member

Jim Glantz is a unique coach and trainer in that he brings with him experience as a Vice-President of Talent Development at multi-billion dollar companies, building both leadership training and coaching programs, for all levels. 


Clients value Jim's honest and genuine approach, and his clients appreciate that they can explore any business topic, knowing Jim will be able to track with their experiences. 


Jim lives in Laguna Niguel, where he recently ran for School Board, and served on the Military Support Committee. 

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Suzanne Levy

Executive Coach Member

Suzanne Levy leverages 25 years of coaching leaders to up-level their leadership by being bold and extraordinary for optimal influence, impact, and sustainable results.


Clients appreciate her straightforward insightful approach to identifying behaviors that promote and derail leadership effectiveness. “Suzanne helps you see the truth about yourself and your leadership potential. She makes it real and practical in a conversational, probing manner that challenges you without realizing it.”


Suzanne lives with her family in Boulder Colorado, enjoying 300 days of sunshine.

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