Crystal Simon is a seasoned coach. She started her career in the education and non-profit spaces then spent over fifteen years in the organizational development and change management world, leading teams and complex business initiatives for a range of clients, including several Fortune 500 companies. In the last decade Crystal’s work has focused primarily on leadership development and coaching. Crystal’s purpose is to help individuals and teams find their focus and create what they envision. Crystal does this through developing and facilitating leadership development and coaching programs for organizations and teams.
Prior to her work with Velocity Leadership Consulting, Crystal worked for several years as an internal consultant and as a leader for a range of organizations including: Slalom Consulting; the Executive Office of the Mayor for the District of Columbia; PSComm, LLC; and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. In her capacity with these organizations she managed large scale change management programs, oversaw complex collaboratives, led multi-dimensional communications programs, and directed high-visibility government projects. She served as a trusted advisor for the Mayor of Washington D.C. and his executive leadership team. Crystal has provided coaching and thought leadership for executives and teams across the globe, particularly for organizational redesigns, governance, and culture development projects.
Niche Areas of Expertise
Organizational Assessment & Analysis
Organizational Redesign & Governance
Strategic Planning & Communications
Leadership & Executive Coaching
Leadership & Diversity Training
Workshop Design & Facilitation
Co-Active Training Institute
Holds certificates in both Coaching & Leadership from the world-renowned Co Active Training Institute
Washington University of St. Louis
BA – English Literature