Leonora Zilkha Williamson
(She/her)
Family Business & Executive Coach
EMPLOYEES SERVED:
C-suite, High potentials, HR Leaders, Leaders, Managers, New Hires, New Leaders, New Managers, Teams,
ABOUT ME:

Leonora helps family businesses navigate challenges including family dynamics, governance, succession planning, next generation transition and education. From a family-owned business herself, Leonora serves on the board of her family’s boat business, Sabre Yachts, and advises families across generations.

 

As an adjunct professor of ESG at Vanderbilt University, she is particularly passionate about helping families define shared values and investment philosophies across generations. Leonora is a member of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches, the Harvard Institute of Coaching and the Forbes Coaches Council.

 

She was ranked Nashville’s #1 Executive Coach by Influence Digest in 2021 and 2022, and named a Nashville Business Journal 2022 Woman of Influences.

 

Education:

B.A., Princeton University

MBA., Harvard Business School

 

Certification(s):

Newfield Network

 

PCC, ICF Certification

 

iEQ9 certified Enneagram Practitioner

 

iEQ9 certified Enneagram Team Practitioner

 

6TV 6 Conditions of a Team Certified Practitioner

 

EMCC Level 1 certified Team Coach

 

PSI Psychological Safety Scan Certified Practitioner

 

The Neuroscience or Change, Coaches Rising

 

Coaching Mastery with Julio Olalla, Newfield Network

 

CPD Certification: Art in Coaching, Art in Practice

 

Fun Fact:

I’ve lived in nine countries and speak five languages. I am a passionate foodie and my favorite gift for those I love is a huge dinner party. I’m a word game and crossword puzzle addict!

TOPICS:
CommunicationNegotiation
COURSES:

The Great Divide: Collaborating across Generations in Family Business

 

Strengthening Leadership Teams through the Enneagram

 

How to Talk to People Who Don’t Want to Listen to You

 

Negotiate like a Girl: A Smart, Curious, Compassionate Person’s Guide to Getting What They Want

 

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