Stephanie Freeth

Founder and Leadership Coach
Leaders, New Leaders, Rising professionals, Women Executives,

As an executive coach, speaker, and facilitator, Stephanie Blackburn Freeth invites leaders and teams to practice courageous conversations. She is an intuitive guide who brings energy and creativity to hold the space for deep and lasting transformation in individual and group settings.


The leaders Stephanie supports develop high degrees of self-awareness, lead their teams with authenticity, learn to practice radical candor, and get more done easefully.


Stephanie is the owner of Stephanie Freeth Coaching, founded as Adaptive Alternatives LLC in 2014. Stephanie brings 25 years of experience in leadership development, strategic planning, revenue generation and fundraising, marketing, and organizational culture. She has worked with leaders and companies across industries, including technology start-ups, manufacturing, non-profits, higher and secondary education, arts and culture, social services, and philanthropy.


Stephanie is an alumna of Leadership Detroit XXXIII and co-facilitated the Leadership Development program for Leadership Detroit from 2016-2022. She teaches two Leadership Development courses based on conscious leadership and the Enneagram at Sonoran University of Health Sciences in Tempe, Arizona.


Formal Education: 

MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University – 2002
AB, Princeton University – English, 1997


Coach Training and Certificate Level: 

Conscious Leadership Group – 15

Commitments of Conscious Leadership Certified Coach – 2018
Integrative Enneagram Solutions – iEQ9 Integrative Enneagram Accredited Practitioner – 2021
The Embody Lab –
Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy Certificate Program – 2021


Additional Assessments/Licenses: 

Enneagram (iEQ9 Integrative Enneagram Accredited Practitioner – 2021)


I’m currently on a Songwriter’s Journey with The Brothers Koren where I am exploring my inner landscape and writing my debut album.

LeadershipWellnessWomen at Work

– Using the Enneagram to Illuminate Your Leadership Path
– Courageous Teams

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