Kelly Holm, MCC

Generative Wholeness Practitioner

Kelly specializes in helping emerging and seasoned executive leaders build their capacity for greater scale and positive impact through the teams, businesses and organizations they lead. Developing a “leadership from the inside-out” philosophy over her 20-year career of increasingly senior leadership roles, Kelly is artful at helping leaders to clarify and articulate their philosophy of effective leadership, align it with strategic imperatives, and translate it into action and sustainable positive impact. 




An award-winning executive leader and leadership coach, Kelly leverages three decades of corporate experience, including hands-on senior leadership roles. Building on a successful corporate career, Kelly returned to school to earn her professional coaching credentials, and has since had the honor of coaching hundreds of executive leaders from more than 16 countries in over 30 industries, including “100 Best Companies” and the “Fortune 50.” Throughout her career Kelly was tapped as an internal coach and for leadership roles in organization-wide development initiatives. In 1999 she earned the moniker “Coach Kelly” and later became a Puget Sound Business Journal “40 under Forty” leadership honoree. In 2014, Kelly was honored with the “Coach of the Year” PRISM Award, Washington state, for her contributions to a client organization’s global high-potential development coaching program.


Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Washington, is a Hudson Institute of Coaching Master Coach Program graduate, and Accredited Coach Supervisor through the Coaching Supervision Academy. She holds a PCC credential from the International Coach Federation (current MCC candidate), and is certified in over 15 assessment instruments, including the Hogan™ Suite, Conflict Dynamics Profile™, EQ in Action™, Behavior Styles™, MBTI Step II™, Leadership Architect™, The Extraordinary Leader™, and PROFILOR™ Leadership 360.

Success stories

  • CEO of a national manufacturing company to scale his leadership and grow his executive team to adapt to fast-paced growth. Kelly worked with and through him to develop their company-wide leadership team, organization-wide mission, vision and core values, strategic planning cadence, and leader development programs. The company has more than tripled in revenue and recently wrote their largest profit sharing check to company-wide employees in the company’s history.

  • One of four coaches selected to contribute to the launch of a Global Leader Development pilot program for a Fortune 500 company in 2008. Program expanded to 6 programs annually, company scaled to Fortune 25 status, and to-date Kelly has coached over 250 leaders worldwide from Sr. Manager to SVP level, and 11 multinational peer groups.

  • CEO of an international technology start-up focused on his ability to scale as a first-time CEO and accelerate the development of his executive team to secure Series B funding, and establish an intentional, high-performing company culture and foundation to support their long-term growth.

  • One of four coaches selected to launch a high-potential development program in 2012 for a global family foundation. Program has since become an International Coach Federation award-winning example of professional coaching standards, strategic initiative alignment, and sustainable impact.