Peg Clarkson

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Peg Clarkson

Executive Coach, Senior Consultant and Professional Facilitator

Peg has over 30 years experience and plays a pivotal role in supporting the coaching and organizational transformation efforts of SHAMBAUGH clients. She provides leaders with the “what and how” of organizational transformation and supports them in their efforts through the coaching process. Peg provides coaching and consulting to senior executives on personal leadership, team and organizational development, and strategy execution to optimize overall effectiveness.

Peg’s background consists of a unique combination of “start-up” experience, change management consulting, sales learning development and facilitation as both a line sales manager and corporate staff leader. Peg has first-hand experience improving organizational culture and climate through the development of talent at all levels. She is a creative innovator with a passion for the transformation of people and communities.

During Peg’s 31-year career with IBM, she held a variety of technical, sales, marketing, internal consulting, and general business management assignments. In her last assignment as Program Director of Sales Competencies and Sales Coaching, she led the development and implementation of the company’s first global sales and sales manager competency model for a population size of 30,000 people. This model was used for sales talent selection and development, resulting in improved business, employee satisfaction and retention. A creative innovator, she co-designed the first sales-specific management learning offering delivered to over 6,000 managers worldwide. She also introduced innovative content and blended learning approaches, resulting in improved levels of competency, learning design, cost savings and customization options for learning delivery. Her work to embed coaching reinforcement in strategic learning offerings resulted in one program generating over $900M in incremental deal closures. She has clients in a wide variety of industries including: Hospitality, Manufacturing and Technology, Retail, Financial Services, and Healthcare.

Peg is accredited with Corporate Coach University and the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). She has received two external coaching specific certifications: one is the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation and the other is the Certified Co-Active Coach (CPCC) designation from CTI. Peg is an affiliate with the HayGroup and is certified in using the HayGroup suite of assessment tools including: the Social and Emotional Competency Assessment Instrument, the Leadership Styles Assessment, and the Organizational Climate Assessment.

A graduate of the University of Illinois and active in her community, Peg serves on the Board of Directors of her local Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Chapter, is the creator and event chair for the Circle for Life, and has worked with her Regional Hospice care organization. She is a sponsor in Women to Women International, and a member of Women Making a Difference. She has two college age children and resides in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband, Tom.