Anne E. Leets
Anne is Chief Operating Officer and Partner, an executive coach and a professional speaker with The Leets Consortium, a global, corporate coaching firm.
As a senior business leader in sales, marketing and general management, Anne has first-hand knowledge of what it takes to achieve sales, profit and distribution targets, develop brand strategy, build teams, lead change and accomplish large scale, corporate initiatives.
Her high performance teams were exceptional and inspired to achieve success in difficult economic times, during challenging turnarounds and corporate “right sizing”, following re-structures and during acquisitions. The power of her team development and engagement skills along with her multi-industry experience in fast paced, highly competitive environments enriches each leader’s executive coaching experience with her.
Anne is an excellent communicator and with her extensive experience as a sales and marketing leader, she’s developed polished influencing and speaking skills. Her genuine and dynamic speaking style connects with her audience on leadership development topics including executive presence, personal branding, effective communication, presentation skills, creating team cultures, inspiring teams and the power of influence.
She has effectively coached sales, marketing, finance, IT and operations leaders as well as C Suite executives in a variety of business sectors. With solid operational experience and perspective, she helps corporate leaders discover solutions to challenges, improve performance, develop strategies to accelerate professional growth and make more meaningful contributions to their organizations. The combination of her rich diversity of experience and passion for motivational leadership makes Anne an insightful and innovative coach and career strategist.
Prior to joining TLC, Anne served as Senior Vice President of Sales for Brighton Accessories for 11 years and led their national sales team to record results. Her effective and authentic leadership style inspired both colleagues and customers, earned their respect as a “trusted advisor” and achieved outstanding business results.
She was also successful as President/General Manager of Cosmar (a manufacturing company), Vice President/General Manager of St. John Knits’ Non-Apparel Group, Vice President of National Accounts for Revlon, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for 1-800-Flowers, Director of National Account Sales for L’Oreal and National Training Director for Almay Cosmetics. Her coaching effectiveness is enhanced by her hands-on experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments, building established as well as emerging brands.
Anne, and her husband Peter, appreciate the support they’ve received in their community and believe in “giving back”. They are passionate supporters of the Free Wheelchair Mission, The Susan G. Komen Foundation and The American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”, “Circle of Red” and “Kings of Heart.”
As a TLC coach, Anne routinely utilizes “Interview Style 360” evaluations and is certified in Birkman, Harrison and CPI assessments. She has a BA in Psychology from the State University of New York.
“The very best leaders inspire those around them and clearly understand success is a team sport!”