Chris is an executive coach with The Leets Consortium, a global, corporate coaching firm. She is a CPA and a lawyer who brings the same passion and commitment to her executive coaching clients that she brought to her successful professional career.
Chris’ use of assessments, 360-degree feedback and best-coaching-practices helps leaders develop and deepen their impact. She does this by focusing on core values, building strong relationships, capitalizing on strengths and discovering potential blind spots.
Chris’ unique depth and breadth of executive legal and business experience includes multiple senior level roles and participating on numerous senior leadership teams in highly regulated industries. Chris has over fifteen years of experience working in the life science and healthcare industries, with a focus on medical device and biotech. Her experience includes serving as Vice President and Division General Counsel to Bausch & Lomb’s Surgical Division; Special Counsel and Senior Leadership team member to DaVita Rx; Senior Counsel and senior leadership team member to Baxter International’s BioScience Division; Assistant Corporate Secretary and Senior Counsel to Brunswick Corporation and Assistant Regional Director of the SEC's Enforcement Division.
Chris’ unique experience includes a range of industries spanning multiple roles at large corporations, the federal government, prestigious accounting and law firms and entrepreneurial endeavors.
She is certified as an executive coach and received her training from the College of Executive Coaching. She is also certified to administer and interpret psychological instruments to help leaders understand their strengths and impact, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the CPI 260 Coaching Report for Leaders.
Chris is a CPA and a lawyer, having received her BS in Accountancy with High Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her JD, Cum Laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law. She is an alumnus of the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business: Finance for Executives Program. She is also an entrepreneur, managing several personal business interests, as well as a former member of Tech Coast Angels.
Her top 5 strengths are: Achiever, Communication, Relator, Developer and Learner.