For more than 20 years Barrett McBride, PhD, has successfully partnered with private sector, public sector and nonprofit service organizations and professionals, to achieve their strategic goals. She consults, coaches and facilitates in the areas of visioning & strategic planning, leadership development, executive coaching, organizational transformation, marketing and public relations.
She is a much sought-after strategic planning consultant, executive coach, retreat facilitator, speaker, author and business advisor. She has a unique ability help clients transform a sometimes nebulous, partially formed vision into a concrete, executable plan for success. She is a master of synthesis and her clients often comment on her ability to successfully take an idea to places they had not previously considered, whether it be a new market niche, or an organizational restructuring.
For more than 15 years, Dr. McBride has led her own national consulting and executive coaching firm, using the diversity of her own experience to partner with clients who are ready to take the next steps in expanding their business and professional horizons.
In addition to her consulting practice and work, Dr. McBride is an Adjunct Professor for the University of San Francisco’s School of Management, where she teaches graduate courses in organization development and undergraduate courses in organizational behavior. She holds a PhD in Human and Organization Systems from Fielding Graduate University. In addition, she holds Masters degrees in Organization Development and Human Development.
She is also a faculty member for Wellcoaches, Inc., a health and wellness coach training program, where she teaches in both the basic coach training and professional coach training programs. Many of the participants in these training programs are physicians and other clinicians.
Dr. McBride is certified at the most advanced coaching level (Master Coach Certification or MCC) by the International Coach Federation and has logged more than 5,000 hours of coaching. She has a Master Certification in Evidence-based Coaching from Fielding Graduate University. She is also a certified Professional Wellness Coach, is a certified coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education and is a founding member of the Institute of Coaching.