Erin Clymer Lessard

Chief Strategy Officer & Principal Consultant

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Erin Clymer Lessard works with high achievers striving to succeed in today’s more-with-less business environment. She partners emerging leaders through senior executives, enabling them to thrive in complex environments, increase their team’s effectiveness through inspirational leadership, and develop advanced ability to tackle the challenges standing between them and their next big win. Using values as a basis for authentic leadership, Erin helps her clients to not just succeed in business, but also to love what they do.

Erin has coached and consulted in public, private, and nonprofit sectors, serving many Fortune 100 companies in diverse industries, including financial services, hospitality, materials science, healthcare, and government agencies.

Prior to her work with Lapin International, Erin was an internal coach and organizational development consultant for PNC Bank, where she developed leadership programs for all levels with a focus on team effectiveness and mentoring for emerging leaders and new managers. She has also held nonprofit director-level roles with development and programming responsibilities that included managing a $1.5 million capital campaign and developing national programming for more than 1,000 people annually.

With a unique corporate and nonprofit background, Erin blends strategic planning, organizational development, and results-oriented drive with retreat-style passion for the outdoors, yoga, and contemplative living. As such, Erin coaches the whole person, drawing out her clients’ unique abilities and strengths to grow their capability and capacity.

Erin is acquiring her certifications as a Certified Professional Coactive Coach (CPCC) and ICF ACC and is certified as a coach and facilitator for Lead by Greatness, StrengthsFinder, and DiSC. She also holds an MBA in Sustainability from Duquesne University.