Jeff Comins is an expert at developing highly skilled executives and technical experts into successful leaders. Understanding the challenges that face today’s leaders, he uses a skills-based approach to help build and leverage their talents. He is particularly effective at strengthening interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, executive presence, and leadership impact. Jeff also designs and facilitates leadership development programs that combine assessment, coaching and targeted training for executives. He is a skillful feedback coach, an energetic trainer, and an inspiring large-group facilitator.
Jeff works with senior leaders and their teams across a wide range of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, high-tech engineering, and financial services. He has extensive experience coaching partners, physicians, lawyers and C-suite leaders. Jeff is certified in administration of multiple assessments including CPI260, EQi, MBTI-Q, FIRO-B, HDS, MVPI, VOICES and PROFILOR.
Jeff worked for 8 years as a Director with BlueCross/BlueShield. While there, he developed quality improvement processes and systems re-engineering that successfully reduced administrative costs and enhanced quality of customer service. Jeff also led the coaching practice area in the Minnesota operating office of Personnel Decisions International (PDI). As an Executive Consultant at Menttium Corporation, he implemented mentoring programs in Fortune 500 companies. Jeff was faculty in the Duke Corporate Education Global Learning Resource Network (Duke University).
3M, CentraCare, Ceridian, CT Corporation/TyMetrix, Ecowater, Fairview Medical Group, FOJP, Fredrikson & Byron Law Firm, HealthPartners, McKesson, Medical College of Wisconsin, Meritex, Inc., Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Public Radio, MoneyGram International, Mosaic, Periscope, Phillips Plastics, “Big 4” accounting firm, RBC Wealth Management, Summit Orthopedics, St. Paul Public Schools, SUPERVALU, TSI, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians
Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Illinois
B.A. with honors in Psychology, Hamilton College
Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota
ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
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