Charles Polcaster

Charles Polcaster, Ph.D.

Chuck engages with executives to define key result areas, high-impact leadership behaviors, and next-level thinking needed for peak performance. Chuck is focused and results-oriented with a relaxed coaching style. He is known for his maturity, insight, and clarity in coaching relationships. Working across multiple industries, Chuck helps executives leverage their personal assets and overcome restraints to achieve powerful outcomes. His human behavior background enhances the executive coaching experience particularly with larger organizations and family-owned businesses. His ability to focus and move quickly, along with his expertise in C-level and senior executive coaching, has proven invaluable for expanding executive performance.

Business Experience

Chuck is also a business owner, having led his own counseling and coaching companies with multiple locations in the Chicago area. He has served as Vice Chairman of the Allied Health Staff at Linden Oaks / Edward Hospital for 10 years. He served as a board member of the St. George Corporation and also Palos Hospital. Chuck has over 20 years experience in executive coaching including continuing education in Coaching and Leadership through

Harvard medical school. He is a member of the Family Firm Institute.

Rod Ogilvie

Rod Ogilvie, MA, RLC, CAMF

Rod brings a professional and relaxed style to his coaching alliance. His genuine interest to understand a client’s story develops a quick start towards the desired, specific goals. He utilizes his extensive experience in the human behavior field to propel advancement in the areas of corporate communication, emotional intelligence, executive presence, career transitions, and leadership development.

Rod is an Executive Coach, Professional Trainer, and Nationally Certified Critical Incident and Crisis Management Specialist. He has worked in the human behavior field for over 20 years and has a proven success record with executives and professionals.

Rod has a strong background in leadership and team development and connects with clients at multiple levels. He has broad personal experience in multiple industries and particularly deep experience with:

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Allison G. Johnsen

Allison G. Johnsen, MA, PCC, BCC

Allison’s career interests and experience revolve around business and leadership development, executive coaching, physician/clinician well-being, and healthcare innovation. She is a certified executive coach, with a background in clinical counseling and knows the ‘business’ of healthcare. Work-life experiences have honed her people and analytical skills - qualifying her to lead individuals and teams to accomplish defined goals. Allison earned a Six Sigma Green Belt, knows how to get things done, and helps others do the same. Facilitating growth and change is enlivening!

Allison’s sweet spot is helping motivated leaders to grow personally and professionally, achieving their desired goals, while avoiding or recovering from the burnout high achievers often experience along the way. She has coached leaders from all walks of life including healthcare, advertising, finance, banking, engineering, technology, religious organizations, physicians, nursing leadership, marketing and public relations. Allison can effectively work with many different personalities and professional levels - from line staff to C-Suite. She is also an active member of Harvard’s Institute of Coaching and the International Coach Federation.

Allison is a dynamic presenter having delivered everything from workshops and trainings to conference keynote presentations. The ‘short-list’ of topics have included: goal achievement, de-railers of goal achievement, reinvention of oneself, presentation skills, effective
communication, compassion fatigue and avoidance of burnout, stress management, time management, emotional intelligence, and team building.

Allison is qualified to administer and interpret the following assessments:

EQi2.0  - Emotional Intelligence Assessment

Leadership Effectiveness Analysis


CPI 260: Coaching Report for Leaders

FIRO-B Interpretive Report for Organizations

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator-Step II

360 degree interviews

Denis Sullivan

Denis Sullivan

Denis provides clients with leadership and business coaching. He has assisted leaders identify and improve operational processes and management. Denis has helped executives move their existing leaders toward more strategic next level thinking while building on strengths and opportunities.

Denis has over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience, delivering a range of operational and financial insights through diverse industries. He is a co-founder and partner of SL Investments, a national real estate investment group focused on opportunities across various asset classes.

He is a passionate vision-minded leader who cares about how goals are achieved. He understands the importance of a healthily corporate culture, integrated values, economics and opportunity growth.

In addition to his formal education Denis is a trained coach through the College of Executive Coaching and is certified in multiple assessment tools.

Whitney McDaniel

Whitney McDaniel

Whitney McDaniel is a certified coach through the Marshall Goldsmith Executive Coaching program with a focus on behavioral change. She works with executives and professionals to accelerate progress toward goals. She is used frequently to help executives with conflict management, dispute resolution, communication, and interpersonal skills. Whitney is the founder of the High Conflict Mediation Institute and is a certified Mediator trained at Northwestern University.

Jonathan Limpert

Jonathan Limpert, MD

Jon is a mature, engaging physician coach/consultant. He is a licensed radiologist in six states and a former radiology department chair. Jon’s two decades of personal experience in facility-physician relationships and “accountable care” has prepared him to provide medical professionals with the tools they need to give their best. Jon works very effectively with physicians and health professionals in private, group and academic settings.

In today’s fast paced and complex health care environment, Jon provides coaching to health care professionals to:

Professional Expertise

Past clients

Haydn Shaw

Haydn Shaw

Is a leading expert on the multiple generations, leadership, change management, personal productivity, and trust. He is the author of “Sticking Points: How to Get 4 Generations Working Together in the 12 Places They Come Apart” and the two workshop programs “Leading Though the Six Change Reactions” and “Working Through the six Change Reactions”. Haydn also writes on generations and leadership for the Huffington Post.

Known for taking groups from hilarity to deep reflection, he combines rich content with use-tomorrow tools. His presentations make an impact because he does his homework, designing each one for your unique needs. Haydn connects with virtually any group in any industry, and brings practical and inspiring examples from the boardroom and the front line.


Haydn has spoken to over 100,000 people and worked with more than 1,500 businesses (from Fortune 500 companies to start ups), not-for-profit organizations, and governmental agencies