Heather Wood is Vice President, leadership developer & facilitator, and executive coach with MCG Partners. We are a firm specializing in leadership and talent optimization aligning your business and people strategy for maximum results.
With more than 20 years of experience in engaging all levels of leadership across multiple business sectors, Heather draws from her experience and insight training hundreds of managers globally. Heather develops and coaches’ executives in leadership effectiveness, communication style, team building, diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias, conflict resolution, and career development. Heather is also an accomplished designer and facilitator of customized interactive management workshops, virtually, and in-person.
Heather is a Harvard Business School executive coach providing coaching and advisory services to attending global executives.
Heather’s other training content includes: The Agile Leader™, Situational Leadership, InsideOut Coaching, Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode (TKI) and Lominger Leadership Architect. Heather’s industry areas of expertise include financial services, software development, bio-pharmaceutical, healthcare, and human services.
Previously, Heather was an AVP at Brown Brothers Harriman, where she developed long-term leadership development programs as well as employee engagement surveys and feedback sessions to diagnose competency gaps and improve individual, team and organizational performance. Prior to that, she served as a HR consultant for Idenix Pharmaceuticals and in several capacities at Fidelity Investments in corporate learning and development.
Heather earned her Bachelor of Science from Simmons College in Boston and her Certificate in Professional Coaching (CPC) from the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). She is a certified Analyst in the Predictive Index® (PI®) as well as in several additional assessments and tools.
She volunteers as a mentor for Babson College MBA students as well as for the Social Innovation Forum. Additionally, Heather is an active member of the Boston Facilitators Roundtable. She lives with her family outside of Boston, MA.