Jessica C. Dawson

Executive and Leadership Coach

Expertise and Coaching Approach

Jessica Dawson has a passion for human development that was birthed in an unexpected way. She is a former stockbroker who experienced the collapse of her then employer in 2008. The company and industry devastation highlighted how much great leadership can make or break an organization. Jessica’s unprecedented employee experience activated her to pursue her passion for human capital development.

For almost a decade, Jessica has created and executed coaching and leadership development solutions for some of the largest organizations in the world.

Jessica works with leaders at all levels, helps them harness their unique talent set to unlock their leadership excellence. In her coaching approach she creates a safe environment for leaders to pause and expand their perspective of themselves and their teams. This healthy pause is essential for leaders to successfully navigate a rapidly changing workplace landscape. Jessica uses the latest research in workplace and leadership to create a transformational experience for each leader.

Prior to coaching for Copperbox, Jessica has had eight years of experience as a Learning & Development Consultant at Gallup. Jessica has globally coached and advised hundreds of leaders throughout the world. She has worked with organizations such as Twitter, Southwest Airlines, Regions Bank, Highmark Healthcare, USPS, Stanford University, and Atlanta Public Schools.

Education and Credentials

Jessica earned her BS in Economics from Spelman College and her MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Jessica is a PCC-level certified coach with the International Coach Federation and is a CliftonStrengths Certified coach.

And Life…

When Jessica is not living out her passion for human development, you will likely find her spending time in nature walking or cycling. She also enjoys traveling to different cities and countries to visit friends and family that are dispersed around the world. She is known to experiment with different recipes and reads/listens to many books and podcasts.

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