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Stephen Trainor
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Operations and management executive with 25+ years of experience coaching, mentoring, advising and teaching leaders at all levels of business, higher education and the military.

Operations and management executive with 25+ years of experience coaching, mentoring, advising and teaching leaders at all levels of business, higher education and the military.

Stephen Trainor is not accepting new clients right now
Stephen Trainor is not accepting new clients right now
Bio

Stephen has a diverse career spanning more than 30 years in corporate learning and development, higher education and military operations. Most recently, he led the global faculty and curriculum strategy in The Google School for Leaders and coached Google executives through the challenges of adapting and leading in complexity. His coaching portfolio includes work in the US and EMEA with leaders from Government, Fortune 1 retail, banking, manufacturing, healthcare and higher education.

Stephen is a practitioner and scholar of leadership, team and organizational development and combines this expertise with core values of curiosity, connection and impact to help leaders at all levels and career stages grow and achieve their goals and dreams.


Notable Client Achievements

  • Coached a Senior Partner in a global energy consultancy, which led to an expanded portfolio and resolution of long-standing challenges among practice leads.

  • Coached a university Vice Provost, leading to an expanded vision for distance education and community/business development.

  • Coached a Tech Director through new leadership responsibilities and a successful career transition between FAANG companies.

  • Coached the President of a regional Community Bank to successfully launch a major growth strategy.

  • Coached the President of a manufacturing and fabrication plant through the aftermath of a major fire and rebuilding project.

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Work History
University of Arkansas Walton College Executive Education
  • Faculty Lead Executive Healthcare Leadership Initiative
  • Executive in Residence, Business Integrity Leadership Initiative
Google
  • Global Head of Faculty Development, The Google School for Leaders
  • Global Head of Curriculum and Faculty Strategy, The Google School for Leaders
Naval Postgraduate School
Visiting Associate Professor of Managerial Ethics
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Credentials
  • ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • The Birkman Method Assessment
  • The Leadership Circle Profile (LCP)
  • Collective Leadership Assessment (CLA)
  • Benchmarks for Executives Profile
  • Ph.D. (Sociology – Organizations & Social Psychology
Industry Specialties
Aerospace Defense, Education, Information Technology, Management Consulting and more
Functional Specialties
Human Resources, Management, Operations, Project Management and more
Expertise
Career Direction, Early Career, Mid Career, New People Manager and more

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