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Lynnea Brinkerhoff

Executive Coach, OD Consultant

Strategic Partner: Change. Leadership. Conflict. Resilience.Lynnea Brinkerhoff, an organizational change trailblazer, pioneered cutting-edge OD principles as a consultant to Fortune 100’s. She brings over 28 years of applied behavioral science expertise to her clients around the globe. Lynnea has a unique ability to put people at ease, as well as sense their unspoken aspirations and fears. Drawing upon a broad array of tools and classical wisdom colored with a playful spirit, Lynnea helps her clients distinguish repeating patterns that no longer serve them.Lynnea has served in operational and strategic roles for industries including finance, healthcare, consumer goods, professional services, digital technologies,Lynnea’s focus is on mediating destructive conflict and creating healthy workplace cultures by simplifying management protocols and growing strong leaders. Her ‘sweet spot’ is C-Suite level ‘Intra-preneurs’ who want to carve out their legacy while building a purpose-driven organization. Executives of all walks glean how to show up as their authentic self, leading from their values, fully present to staff, stakeholders and customers, with record-breaking results.She holds a BA in International Business & French from Simmons University, Boston, MA; MSOD in Organization Development from Pepperdine University Malibu, CA; and is an Ordained Interfaith Minister in world wisdom traditions. She is certified as an International Coach Federation Professional (ICF, PCC) and Board Certified Executive and Wellness Coach with over 8,000 logged C-Suite level hours. She was nominated as Executive Coach of the Year, 2018 and was honorably selected as a member of NYC’s Sustainable Entrepreneur program. She is a volunteer for Women Who Lead, supporting international female-owned business start-ups.Past clients include: Disney University, Merck, Culinary Institute of America, Spalding Sports, American Express, Intel, Citibank, Perkin Elmer, Goldman Sachs, Colgate-Palmolive, Mars Confectionery and Unilever. She has authored several seminal Organization Development texts and journal articles in areas ranging from The Five Questions™; neuroscience of leadership, conversational intelligence (C-IQ), navigating dilemmas to whole system transformation (WST). Lynnea served as a Professor of Organizational Change & Development in the US, Eastern Europe, New Zealand and Asia, been published in over 20 educational texts and journals, and designed and implemented numerous leadership development programs worldwide.Key Areas of Expertise:

·      Managers to Leaders

·      Leadership & Neuroscience


·      360 Feedback ·      Personal Resilience

·      Collaborative Strategic Planning/Implementation

·      WST: Large-Scale Meetings ·      Somatic/Embodiment


·      Polarity Thinking

·      Emotional Intelligence

·      Difficult Conversations

·      Executive Presence

·      Stress/Energy Mgt

·      Learning & Development