Barb Van Hare
Barb Van Hare is the practice leader for enVision’s Leadership & Executive Coaching Practice. She is a co-active coach who is wired to connect in a meaningful way with individuals, teams, and corporations to help them clarify their vision, transform their leadership capabilities, and deliver results with a positive impact.
Barb has over twenty years experience as an organizational change consultant, organizational development leader, and executive coach with Fortune 500 organizations. Barb focuses individual, team, and organizational energy on leveraging strengths to improve performance and take action in the right direction. Barb has a contagious enthusiasm for change, and an eye for finding and promoting positive deviance.
Her background spans wide range of industry sectors including Financial Services, Manufacturing/Consumer Beverages, Logistics, Telecommunications, Utilities, and Mining. She has worked with, coached, and advised many senior leaders in top organizations including c-level executives and their direct reports in international roles across multiple functional areas including Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Procurement, Customer Service, and Sales and Marketing.
Barb brings her internal and external consulting experience as well as specialized training and certifications in leadership, coaching, and assessments to blend a results-driven coaching experience with transformative conversations about leadership that makes a difference. She applies top rated leadership assessment tools such as The Leadership Circle Profile, Hogan Leadership Assessments, Crucial Conversations, and Emotional Intelligence to give leaders insight into their strengths and development areas. She is trained by Team Coaching International to coach groups and systems to improve team dynamics. She also believes in leveraging personality profiles such as MBTI and Emergenetics to bring awareness and acceptance to diversity and teamwork.
Barb’s career includes over eight years as a consultant and manager with Accenture and IBM Global Services. She strengthened her organizational development and leadership and skills as a Director of Talent Development for First Data Corporation and Director of Organization Effectiveness at TWTelecom. More recently, Barb has focused her efforts on building an Executive Coaching and Leadership Practice with enVision Business Consulting. Barb is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the ICF. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business; and Bachelor of Arts Degrees in International Studies & French from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.
Coaching Style: As a coach, Barb works with clients to align their passion and expertise in order to stretch and grow their leadership capabilities. She believes it’s essential to connect with leaders where they are and to understand their culture and environment for the sake of driving meaningful, creative solutions and plans that have a big impact on the success of the individual and the organization.