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Alison Miller

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Alison Miller
Leadership Coach

Alison is a leadership coach and a trusted adviser on topics including strategic planning, organizational effectiveness and leadership development. She has more than 25 years of experience.


Alison has an MBA in marketing and finance from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Clarkson University.

Other academic credentials and certifications include:

  • Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation.
  • Leadership coaching program, Georgetown University.
  • Certified facilitator for a host of leadership indicators and instruments, including MBTI, Bar-On Emotional quotient-Inventory (EQ-i), Conflict Dynamics (CDP) and more.
  • Trained in Radical Collaboration, Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Facilitation.
  • Trained in David Allen’s Getting Things Done Work-Life Management System.
  • Positive psychology program (in progress).

Skill expertise

Alison has held executive-level positions with management and human capital consulting organizations and has led numerous 100+ person teams. She specializes in helping leaders develop a strategic vision, align goals and priorities, and more effectively communicate with customers, stakeholders and employees.

In addition to supporting individual and team coaching programs, Alison also leads organizational and team assessments, facilitates meetings and educates clients by delivering targeted leadership development training on topics including enhancing leadership presence, improving emotional intelligence, increasing influencing skills, managing conflict, providing effective feedback, setting clear expectations, motivating staff and maximizing employee engagement.

She is also a coach and instructor for the Excellence in Government (EIG), Financial Leaders Program (FLP), and Leadership Excellence in Acquisition Programs (LEAP).

Alison coaches private, nonprofit and public sector clients in administrative, financial, clinical, operational, research, scientific and technology disciplines. Her clients include C-suite and senior executive service leaders, with most current clients in mid- or senior-level management roles.

Alison’s clients consistently provide favorable feedback on her coaching approach and style. They appreciate how she strikes the the right balance of providing education, tools, space for developing self-awareness and empathy, along with direct feedback when needed. Clients report that Alison has helped expand their abilities and comfort in leading change, driving results, improving communication, building cohesive teams, inspiring employees, managing conflict, increasing productivity and resilience, and developing influence and political savvy.

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