Chelley Patterson


With a distinctive blend of real-world business experience, expertise in developing strategic leadership and high performance teams, and skills in creative facilitation and coaching, Chelley delivers holistic solutions that integrate clients’ leadership, strategy, culture, and change imperatives while building resilience and capacity for innovation. In 15 years as an external consultant, she has worked across industries ranging from healthcare, airlines, and higher education to real estate and facilities, construction, energy, and technology. Early career highlights as an internal consultant in the tech sector included running a global program to foster innovation in teams, serving as collaboration research fellow for a London-based “Knowledge Lab,” membership in corporate change management community-of-practice and balanced scorecard teams, and leading managerial talent development and coaching functions. Clients appreciate Chelley’s compassion, positivity, and wit, paired with an ability to translate science-based approaches into practical business solutions in a combination that spans the playfully creative and the seriously analytical. She treasures free time with her adult children, family pets, and neighbors and loves yoga, horse and bike riding, and boating.