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SJ Leadership Coach

Who We Are

With over 25 years…

Wendy Ryan, Founder and Principal

…of combined experience in human resources, general management, organizational development, non-profit leadership and leadership development Wendy has partnered with hundreds of individuals and organizations throughout the U.S. helping front-line through C-suite leaders and board members achieve new levels of success as individuals and in teams.

Wendy’s outstanding ability to build trust and rapport with her clients, and her agility in assessing and engaging individuals and teams from “where they are at,” facilitates breakthroughs and business results.  She is a trusted advisor to CEO’s and an expert in organizational and individual assessments, leadership development, strategic visioning and implementing organizational change from start-ups through the Fortune 500.

Wendy is currently working on her first book about leadership with an anticipated release date in 2020.

Monica Silkwood | Client Services and Operations Manager

Monica comes to SJ Leadership Coach with over 10 years of professional experience having worked at Hewlett Packard in Finance, Accounting and cross-functional Project Management. Monica has also been an active volunteer in her community, offering her services at schools, sports organizations and church.
After taking a break to raise her family, Monica is looking forward to transferring her skill set back into a professional arena. Monica holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, as well as dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Spanish from the University of California at Davis.

Monica shares life with her husband, her three children and their golden retriever. She is a strong advocate for Down Syndrome, an amateur photographer and an avid CrossFitter.

Our Services

We provide highly customized solutions for leadership and organizational development tailored to meet the specific needs of your organization. We have a reputation for delivering excellence in the following areas:

Individual, Team-based or Organizational Assessments
Learning Sessions and Workshops
Strategic Visioning and Planning
One-on-one Coaching
Organizational Change Management
Team Development



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San Jose | Bay Area
(408) 444-6625

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