Holly Teska

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Holly Teska, MBA, MCEC, ACC, Integral Coach® has over 25 years of corporate business experience. She is passionate about authentic leadership and supporting business success by creating impactful relationships and helping leaders manage the extreme level of complexity in today’s hybrid environment. Holly is no stranger to leading virtual teams, as she led teams spread across North America and overseas for over 15 years. Holly challenges others to adopt an agile learning approach supporting them in being change resilient and ready for whatever lies ahead.

Holly’s experience in business leadership, executive coaching, and talent development are the cornerstones of her work in helping leaders become the very best versions of themselves. Her superpower is assisting others in developing awareness of the behaviors and habits that hold them back and creating powerful action plans for change. She helps leaders align their intentions with perceptions and create new neuro pathways for continued success. Holly coaches with deep curiosity and compassion and fosters these qualities in others to create followership and high functioning teams.

Career Highlights

Holly previously served as Vice President & Managing Principal North America Coaching. In her role, she was responsible for leading the North American Executive Coaching practice and the Project Management Office reporting to the Group EVP, Americas, for a division of a $21 billion Fortune 500 company.

Earlier in her career, Holly was an award-winning sales professional and a seasoned operations leader. These experiences provided Holly with a multi-functional perspective and a systems-thinking approach to achieving business goals. Throughout her career, Holly has managed key national accounts, large-scale projects, and strategic client relationships. She is a four-time recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Service and Achievement from her long-time former employer. Additionally, she held leadership roles at one of the world’s largest accounting and management consulting firms and a large national retailer.

Holly is a successful business owner and the co-founder/co-host of the Uplifting Women Podcast. Holly volunteers her time with The Honor Foundation, where she provides coaching support to military special forces personnel transitioning from military to civilian life and careers. She sits on the Executive Advisory Board for the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches and holds a Master Corporate Executive Coach credential.  Holly was named by Influence Digest as a Top Coach in Milwaukee for 2022.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Executive & leader development
  • Leadership influence & effectiveness
  • Leading hybrid teams
  • Systems thinking
  • Effective communication
  • Women in leadership
  • Strategic understanding & impact
  • High potential development
  • Relationship building & followership
  • Managing careers

Industry Coaching Experience

  • Healthcare/Healthcare Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Pharmaceutical/Drug Distribution
  • Entertainment
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Hospitality
  • Not-For-Profit

Holly received her MBA from Ottawa University and BS (Management) from Cardinal Stritch University.  She is a Master Certified Executive Coach (MCEC) with the MEECO Leadership Institute, an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified coach, and a certified Integral Coach®.

For more information, please see www.hollyteska.com and https://www.linkedin.com/in/hollyteska