Monica Lyle

Coaching, Team Building and Strategic Planning


Monica is a senior executive coach, facilitator, and organization development consultant. She has committed more than two decades to the development of winning organizations, high-performance teams, and confident key contributors. Her organization development consulting firm, Lead Consulting, is now celebrating its 25 year anniversary.  Her clients have included leaders from the C-Suites of Fortune 500 companies to the founders of up-and-coming start-ups and fast-tracked VPs and Senior Directors. As a consultant, Monica delivers vital advancement strategies tailored to meet each client’s unique capabilities, challenges, and opportunities for success. Her commitment to helping clients achieve their goals and to find satisfaction and joy in their work resonates through all that she does. Monica makes a long-lasting personal commitment to all and proudly still supports clients she coached at the beginning of her career. Monica is a graduate of Stanford University and has a masters degree in Organization Development from The University of San Francisco. She also is an International Coach Federation –  Master Certified Coach. She has led and launched large scale Executive Coaching initiatives for several organizations – recently serving as the Master Coach for a Fortune 500 company leading a program that included managing over 50 coaches from across the globe.   She has worked in a wide spectrum of industries, including Advertising, Banking, Biotech, Construction, Consumer Goods, Energy, Engineering, Health Care, Higher Education, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Media, Non-Profit, Pharmaceuticals, Professional Services, Retail, Technology, and Transportation.  Some of her clients include AbbVie, Castlight Health, Fujitsu, Gilead, Jive Software, Microsoft, Morningstar, Netflix, Nike, Converse, Stanford University, Symantec, Sun Light and Power, UCSF, Twitch/Amazon, Walmart and Weyerhaeuser


  • Coached the President of a renewable energy company interested in building a strong executive leadership team and aided him in defining his personal goals as well as clarifying the strategic targets and desired culture of his organization. Monica was later invited to coach the entire executive team using group coaching techniques that achieved greater collaboration and in defining standards for the performance of the senior leadership team and the greater organization. This led the group to make key changes in structure, standards and approach that led to a strong improvement in financial performance.
  • Worked with the EVP of a Fortune 500 company interested in being considered for a CEO role. Launched assessments, interviewed stakeholders and aided the client in identifying skill and performance gaps needing to be addressed. Monica helped the client stay accountable to progress toward changes and the achievement of targets which led the organization to see the client in a new light —  as someone ready to lead at the highest level.
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