Renata Hodges

Executive Leadership Coach

Renata Hodges - Executive Leadership Coach - Incite to Leadership
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Executive Leadership Coach

Renata Hodges partners with senior executives and high potentials who want to elevate their leadership and personal effectiveness. Her clients seek an impactful, insightful coach that appreciates the business challenges they face and the need for rapid, sustainable change. Renata focuses on behavior change and realizes results using a style that balances directness with empathic support. Renata partners with clients to tap into underlying motivators and build targeted skills, which often requires addressing tough internal or external obstacles. In addition to fostering powerful new insights, her style is oriented toward applied learning, where her clients are immediately experimenting with new behaviors on the job. Renata applies a systems mindset, engaging organizational stakeholders to ensure support and sustainability. She collects data and leverages it to heighten awareness and ensure rapid progress toward measurable outcomes.

Her coaching expertise includes aligning purpose with impact, navigating transitions, executive presence, women leaders, relationship management, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence.

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Renata has coached and consulted across a breadth of companies and industries. Prior to launching her own coaching practice, Renata spent nine years at Korn Ferry focused on coaching executives, assessing talent for development and selection purposes, and managing and delivering complex global coaching and leadership development projects. Previously, she was a change leadership consultant at McKesson Corporation, Accenture, and Deloitte Consulting, where she advised global Fortune 500 organizations and drove large scale change initiatives.

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  • Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Duke University
  • B.A. in psychology, University of California at Berkeley (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • International Coach Federation certified
  • Formal training in multiple talent measurement tools and approaches including Hogan, Enneagram, Leadership Circle, and the Korn Ferry Suite of Sectlion and Development Assessments.
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Partial List of Prior Clients

  • Best Buy
  • BioMarin
  • Chevron
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Medtronic
  • Nike
  • Ross Stores
  • Stanford University
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Fun Facts

Renata is a first-generation American, a passionate hiker, and a nature lover. She spent part of her childhood in the Middle East, which led to her lifelong love of international travel. Some of those travels have included trekking through the Everest mountain range in Nepal and climbing the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.