Leadership Coach


Ed Evarts Leadership CoachEd Evarts, Leadership Coach



With over thirty years of innovative leadership and management experience, Ed possesses the ability to build awareness, create action, and deliver results for large organizational and smaller family business leaders. He has partnered with key leaders in biotechnology, business-to-business services, financial services, healthcare, and government services. His clients include Biogen, Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Boston Foundation, Bright Horizons, Cabot Risk Strategies, Constant Contact, Covidien, Dyax Pharmaceuticals, Eaton Vance, edX, GMAC, Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, ICIC, Johnson & Johnson, Keurig, Kronos, Lahey Health, Liberty Mutual, Ortholite, Partners Healthcare, Suffolk, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

Ed also coached international executives in the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School. His clients included business professionals from countries such as Brazil, Bulgaria, Columbia, Denmark, India, Ireland, Japan, and Russia. In his former role as President of the New England Chapter of the International Coarch Federation (ICF), Ed was deeply involved in advancing the coaching profession.

Ed has held leadership roles at Iron Mountain, the (former) Federated Department Stores, and the (former) May Department Stores. As a coach and as a human resources executive, he has supported leaders at all levels of an organization, in a variety of high-impact business areas including account management, engineering, nance, human resources, information technology, legal, marketing, product development, product management, operations, and sales.

He is the author of the book, Raise Your Visibility & Value: Uncover the Lost Art of Connecting on the Job and is a co-author of No Winner Ever Got There Without a Coach, with Dr. Pam Brill and David Rock.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas and received a Certificate in Applied Project Management from Boston University. Ed is a qualified administrator of the EQi2.0 Emotional Intelligence assessment, Team Emotional Intelligence Survey, the Hogan Assessment Series, Raise Your Visibility Indicator, TypeCoach Verifier, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instrument, and the FIRO-B Interpersonal Orientation assessment.

He is a Professional Certified Coach with the ICF and a Board Certified Coach with the Center for Credentialing and Education. Ed is a member of the National Speakers Association, a volunteer coach for the Babson College Coaching and Leadership & Training Program, and the weekly team moderator at the Senior Human Resources Network.


  • The International Coach Federation
  • National Speakers Association
  • Institute of Coaching Professional Organization
  • Northeast Human Resources Foundation
  • The New Talent Management Network
  • Senior Human Resources Network

Professional Certifications

  • Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Board Certified Coach, Center for Credentialing and Education

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