Andrew Neitlich is the Founder and Director of the Center for Executive Coaching, and ICF-accredited ACTP that trains the highest-level professionals from around the world to be leadership and executive-level coaches. He is also the author of Guerrilla Marketing for Coaches (with the late Jay Conrad Levinson), The Way to Coach Executives, and Elegant Leadership: Simple Strategies, Remarkable Results. Andrew received his MBA from Harvard Business School.
The Complete Coach Master Toolkit was developed specifically for the participants of WBECS and it launched in December 2013.
He has a full coaching practice, with a focus on leaders in technology, healthcare, professional services, and complex non-profit organizations. He got into coaching while leading multi-million dollar engagements for a management consulting firms. A client told him straight out, "You don't need to do all of these analyses. I know what we need to do. I need your help to do it" and asked that he shift to a coaching relationship. From there, Andrew made every mistake in the book while building his coaching practice. It took many failures for him to succeed, and he shares these lessons learned openly.
Andrew lives in Sarasota Florida with his wife and three children. Coaching has allowed him to make a great income, work from anywhere in the world, write books, speak, and still play tennis every day while never missing his children's piano recitals, swim meets, or opportunities to volunteer at their schools.