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Nancy Scheel, PCC

Nancy Scheel, PCC

Executive Coach

I believe that everything we encounter in life, including our workplace, offers us an opportunity to develop and grow as individuals.

When we gain greater self-awareness, understanding and skill, we become able to respond to persistent challenges and achieve goals in new and different ways.

As an executive coach, my mission is to enable leaders and other professionals to contribute the most with their unique strengths. When they grow with new levels of effectiveness and confidence, everyone benefits: their teams, colleagues and organizations.


To her coaching, Nancy brings:
  • 20+ years of corporate experience
  • Expertise in training and communications
  • Equal effectiveness in coaching thinkers, feelers and action-oriented clients
  • A way of working with the whole person, including thoughts and emotions, behavior and physiology, and social and physical environment
  • A direct and gentle style of supporting clients
  • Keen perception and intelligence
  • International Coach Federation (ICF) certification
Nicole T.

Senior Executive

My coaching work with Nancy was the most impactful professional development experience of my career.

What I could not have imagined at the onset of our work was the phenomenally positive effect it would have on my personal life. I was better able to deal with change; whether acting as a change agent, observing change in others, reacting to it with less stress or negotiating it with others to more productive ends. With Nancy’s warm, strong presence and intuition I knew I was in capable hands.  She loves what she does and it is expressed in her work.

Executive Coaching

Pressure. Deadlines. Metrics. Performance. Even for bright, capable professionals, the typical corporate environment can challenge our sense of effectiveness and well-being.


As an executive coach, Nancy helps professionals develop a more conscious, intentional and personally effective approach in the workplace.

She works with clients to help them discover how reacting out of habit, or being on “autopilot,” does not produce the personal or business results they want. Instead, they learn to reflect on what’s happening around them, and consciously choose the most appropriate and effective behaviors or actions. They use intention and perspective to align their thoughts, actions and results, and they experiment with different ways of managing themselves and interacting with others.

This approach increases their power to get things done in the organization as they become better leaders, feel more personal satisfaction and confidence, and use their unique talents and energy to contribute more positively.

Mona Hoffman

President, Paoli LLC

I gained valuable insights that I have continued to explore in my quest to develop authentic leadership skills.

I had just started a leadership role in a new company and sought Nancy’s coaching expertise to help me engage quickly with my new boss and direct reports. Nancy skillfully guided me to discover not only the idiosyncrasies of those I would be working with, but also how my own tendencies would play into how they responded to me. Through Nancy’s ability to listen and discern deeper meaning, I gained valuable insights that I have continued to explore in my quest to develop authentic leadership skills.

Professional Experience

The strength of Nancy’s 20+ years of corporate experience lies in the breadth of her exposure to different functions and her ability to rapidly grasp presented issues — a necessity for executives who want to be quickly understood.


In each of her roles, she has collaborated with all levels and functions of the organization, providing her with a deep understanding of the personalities and interconnectedness of both the people and work areas that an executive must oversee. Even in diverse roles, she has frequently been singled out by leaders as a trusted advisor, having the capability to foresee and articulate the potential impact of different decisions or actions.

Nancy’s corporate expertise includes communications (executive, internal and marketing communications), instructional design, and training and technology. She has worked in diverse industries, including healthcare, energy, telecommunications, technology, education and the nonprofit sector.

Nancy has been coaching senior leaders, individual contributors and other coaches since 2005. She also maintains her work as a corporate communications consultant and writer.

Randy Y.

HR Director, [company confidential]

Nancy has an amazing coaching style that facilitates learning and growth.

She has a strong technical command of the coaching methodology. Most importantly, Nancy pushes me at times to work on the tough topics and still has deep compassion for her clients. I recommend her highly!


Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a master’s degree in instructional design from Syracuse University.

As a coach, she earned certifications from the rigorous New Ventures West program, and from the International Coach Federation. She has also served as New Ventures West faculty, supporting students on their own quests to become qualified coaching professionals.

Nancy’s life experiences also give her unique insights into achieving work-life balance and optimizing one’s energy. Responding to a major health challenge in 2011, she made significant personal lifestyle changes with discipline and focus. She continues to carry out daily practices that support health and well-being, including diet, meditation and Qigong.

It’s time.

Achieve measurable change in your leadership performance and capacity.

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