Colette Pellissier, CPCC, ACC | David Couper Consulting

Colette Pellissier, CPCC, ACC

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Colette Pellissier shares more than two decades of Fortune 100 organizational consulting, leadership development and executive coaching experience through her professional practice. She is committed to the cultivation of inclusive, generative work cultures as a foundation for the greatest levels of employee engagement, sustainably high service & product quality, and breakthrough business results. Her clients range from C-Suite to high potentials & line managers alike, and she receives accolades from her individual clients as well as those she serves in teams and large group formats.

Colette supports her clients to create greater impact and solve their most pressing problems with an approach that is holistic & strengths-based laced with humor, and integrates broad business acumen with deep experience in change management, transitions, appreciative inquiry, emotional intelligence, positive psychology, spiritual psychology, mindfulness, as well as native and Eastern wisdom traditions.


Leading with emotional intelligence, conversational intelligence, women’s leadership development, transcending diversity to cultivate inclusive leadership & cultures, leadership presence and resilience, productivity breakthroughs, coaching skills for line managers at all organizational levels, organization culture transformation, change management, employee engagement, talent retention, talent succession, high performance collaboration, bridging generational, cultural and gender bias, integrated ways of being and doing within and across individuals, teams, departments & geographies.

industry background & education

Colette has expertise in consumer products, manufacturing, healthcare and a variety of other industries. She has more than thirty years’ direct career & leadership experience in large global enterprises, in virtually every functional discipline, with extensive insights in portfolio management, new product design, commercialization and production, as well as end to end supply chain integration and customer delight.
Undergraduate degree from Purdue University, Distinguished Graduate; MBA from Vanderbilt University; MA in Spiritual Psychology from University of Santa Monica with an emphasis in Consciousness, Health & Healing. Certifications include Coaches Training Institute (CPCC); International Coach Federation (ACC); Positive Psychology; Myers Briggs Foundation | MBTI

noted accomplishments

  • Award-winning Women’s Leadership Development Program design, participant nominated.
  • Site-wide line manager development program transformed trust in a site’s leadership capability which enabled multi-million dollar asset investment (and saved multiple millions in expansion investment).
  • Celebrated thought partner to Human Resource / People & Organization Executives in large scale organizational transformation programs, design through implementation.
  • Served multiple terms on Purdue University Alumni Board of Directors.