Betsy Corley Pickren

Betsy Corley Pickren

Betsy Corley Pickren, M.Ed., CPCC, PCC, CMC

PIONEER: trailblazer, originator, leader. Pioneering leaders today envision a land of service, satisfaction, engagement and results. Do you inspire others? Are you invested in creating a collaborative environment that leverages all the strengths, experience and talent at your disposal?Whether coaching leaders, facilitating managerial coach development or helping leaders create high functioning teams, Betsy creates a safe environment for clients to map and blaze their own trails. She challenges leaders to expand their capacity to learn about the real needs of the people they serve. She takes a holistic approach, analytical AND emotional, to help leaders translate positive intentions into positive action throughout their career. Betsy believes that leaders exist to magnify strengths in themselves, others and the organization or cause they serve.

Representative Business Roles

  • Zenger Miller, an award winning international leadership development organization, first internal consultant
  • Zenger Miller, Executive Vice president of Client Services, co-creator of a world class Client Services Division
  • The Front Line Group, Vice-president, Client Services
  • Exceleration Partners, Founding Partner
  • Wood Fire Leadership, Executive Leadership Coach and Talent Strategist

Selected engagements:

  • Coach to high-level leaders to polish skills and communicate successes for next level consideration
  • Coach in the University System of Georgia Accelerated Leadership Academy
  • Learning and implementation coach to internal professionals who coach high potential hospital executives.
  • Certified Managerial Coach (CMC), Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University – Faculty
  • Coach to High Level and High Potential leaders at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Partial Client List:

Department of Agriculture, City of Atlanta, ALSAC – St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Encompass Health (HealthSouth), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Synchrony Financial, Cox Automotive.


Community Affiliations

  • Member, Advisory Board for Women’s Leadership Program, Reinhardt University
  • Institutional Member, representing Kennesaw State University, Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching (GSAEC).
  • Board Member, Membership and Leadership Development, Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
  • International Coach Federation, ICF Georgia Chapter – Past President
  • Graduate, Gwinnett Senior Leadership
Areas of Coaching Expertise Executive Coaching
Leadership Coaching
Group Coaching
Leadership Development
Coaching Skills for Managers
Meeting Facilitation
Industry & Sector Experience Private sector
State and Federal Government
Functional Experience Secondary Education, Teacher
Executive Committee Member
Vice-President, Client Services
Entrepreneur Non-Profit -Team Leader
Certifications CPCC Certification, CTI, Coaches Training Institute ICF Professional Coach Certification
Advanced Coaching Certificate
Certified Managerial Coach (KSU University)
Team Coaching International
360 Feedback Processes
Harrison Assessment
Genos Emotional Intelligence
Resilience Map and EQ Map
Education Georgia State University, Masters in Education, Adult Education Program Management, University of Georgia, BS.Ed. Young Harris College, A.A
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