Barb White, Principal/Founder


For two decades, Barb has coached hundreds of executives and managers to deepen their existing leadership skills and develop new ones. Her clients are often aiming to increase their impact as strategic thinkers and communicators, build highly engaged teams, and/or transform strenuous work lives. Barb helps them step back, assess what’s working, and adjust in order to better leverage their unique leadership strengths.

She has worked with leaders across a variety of sectors including technology, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, government, and not-for-profits, among others. In addition to one-on-one coaching, Barb also consults with leadership teams who want to build greater alignment around shared goals and lead successful organizational change initiatives.

She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Anderson School of Management at The University of New Mexico and was President of the New Mexico Chapter of the International Coaching Federation. Prior to forming her business in 2000 she held corporate roles in information technology and advertising.

Barb holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coaching Federation and completed a comprehensive coach training program through Coach University. She has trained in leadership and organizational development through a variety of institutions including the NTL Institute in Washington, D.C. and Interaction Associates.

Credentials, Certifications, Education:

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coach Federation
  • Graduate, Coach University’s 2-year Coach Training Program
  • Emotional Intelligence Certification (Bar-On EQ-i)
  • 360 Leadership Assessments (Center For Creative Leadership and MRG)
  • Adult Development Theory | Narrative Coaching | Neuroscience of Change
  • DISC Behavioral Style Inventory
  • MBA, Global Management and BA, Communication
  • Fellow, Institute of Coaching, at McLean/Harvard

Consulting Associates
On broader consulting projects, Barb partners with accomplished colleagues who share a commitment to doing impactful work.

Barbra White Coaching & Consulting, LLC is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and serves clients internationally.