David Rickabaugh

Certified Leadership Coach and Consultant

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As an experienced leader with 30 years of business experience, David leverages his education in coaching psychology to work with clients using an evidence-based approach.  He focuses on leadership development, increasing productive communication, innovation, and developing self and systems awareness.   He also works with leaders with ADHD to maximize their potential.

David is an adept strategic and systems thinker, challenging his clients to think more broadly and lead on a global scale.  He’s known for being a deep listener with a warm, engaging style, and for creating a trusting environment, which allows clients to take the kinds of risks required for sustainable change.

He holds a Master of Science in Coaching Psychology from the University of Sydney, a Master of Science in Information Systems from DePaul University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from UC Santa Barbara. He lives in Seattle.

  • Master of Science in Coaching Psychology, University of Sydney (Australia)
  • Certified in the Leadership Circle 360
  • Certified in Hogan Personality Assessments
  • Coaching experience at all levels – C-Suite to individual contributor, SMB to Fortune 500, public and private sectors
  • Experienced as a business leader with 25+ years of P&L ownership
  • 15+ years of active personal development work
  • Remodeled 2 homes myself, practically rebuilding one of them
  • Experienced the great adventure of moving to Sydney, Australia for 3 years
  •  Getting SCUBA certified and diving the Great Barrier Reef
  • Executed a major career change late in life
  • Getting married for the first time in my 50s, to my husband Wyatt
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David has ridden his bike 545 miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles 4 times to help stop HIV & AIDS.