Leigh Bailey, MA
Leigh Bailey brings a mix of business acumen and leadership expertise to his coaching style. He is a great listener and skilled at asking thought-provoking questions. At the same time, he is willing to offer the knowledge he has gained from coaching leaders for more than 20 years. His clients value his ability to understand their business situation, broaden their perspective and hold them accountable to their commitments and goals.
As Founder and CEO of The Bailey Group, Leigh works with executive-level leaders and leadership teams. Through executive coaching, team building, strategic planning and consulting, Leigh has helped hundreds of leaders and teams reach their highest potential and achieve their business outcomes since 1989. His industry experience includes banking, financial services, insurance, advertising and marketing, health care, medical technology, law firms and distribution services.
Leigh sharpened his skills as a business leader and consultant in the financial services industry in various leadership and consulting roles. As an executive coach and consultant, Leigh has become an expert at facilitating coaching processes that sustain long-term behavior change in individuals and organizations.
He earned his Master’s Degree in Human Development from St. Mary’s University. He has served as an instructor and advisor in the Masters of Human Development Program at St. Mary’s University. He is the co-author of Grown-Up Leadership: The Benefits of Personal Growth for You and Your Team and its corresponding workbook, and author of Taking Charge of Your Career. Leigh is also on the board of CaringBridge, a non profit organization that connects family and friends who are experiencing a health challenge.
In his spare time, Leigh is an amateur scholar in Buddhist psychology and a half-marathon runner. He enjoys spending time at his lake cabin in northern Minnesota and taking trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).
- Results-Based Leadership Development
Coaching from the CEO’s Chair: “Being CEO of The Bailey Group makes me a better coach beacuse I live the realities of day to day business challenges. We hold a special niche in leadership development because we have all been managers and executives and we are also certified coaches and hold Master’s Degrees in Psychology or Counseling.”
Core Service Focus:
- Executive coaching
- Senior leadership alignment and team development
- Founder, CEO of The Bailey Group since 1989
- Banking management for 10 years
- Sales and sales management
- Career development coaching and consulting
- Master’s in Human Development
- Bachelors in Mathematics