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Executive Coaching Services

Drawing on more than 30 years of executive leadership experience, Dr. David Chinsky is in high demand as a mentor, trainer, and executive coach.

A Typical Coaching Engagement

  • Pre-launch conversation with coaching candidate to ensure mutual fit
  • Discovery meeting with the executive sponsor to identify desired outcomes of the coaching engagement
  • Completion of The D.O.S. Conversation, a 12-month visioning exercise
  • Collection of 360 feedback data, if requested
  • Preparation of a confidential 360 feedback report for the executive being coached
  • One-on-one and/or group coaching, three times a month, for up to an hour each conversation
  • Access to on-demand phone and/or email coaching between scheduled coaching sessions
  • Selected leadership assessments, as appropriate
  • Touch-base sessions with the executive sponsor at the mid-point and at the end of the engagement
  • Optional access to Fit Leaders Academy, a comprehensive online leadership development resource

What Our Clients Are Saying...

David was extraordinarily helpful to me at a time when I faced major leadership and career challenges.

He was a calm and steady hand at the wheel, resolved and tough–all qualities that I needed to assume myself and he helped me do so. I cannot recommend him enough.”

Leah Binder
The Leapfrog Group

David's practical, structured and balanced approach helped me grow my career as a strategic healthcare executive.

He helped me establish a strong foundation for success, even as I moved across the country, developed teams and executed on plans and strategies.  I did this while maintaining healthy relationships with my friends, children and wife.  David's coaching has been invaluable!!”

Andy Zukowski
Chief Financial Officer
UNC REX Healthcare

David exemplifies all the qualities of a “FIT” Leader.

He’s visionary, charismatic, practical and absolutely committed to excellence. He teaches and coaches business leaders to dream big and to embrace those dreams with heart and head and body. His generosity of spirit is only equaled by his energetic drive to make things happen. ”

Barbara Grigsby
Vistage Michigan

Both 1:1 and in a group context, David listens so actively that the conversations yield more insights than from anyone else I have ever worked with.

The combination of this strength with his real-world experience in the business world makes him a powerful partner.”

Kevin Norris
General Counsel

David provided leadership consultation and training to my staff and colleagues.

Additionally, I had the wonderful opportunity to receive coaching from David. He is a highly gifted and knowledgeable coach and trainer. He has a supportive manner of stretching those he coaches. I continue to apply much of what I learned from him and frequently review my notes in order to further develop my skills as a leader.”

Diane Lindsay
Director of Clinical Operations
Macomb-Oakland Regional Center

I've had the pleasure of working with David both through Fit Leaders Academy and also as my executive coach.

David has helped me integrate a number of new, innovative management tools in my own work. He is a thoughtful listener and gets to the core of issues - offering great guidance toward practical, actionable solutions. He's an outstanding coach that I highly recommend.”

Martin Dober
Invest Detroit

David is an experienced, charismatic leader with an unquenchable drive for excellence.

His unique combination of senior level business acumen and facilitation/training skills make him the ideal development coach for exceptional leaders. Those working with David will appreciate his creativity, commitment to quality, and outstanding people skills.”

Corinne M. Smereka
Director, Corporate Business Development/Professional Development
SAE International

David was key and critical for both my professional and personal growth.

His collaborative style and real time feedback as my executive coach was a game changer for me and accelerated a very steep learning curve. I would highly recommend both Fit Leaders Academy and David's superior Executive Coaching programs.”

Andrew Presley
General Manager

David creates a useful platform for executives to grow and push through to the next level in their careers.

David has been a valuable adviser and coach to me for the past three years and has helped me to transition to a more senior role in my organization.  I would strongly recommend David’s coaching services to others moving or trying to move up in their organization.”

Larisa Avner Trainor
General Counsel
Cambridge Information Group