Jackie Sloane


Jackie Sloane, MCC, is a seasoned executive coach and consultant, specializing in enhancing ability to achieve significant results and greater well-being through how clients engage others, communicate, cultivate relationships, and lead key initiatives. Jackie has over 25 years’ experience in executive coaching, leadership development, communication and transformation consulting.

The Generative Leadership Communication program she developed has been credited with providing clients with powerful tools for having transformational conversations, unleashing creativity and innovation and reducing production time.

The Transformational Leadership Retreats have provided leaders a powerful way to utilize the focal point of an event to "change the conversation," set a new tone, and create new behaviors and practices, launching culture change in their organizations.

Previously, Sloane Communications, a Chicago-based firm, had provided innovative marketing communication programs that created national visibility; increased sales; resulted in key contracts, favorable acquisitions and offers of acquisitions; direct mail response rates as high as 28% and that produced the desired lobbying result within 24 hours of receipt of a letter packet. She has served leaders, teams and groups at privately-held, public sector, nonprofit and Fortune 500 firms in most industries, including academia, manufacturing, professional services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical products, publishing, consumer products, retail and telecommunications.

She has served clients at Abbott, Accenture, Bank of America, Comcast, Deloitte, Digitas, Exelon, Grant Thornton, Hollister, International Truck and Engine/Navistar, Kraft, PepsiCo, Plante & Moran, Purdue University Northwest and Tribune Company among others. Jackie wrote the Executive Coach column for Executive Travel, an American Express Publishing/Time Inc. magazine for five years, and has written for many publications, including Leadership in Action, the Center for Creative Leadership magazine.


She is certified to use the Center’s assessment tools. Jackie has a background in journalism. She has a B.A. in political science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, has completed graduate work at Columbia College, and numerous leadership, communication, facilitation, coaching and theatre arts trainings. She completed the graduate-level Mastering the Art of Professional Coaching in 1994, and has two coach certifications including the elite Master Certified Coach designation from the International Coach Federation. She is also a Certified Ontological Coach. She is a mentor for Chicago Innovation’s 2018 program for women. She has served on the program committee for the Network of Executive Women’s Annual Leadership Summit, and as its Marketing Chair, and on the advisory board of Working Mother Media’s Multicultural Town Halls.