What Clients Say

  • “Susan Battley was invaluable to me in accelerating my professional effectiveness, and provided the insights and expertise to help me become a better leader to my senior staff and entire organization. I would highly recommend Susan and her firm to anyone interested in professional growth and the development of cohesive, performance-driven management teams.”

    —Wes Card
    Chief Executive Officer, 2007-2014
    The Jones Group
  • “Battley distills her years as a trusted CEO adviser into performance-boosting strategies and solutions.”

    —Howard Putnam
    Former CEO
    Southwest Airlines
  • “Susan Battley has been a very valuable advisor to me throughout my tenure as Laboratory Director of Brookhaven National Laboratory. As an expert in the leadership of large, complex organizations, she provided me with astute and creative strategic counsel. As a confidential sounding board, she helped refine my own critical thinking and decision-making. She also served as an advisor to some of the key members of my senior leadership team.”

    —Samuel Aronson
    Former Laboratory Director
    Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • “The insights that Susan Battley has provided me and those who work with me have enabled us to make significant progress as we have grown.  Susan was quick to understand the issues, and provide me with several alternative ways of dealing with them. My leadership skills have benefited tremendously through my association with her.”

    —Margaret M. Cannella
    Global Head of Credit Research & U.S. Corporate Strategy
    JP Morgan
  • “Dr. Susan Battley is ‘a wise guide on the road to greater effectiveness’.”

    —Soundview Executive Book Summaries
  • “I am very grateful for the advice and support I got from Susan Battley at a difficult point in my career. Susan helped me to identify my weak points so that I could address them to improve my performance, as well as my quality of life. I am glad to have had the opportunity to collaborate with her.”
    —A. J. Padilla
    Director General
    NERA  (Madrid) | A Marsh & McLennan Company
  • “Susan’s expertise and insight with respect to the inner workings of senior managers allow her to provide a highly effective coaching experience.”

    —V. Shelton
    Managing Director, Market Risk Management
    JP Morgan
  • “Thank you so much for your invaluable contribution at our careers event. It was hugely successful – our division’s executive vice president, called it one of the best days he’d ever had at the bank.”

    —Sheila Eby
    Vice President
    Chase Global Real Estate Business Services
  • “I wanted to thank you, Susan, for your continued advice and counsel. Executive coaching most certainly has been beneficial to my career. Working with you has opened my mind to new avenues that are filled with opportunities and plenty of upside potential.”

    —Managing Director
    International financial services firm