Coleen McCray

Clemmons, North Carolina, USA

13 reviews
Soar Coach since November 2018

About Coleen

Certified Executive/Leadership/Career Coach (USA and International)

Hi, I’m Coleen McCray, a Certified Executive/Leadership Coach and CEO of Paragon Coaching Group, and you have come to the right place for professional and accredited coaching. Are you ready to clarify your goals, create a path forward and overcome obstacles in the way? What brings you here? Do you want… • To grow as a leader? • To increase your team’s performance, cohesiveness and/or accountability? • Help with transitioning to a new leadership position? • Acceleration of your career trajectory? • To identify your innate gifts/talents and leverage those for more fulfillment in your work and/or personal life? • Help with navigating your organization’s politics ? • Help with focus among competing priorities and achieving balance ? • To strengthen your executive presence? • Increased capacity to influence teams and your organization? • Your best self to show up at work?

Professionals who have worked with me become more aware of their greatness and how to transform their potential to performance and fulfillment. Let’s talk and get you on the path to live the life that you would want lived if you had a chance to look back! Please email me at coleen.mccray2@gmail.com.

Short Personal Bio

An expert in inspiring excellence and advancing potential, Coleen McCray is a Certified Executive/Leadership Coach and is most passionate about developing emerging leaders and assisting seasoned leaders in path formation to their goals. Leveraging a unique blend of professional training in business, psychology and coaching with over 30 years of leadership experience in Information Technology (IT), Coleen works with clients to successfully adjust to a new position, obtain a promotion or change in desired career path and/or prepare for expansion of responsibilities. By asking thought-provoking questions and offering practical, real-world experience, she acts as a “thought partner” to help clients gain clarity, shift thinking and develop targeted strategies necessary to drive positive and measurable change in behavior in themselves, their organizations and their teams. Coleen coaches leaders from the Manager/Director level up to the C-level. She is a Founding Member of Powersource Coaching Program for Women In Technology International (WITI) and an Executive Coach with the CIO Executive Council. In VP and Director roles in the financial services and law firm software industries, Coleen led the realignment of software development organizations to meet product demand and built trusted organizations that engendered cooperation and genuine alliances between IS organizations and their stakeholders needed to achieve maximized value-based results. At Republic Mortgage Insurance Company, Coleen’s leadership figured heavily in the transformation of the IS organization to a value-driven lean organization that succeeded against competitors tenfold in size. An expert bridge builder, Coleen has directed Acquisition Integrations at Inmar where she led a corporate wide team that thoughtfully worked to join acquired firms with Inmar and achieve exponential growth.

Coleen holds an MBA from Wake Forest University, an MS in Counseling from Stetson University and a BS in Economics from Duke University. She can be reached at coleen.mccray2@gmail.com or 336.486.7017.

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