Tricia Manning

Author | Speaker | Executive Coach

Tricia is a certified Executive Coach with 25 years in leadership positions having reached the c-suite as only 1 of 2 female executives at the table.

Tricia Manning is a certified executive coach and has been a student of human behavior all of her life. At the age of 5 years old, her father was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and her mom became full-time caregiver and breadwinner. This early experience influenced Tricia’s values, beliefs and style as she rose through the ranks in corporate America to become 1 of only 2 women on the executive leadership team. In 2016, Tricia faced an unexpected health crisis. She made the difficult decision to end her corporate career but wasn’t ready to stop helping others. With a passion to grow strong leaders and fight for gender diversity in the boardroom, she began her own coaching practice.

Her unique corporate background gives her a clear understanding of the personal and professional challenges that senior business leaders face today. She brings real-life expertise around talent, culture and leadership to every coaching engagement and is committed to helping individuals, teams and organizations accelerate performance.

Tricia Speaking to a gentleman

Tricia believes this can be done with authenticity and by staying true to personal values, beliefs, and leadership styles.

  • Trusted advisor to C-suite and executives
  • Inspirational leadership through periods of disruptive change
  • Passion for leadership development and long track record of building high performing teams
  • Connecting people with business outcomes through leadership development, culture changes and organizational design


My personal core values…

Kindness & Respect

Value diversity; treat others with fairness, dignity and compassion


Being of sound moral principle; honest, sincere and “walking the talk”

Meaningful Work

Doing and providing work that has purpose and significance

Personal Growth

Continual, self-learning and open to new experiences

Tricia Manning Heart


  • Executive Coaching
  • New Leader Assimilation
  • Leadership Development
  • Change Management
  • Organizational Assessment


  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, Florida State University
  • ICF Certified Coach
  • AIIR Consulting, Coaching Mindset Certification
  • BMGI Certification, Performance Excellence Champion & Strategic Planning via Hoshin Kanri
  • Governing for Nonprofit Excellence, Harvard Business School
International Coach Federation
International Coach Federation
International Coach Federation
International Coach Federation


While participating in the Group Coaching Circle, I’ve found the sessions to quickly help me reach my potential while facing the fear of changing industries.  Tricia’s lessons are empowering through motivational conversation, recommending incredible resources and helping to build the confidence necessary to have a winning attitude.  Tricia is an inspiring coach with a wealth of knowledge and cultivates a culture that promotes valuable peer to peer learning in addition to the insights that we get directly from her.

Tara Scalise, Director of Process Improvement, Superior Group of Companies

It was so great to hear you speak yesterday. It just reminded me of all the uplifting and heartfelt conversations you gave us over the years! I loved the message and am really going to do some soul searching. I do want that upper level leadership but really need to think of what it means to me (my bucket list) so thank you so much for the time yesterday!

Rebecca Matthews, Director of Operations, Catalina

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