Laura Eigel, Ph.D.

Coaching and Consulting Experience

Laura is an executive coach with several years’ experience helping leaders improve their personal impact in organizations. Laura specializes in individual and group coaching solutions to advance key talent within organizations. She leverages her Values First™ coaching framework to help clients focus on leading with values to create inclusive cultures through authentic leadership. 

Laura’s values of family, growth, development, achievement, advocacy, and balance have motivated her to lead authentically over her 15+ career as a strategic talent and organizational development executive. Laura is known for giving direct feedback and pushing leaders to answer tough questions about behaviors that are holding them back. She leverages her years of expertise in talent management and executive coaching across various industries and departments to partner with leaders to build, develop and motivate their teams to unparalleled success. 

Laura has co-authored book chapters and has been a conference speaker on topics including generations in the workforce, talent selection, employee development, assessment, technology systems in HR, and is the host of the You Belong in the C-Suite podcast. 

Coaching Areas of Expertise 

  • Executive Coaching 
  • Learning Strategy 
  • High Potential Development 
  • Organizational Assessment 
  • Team Development 

Career Background

Laura has held roles in Fortune 50 companies as an HR executive and was previously the Chief Learning Officer of YPO. She is a member of the Dallas Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Executives Alumni and the VolunteerNOW Young Leaders Council Alumni. She serves on the advisory board for Valence BONDS, a membership organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of Black professionals. Dr. Eigel serves as an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University. She also serves on the faculty of 50/50 Women on Boards, the leading education and advocacy campaign driving the movement toward gender balance and diversity on corporate boards. 

Education and Certifications

Ph.D. Applied Psychology from Southern Illinois University 

B.A., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 

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