Julie Hess

Julie Hess

Instructor, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program
President, Catalyst Consulting and Coaching, Inc.


Julie Hess, President of Catalyst Consulting & Coaching, Inc., is an executive coach and management consultant with nearly 20 years of experience working to improve business results for companies in both the service and manufacturing sectors.  Julie has worked with clients in a broad array of industries including the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, KPMG, Motorola, Kraft Foods, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Arcelor Mittal, Lowe’s, and Navistar. She partners with her clients to address issues including leadership development, leadership team effectiveness, strategic planning and implementation, operational effectiveness, organization assessment and design and change management.

In 2001 Julie completed the intensive, year-long program in Individual and Organizational Coaching at the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, an International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited program. In 2007 Julie was appointed to the faculty of the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara where she coaches groups and individuals attending Institute programs. In addition to coaching groups and individuals in Hudson Institute programs, Julie coaches executives and leadership teams at Fortune 500 companies nationwide to maximize individual and organizational performance.



Year Degree Institution
1996 MEM, Master's in Engineering Manufacturing Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
1996 MBA, Manufacturing Operations & Organizational Behavior Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
1989 BS, Business Administration DePaul University



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