Dr. Terry Hildebrandt is an entrepreneur, executive coach, organization development consultant, researcher, and author. He is the founder and CEO of Terry Hildebrandt and Associates, LLC, an organization development and executive coaching consultancy.
Terry has over 18 years of coaching experience and 29 years of business experience. He has dedicated a large portion of his career to executive coaching and organization development. He has worked with companies and organizations in multiple industries including high tech, financial services, manufacturing, professional services, healthcare, insurance, energy, construction, network communications, farming/ranching, government, schools, and nonprofit. He works primarily with mid-level and senior executives including members of the executive committee, board chairs, chief executive officers, vice presidents, directors, and selected promising leaders.
He has worked with the leaders of global business units and their teams to design and implement organizational change initiatives resulting in increased revenue, greater market share, improved executive team effectiveness, and alignment of organizational culture with new business strategies. Terry is an expert in the principles of evidence based coaching, which involves using the best existing theoretical and researched knowledge, in combination with his personal coaching skills and knowledge of the client, to develop and deliver an effective coaching engagement.
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He was formerly at Hewlett-Packard Company for over 22 years where he served in several positions including Master Level Internal Consultant, Reengineering Manager, Business Manager, Production Manager, Sr. Quality Consultant, Manufacturing Development Engineer, and Quality Engineer. He has worked in Germany, Israel, Singapore, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and the United States. Terry also grew up working on his family’s vegetable farm and cattle ranch for over 12 years.
He is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF), a certified Evidence Based Coach from the Fielding Graduate University, a Social & Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach from the Institute for Social & Emotional Intelligence (ISEI), a Certified Productivity Coach, a Book Yourself Solid® Certified Coach from Michael Port, and a Worldwide Association of Business Coaches (WABC) Full Member. He also serves as an executive coach at UCLA Anderson School of Management in the Executive Education and Diversity Leadership programs. Terry is co-author of the book, Leading Business Change for Dummies and is a contributor to blogs, newsletters, and a popular speaker at international conferences.
Terry earned his PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from the Fielding Graduate University. He also holds an MA in Organizational Design and Effectiveness and an MA in Human Development from Fielding along with a BS in Materials Science from Rice University. He has also completed Fielding’s Certificate in Integral Studies and the Certificate in Evidence Based Coaching.