George Leftwich

George LeftwichExecutive Coach & Consultant, Leftwich Leadership Consulting

George is a seasoned executive coach and leadership consultant with deep expertise in the financial services industry, providing a range of executive coaching, leadership training and consulting services for the last 10 years. He works with organizations, teams and leaders to define and achieve strategic goals and create exceptional workplace and team cultures. Results include improved productivity, performance and engagement.

George has an extensive background in business with over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry including senior leadership positions at top asset management and private equity firms. He has combined this practical corporate experience with formal training in psychology, somatic therapy and conscious leadership. This diversity of experience and expertise results in a unique set of practical processes and tools to facilitate transformation for clients.  

George most recently held the position of Vice President of Strategy and Communications for Research Affiliates, a hedge fund and global leader in smart beta and asset allocation. Prior to this, he served as Vice President of Institutional Sales and Marketing for Ariel Investments, an investment firm specializing in small in mid-capitalized stocks. George began his career in investment banking at Chase Securities, and later became Associate Director of the AIG African Infrastructure Fund, the largest private equity fund devoted to Africa at the time.

Leftwich holds an economics degree from Princeton University where he was captain of the varsity men’s basketball team and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. In addition, he holds a Masters in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and a certification in Integrative Body Psychotherapy.