Meet the Coach

Chip Houghton

With over 25 years of experience coaching leaders, leading teams and delivering results, Chip has helped leaders and organizations perform at the highest levels.

Education + Qualifications

  • ICF Certified Coach
  • Results Certified Coach
  • William James College, Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching
  • Suffolk University, M.S. in Adult & Organizational Learning
  • University of Maine, B.A., Psychology
  • Transformational leadership trained practitioner, Aberkyn (a McKinsey company)

Areas of Expertise

Executive Coaching

  • Leadership transformation 
  • Humanitarian organization leadership
  • Leadership, career and life transitions
  • Emerging leaders


  • HR & Talent Management leadership & strategy
  • Performance management 
  • Talent mobility and acceleration 
  • Talent pipeline development & succession planning
  • Executive HR Advisory

Executive Summary

Chip Houghton is a seasoned and trusted Executive Coach with a track record of results with leaders.  Strong partnerships and acting with integrity are core to his approach.  He has worked as both an internal and external coach, using 360 feedback tools, stakeholder interviews, and other assessments to guide leaders to leverage their strengths, and build new skills and behaviors to transform who they are and what they do.  Chip has coached leaders across industries including financial services, healthcare, technology, media, with non-profits and Humanitarian organizations.  

Chip has significant global HR leadership experience that includes a successful expatriate assignment in Asia, where he developed expertise navigating global networks, understanding diverse cultures, cultivating relationships, and delivering in a fast paced global environment. 

Collaboration is deeply important to Chip and as such, he regularly partners with other talented Executive Coaches and leadership experts in his work. 

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