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Orla Castanien

Orla is an executive coach and leadership consultant passionate about empowering leaders to maximize performance, achieve strategic objectives and bring more of who they truly are to their careers. Twenty years of leadership in finance, operations and marketing provide a keen awareness of leadership challenges and allow for a thoughtful and pragmatic approach to navigating organizational change and successful leadership development.

Prior to joining Exetor, Orla was an Executive Coach and Consultant with Sloan Group International, where she partnered with client organizations to provide executive coaching, team facilitation and leadership development. Orla has become a trusted partner to executives in creating sustainable solutions for leadership and organizational challenges. Orla received her consulting training at Deloitte and went on to hold leadership positions in finance, strategic planning and non-profit administration both in Ireland and the U.S., including serving as Chief Financial Officer for Unicare Pharmacy Group, Irelandís first national pharmacy chain. After moving to the U.S., Orla founded Nuada LLC to promote and market the work of Irish artists and designers, and to provide consulting services to small business and Irish government bodies promoting Irish companies in the U.S. Orla is a Volunteer Coach and Workshop Facilitator at The Career Transitions Center, Chicago. She is also actively involved in international aid organizations supporting sustainable development.

Orla Castanien
  • B.S. in Commerce, University College Galway, Ireland
  • Master of Accounting, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • CPI 260 certified
  • LMAP 360 Profiler
  • RAW-Q (Resilience at Work) Assessment & Facilitator certification
  • Realise2 Strengths Assessment certification
  • Genos Emotional Intelligence (EQ) certification
  • iPEC Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner

Orla is a graduate of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching and a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. She is also a member of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations.

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