Christine Kinney

Christine Kinney, Leadership Coach
Charlotte, NC USA

Leadership and Executive Coach

With more than 25 years of experience, Christine brings a unique blend of expertise in executive coaching, assessments, Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ), Emotional Intelligence (EQ), job fit, communication strategy, and leadership development and training.

As an executive coach, Christine has a strong track record of working with C-suite leaders and others to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential.

Having witnessed the powerful benefits of coaching in her own life, she is passionate about mentoring and inspiring others—especially emerging leaders. 

Coaching Focus

The transformation of individuals, teams and cultures.

Coaching Philosophy

Individuals thrive when they have clear direction and understand how their role contributes to their organization’s success. When leaders communicate their vision with clarity and passion, they can enroll others to participate with excitement and commitment. I coach leaders by helping them articulate their vision and motivate others to join them in moving their organization forward.


  • Certified C-IQ Enhanced Skills Coach
  • Core Essential Graduate, CoachU
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC), ICF
  • Certified DISC+Values Coach, Institute Success
  • Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (DISC)
  • Certified Professional Motivators Analyst (Driving Forces)
  • Certified Professional Emotional Intelligence Analyst (EQ)
  • Certified Professional Trimetrix HD Analyst (Acumen)
  • Certified Workplace Stress Assessment

Worth Mentioning

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Bowling Green State University
  • Vice President of Membership, ICF-Charlotte Chapter
  • SEED20 Coach, Social Venture Partners, Charlotte, NC
  • Facilitated leadership team retreat for Adventure Cycling Association, Missoula, MT
  • Moderated Montana de Luz board retreat, Honduras
  • Led strategic planning session for Crossroads Career Center, Charlotte, NC

Prior to Coaching

Before becoming a coach, Christine held senior leadership positions for a number of organizations large and small in a variety of different industries, including financial services, insurance, education, utilities and consulting.