Colette Ruoff

Colette Ruoff is an Executive Coach with Corporate Balance Concepts, Inc.

Colette brings more than 10 years of line management experience in financial service firms as well as more than 10 years of executive coaching experience in leadership development. Colette has worked extensively with partners of professional service organizations to improve their interpersonal skills, client leadership skills as well as their people leadership within their firm. She has guided senior leadership teams to enhance communication and accountability to align and become “real teams.” Colette has served clients in a range of industries and firms including McKinsey & Company, Inc., Egon Zehnder, Heidrick & Struggles, Wachovia Securities, Allianz Life Insurance Company, Alliance Bernstein, WPP, Siemens, Lucent, and Johnson & Johnson.

In the field of financial services, Colette has served as a Vice President of the Real Estate lending division of a major New York money center bank and as a Director of the International Investment unit of a large insurance company. Colette received a BA in Finance and Marketing at Hofstra University and an MBA in International Business and Economics from New York University. She is a Certified Gestalt Psychotherapist and has completed a two year study in “depth consulting,” an approach to organizational development that emphasizes the capacity of the consultant to develop and work with learning fields.

Colette lives in New York and spends her free time enjoying the cultural offerings of the city and the beauty of the Hudson Valley.