Hilary Joel

Washington DC Metro Area

Hilary is an executive coach, facilitator and strategic consultant with over 25 years of experience and strong results. She partners with the leadership and management teams of diverse clients in the nonprofit and for profit sectors, helping them advance toward their own definitions of professional and organizational success more deeply, intentionally, sustainably and quickly than they can on their own. Her insightful approach to coaching is informed by her years in management consulting and organizational effectiveness. In addition to one-on-one coaching of top executives, Hilary also works with management teams and nonprofit boards, facilitating customized work sessions, leadership development programs, and retreats. Prior to coaching, Hilary worked at consulting firms AMS/CGI) and at Booz Allen, and as an independent strategic planning consultant across several industries. Hilary received her BA degree, from Princeton University and her MBA from Harvard Business School, where she graduated as a Baker Scholar and was invited to co-author numerous case studies as a Research Fellow. She is accredited as a PCC coach with the ICF and completed the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Program. She is certified in the administration of MBTI, DiSC and The Leadership Circle 360 assessment tool. Hilary is a co-founder and former Board Chair of Compass, which engages business professionals in pro bono consulting and other support of the nonprofit sector. Living out her passion for social impact, she serves on nonprofit boards and advises numerous nonprofit leaders.


“I found the coaching with Hilary to be the most long-term useful/impactful part of our in-house 3-year leadership program. Two specific “aha moments” stand out as very valuable, and I’m not sure I would have stumbled across either of the insights without Hilary’s coaching.” – Chief Scientist, National Research Organization




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“I still regularly do handstands and one-handed cartwheels — a carry-over from younger days as a gymnast.”