Winnie da Silva

New York

Winnie da Silva is an executive coach and leadership consultant with twenty years experience.  Winnie works with a variety of companies: from Fortune 500 to mid-sized companies to growing enterprises to entrepreneurial start-ups.  Clients include the C-Suite, top level executives and emerging leaders. The levers Winnie uses for individual and organizational change and growth include Executive Coaching, Leadership Development and Team Effectiveness. Winnie blends her background in social work and business consulting along with her leadership development and coaching expertise to enable clients to grow and change mindsets and behaviors.  Areas of focus include: shifting mindsets and experimenting with new behaviors; building and leading new organizations and new teams; managing high growth businesses; managing others; building effective teams; communicating effectively; giving and asking for feedback; coaching others, managing stress, adapting to various leadership styles through situational leadership, working successfully with diverse personality preferences, managing change, setting performance expectations, cultivating collaboration and emotional intelligence. Winnie began her career with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in the Change Management practice. During her tenue, Winnie created, executed and enhanced business strategies including large scale strategic change initiatives, training and design, communications, program management, coaching and organizational development.  As the national Director of Learning and Development for Bovis Lend Lease, Winnie designed and executed eight multi-module leadership programs in partnership with Columbia Business School, coached senior executives and managed projects in the areas of leadership development, talent management and HR alignment. Winnie received her bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University, and holds her master’s degree in social work from Columbia University.  She is certified in MBTI, the Hogan Assessment and Social Styles.  She lives in a Harlem brownstone with her husband and three daughters.