Leslie Scharfe

Brain-Based Executive Coach and Teacher

Hometown/Current City: Billings, MT/ Billings, MT

College:  BA from Westmont College in Communication Studies, MA from Gonzaga University in Organizational leadership.

Leslie had the opportunity to spend time in six states over four years, before planting her roots back in Billings. She was fortunate to land a job that lets her follow her dream–helping people be the best version of themselves. While she remains humble about her work, her clients will tell you she has had a profound impact on their lives, often sharing deeply moving stories about the impact of their coaching relationship.

  • Leslie is certified in Brain Based Coaching through theNeuroLeadership Institute (NLI)
  • Since receiving her credential from the International Coaching Federation she has acquired 1000+ hours of ACC level coaching.
  • Leslie has worked in event management, college coaching, the non-profit sector, and higher education as an Adjunct Professor.
  • Leslie brings her coaching methodology, organizational leadership background, and business experience together to help teams and companies reach the goals they set.
  • Leslie’s coaching style demonstrates her passion for helping clients learn how to improve the way they think in order to achieve better results in life, relationships, and leadership.


Leslie is one of the most focused and organized people you will meet. She balances her work at Elation with part-time college teaching, running a business with her husband, and being a mom. She does all of this with unwavering commitment. Someday, Leslie would love to live and work overseas with her kids and husband

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