Nancy Larocca Hedley
CEO, Illumine Coaching & Consulting
Nancy Larocca Hedley is an executive coach and workshop facilitator who is passionate about enhancing leadership, teamwork, and collaboration within organizations. She also works with individuals to help align their professional contributions with their natural strengths and passions so they can experience joy and meaning through their work.
Prior to founding her coaching and consulting practice in 2008, Nancy was a Director-level HR Business Partner at Yahoo. In her 10 years with the company, she focused on leadership and employee development, organizational and cultural change, mergers and acquisitions, and talent acquisition.
Today, Nancy’s coaching clients are primarily in the Internet and technology space and have included leaders and teams in organizations such as Dropbox, Simplified Coach, Google, PayPal, eBay, Uber, Visa, LinkedIn, and Yahoo. She is known for her work with high potential leaders at the VP, Director, and Senior Manager level.
Nancy is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation and a graduate of the Academy for Coaching Excellence.
She works extensively with strengths-based tools including StandOut by The Marcus Buckingham Company and StrengthsFinder by The Gallup Organization. She is a certified practitioner of Crucial Conversations, MBTI, The Energy Project, and Tilt 365, and leads workshops on Managing Unconscious Bias and (how to) Be The Ally. She has studied Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching with CRR Global, Organizational Development with the Center for Human Systems, and the Enneagram with Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition. As a dedicated practitioner of meditation, yoga, and dance, she weaves mindfulness and somatic-based approaches into her work with leaders and teams.