Peter A. James, Ph.D.

Dr. James is a certified and credentialed business and leadership coach who focuses on helping executives and businesses transform from average to high-performing.

Peter’s passion is to use his masterful high-performance coaching skills to help individuals and leaders deepen their learning, and heighten their performance, ultimately, enhancing their quality of life and helping them realize their full potential. He believes that all individuals (regardless of demographics) are capable of developing and improving their intellectual, emotional, and creative capacities.

Experience and Recognition

With more than 10 years as a business and leadership coach, Peter moves clients from ordinary to extraordinary performance by helping them shift their mindset and improve collaboration

His personal experience and unique perspective allows him to address the roadblocks, hurdles, and obstacles of the corporate landscape, helping executives and leaders navigate to a place of understanding and partnership

Peter is a published author on the topics of leadership, emotional intelligence, diversity and inclusion, and organizational performance. His training, facilitation, and coaching skills propel executives and leaders to greater heights, enabling them to achieve beyond what they thought was possible

Education/Specialized Training

Peter holds a doctorate in organization and leadership and a master’s in business administration


Peter loves a good conversation, all things sports and enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends. He is currently trying to pick up golf (it’s so time-consuming!) and is intrigued by real estate. He is originally from New York City, but currently lives in Chicago.