Reta Coburn

As a leadership coach, Reta’s passion is partnering with growth-oriented business professionals and leaders who are focused on elevating their business and leadership impact.

Through her strong interpersonal skills and business experience in executive leadership roles, she is able to understand the challenges executives and leaders face in the workplace. Her depth of experience includes financial services, insurance, professional services, and legal industries in both executive roles and as a corporate board director. This expertise, combined with her specialized training in emotional intelligence has shaped her outcomes-focused coaching philosophy. She partners with clients to support their growth and any needed shifts as they work toward achieving their objectives and goals.


Experience/Education/Specialized Training

More than 30 years of experience in business within diverse industries and in progressive leadership roles

Has held progressive senior executive positions, including most recently as a Canadian President of a Fortune 500 company in insurance and financial services and as a COO of a leading, regional law firm

Has been a corporate board director for more than 10 years with a diverse national organization and is currently appointed board chair of its two federal insurance companies.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration

Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification from Goleman EI, Institute of Corporate Directors designation, and a management studies diploma



Some would say at the top of Reta’s list of hobbies is working, but she enjoys a fire outdoors at night, reading, and her animals. She is Canadian and moved from the suburbs outside of Toronto to a small rural property on Lake Ontario in Ontaria, Canada.