Sue Ann Gonis

Sue Ann Gonis

Executive Coach
Career Background

Sue Ann's passion lies in the areas of executive, leadership, career, and team coaching. Sue Ann works with leaders and their teams to create and sustain culture change, build partnerships, identify unconscious bias, master change (personal and organizational), and improve communications within, across and between departments. She also facilitates workshops on these topics and serves as a keynote speaker.

Clients consistently commend her results-driven personality combined with her knowledge and energetic and supportive personality. Many of Sue Ann's clients hold international positions in a wide range of industries at companies such as Deloitte , Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Intel, PwC, Accenture, Hitachi, Walt Disney, 20th Century Fox, TCW, Union Bank, LA Opera, Michigan Ross, The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, LA Federal Credit Union, Ericsson, Inc., and Amgen, Inc.


Sue Ann has 20 years of experience as a corporate executive, eight of which were with two Fortune 100 technology companies. She has worked in the areas of organizational development, mergers & acquisitions, strategic accounts, sales operations, and customer service. During her time with Ingram Micro, Sue Ann was selected by CEO/Chairman Jerre Stead to direct corporate culture change initiative for 16,000 associates in 32 countries.

Education & Certifications
  • Chapman University, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

  • University of Redlands, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

  • Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching

  • Graduate certificates in Organizational Development and Nonprofit Executive Leadership

  • The Coaches Training Institute , Certified Co-Active® Professional Coach

  • International Coach Federation, Professional Certified Coach

  • Graduate of the Center for Right Relationship trained as an Organization and Relationship Systems Coach (ORSC)

  • Team Coaching International Certified Facilitator

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certified