Nancy Capistran is an award-winning, internationally certified executive coach, motivational speaker, and trusted advisor. She is Principal of Capistran Leadership, LLC, and Crisis Interception, LLC.
Nancy is also a best-selling, internationally published author. Open Your Eyes and LEAD shows readers how to become a positive force in the world and how to balance and manage omnipresent tensions while striving for leadership excellence. Capistran shares inspirational stories and advice from her 30+ year career to help both seasoned and emerging leaders develop intentionality and sustain and maintain their core values and beliefs even when life’s pressures dictate otherwise.
She knows firsthand about extreme, abrupt, and unpredictable life experiences. Her bird’s-eye view comes from being in the trenches and at the frontlines of several of life’s most challenging times. Her “rebound-ability” has helped her to develop tried and true street-smart approaches to make traction and thrive through intensity. She brings thoughtful, visionary, and intelligent approaches that are grounded in real-world solutions. She has a contagious positive mental outlook with a spirit of steel. Nancy is often referred to as “911” for senior-level leaders.
Nancy is passionate about accelerating success by challenging the status quo. She offers a unique opportunity for her clients to fuel growth and innovation through a different lens. Capitalizing on her lifetime of character-building experiences, combined with her talents as a highly skilled leader for companies ranging in size from start-ups to multi-billion-dollar international organizations, Nancy has unfailingly infused herself with optimistic energy and a clear vision. Many have remarked on how Nancy radiates positive energy. Her experiences, guidance, and natural storytelling skills move people in a way that inspires them to reach for and acquire higher levels of achievement.
For the past three decades, Nancy has held a wide range of positions and responsibilities in the specialty areas of corporate risk, compliance, and ethics; strategic planning and implementation; global crisis management; international program management; business administration and operations
management; talent management; organizational development; retail/wholesale management; plus sales, service, marketing, procurement, new product development, manufacturing, and finance.
Nancy holds a BSBA from Northeastern University, a Master’s Certification in Project Management (GWCPM) from George Washington University, and a Certificate in Leadership from Boston University. She is an accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is also a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and a Certified Energy Leadership Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), one of the largest ICF-accredited coach training schools in the world. Additionally, Nancy is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Citizens Academy, and an active member of the Alumni Association.
Nancy is a sought-after inspirational speaker. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and many other news and business outlets. She has been regularly highlighted on live radio shows like iHeartRADIO – Winning Business Radio, and WCRN830 – News Talk Radio.