About Carl Davidson
Specialized Professional Competence
Carl Davidson specializes in partnering with organizational leaders to create and implement broad-scale leadership change by addressing needs surrounding Coaching and Mentoring; Change Management; Strategic Alignment; Team Building and Organizational Development. His experience and strength lie in the following areas:
- Executive level and team coaching
- Developing effective leadership skills among executives and senior management
- Leading large scale sales, marketing and financial strategic change
- Designing and implementing change initiatives linking quality and performance measurement processes
Carl brings more than 30 years of experience as a senior line manager, a business and strategic consultant as well as an executive coach. Carl has succeeded in collaborating with C-suite executives in financial services, manufacturing, health care, telecommunications, semi-conductor and retail organizations, to realize significant and measurable improvements while aligning organizational culture with stated values and principles.
A few of Carl’s noteworthy projects include the development and coaching of a 360 based competency model to 150 senior executives in a financial services company; the creation of performance measurement systems, “dash boards”, for financial and healthcare organizations; the development and implementation of the cultural components of a six sigma initiative; establishment of customer relationship processes as part of sales focused business process improvement redesigns.
Carl has been involved in founding and/or leading the growth of two successful professional and financial services firms during his career. His senior-level corporate positions have encompassed leading new business startups, divisional turnarounds, supplier and alliance partnerships and enterprise-wide strategic change implementation.
In his latest venture, as President of The Davidson Consulting Group, he has been providing strategic consulting and executive coaching to C-suite executives for over 10 + years. Carl has also been a pro bono Mentor Coach for Women’s Unlimited for the past 7+ years.
Most recently Carl has partnered with executives at Shire Pharmaceuticals, Charles Schwab, Pricewaterhouse Coopers,McKesson, Intuit, Johnson & Johnson, Bio-Rad, VMware, PayPal/Ebay, Fireman’s Fund, Levi’s, Pottery Barn, The Standard Insurance Company, NORCAL Insurance, Blue-Shield, Disney and Harris Bank by focusing on the blending of coaching with business strategies.
Carl lived in the Bay Area for over 30 years and now resides in the Phoenix area since 2010. He has earned both his B.A. in History and Political Science and his M.S. in Education from Hofstra University. He also holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Golden Gate University. He is certified in various executive leadership development assessments and account management processes.