An enduring student of humanity, Tim JohnPress has spent the past 30 years exploring and unlocking the mysteries of human potential and performance. His experience has championed powerful transformations for his clients to live purposefully, lead authentically and prosper financially.
Since 1997, Tim JohnPress has been a trusted advisor to leading executives, elite teams and high-achieving business owners, helping them identify opportunities and leverage challenges to achieve greater levels of fulfillment, impact and growth. Clients are “pleasantly surprised” to discover how their expanded perspective and enlightening insights sharpen their strategic expertise and hone their skills to achieve real outcomes that matter.
Tim’s coaching and leadership credentials include the following:
Graduate of Coach University
Master Certified Coach candidate, International Coaching Federation
Senior Consultant, The Leadership Circle, Inc.
Senior Consultant, Full Circle Group, Inc.
Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Tim has facilitated results-generating programs in the areas of Next-Level Leadership, strategic alignment, high performance teamwork, business effectiveness and organizational transformation that liberates latent potential by increasing leadership intelligence, leveraging strategic prowess and igniting effective execution.
Tim’s unique background of electrical engineering coupled with extensive self-actualization studies offers clients the right balance of pragmatic activity and enlightening inquiry. His clients appreciate his down to earth professionalism and pragmatic, collaborative coaching style that leads to co-created, actionable solutions. They appreciate his deeply respectful and insightfully honest feedback.
Tim’s clients routinely experience breakthroughs in these areas:
Highly effective leadership
Deeply aligned and cohesive teams
Accelerating and sustaining change
Organizational design and effectiveness
Tim has successfully coached and consulted with executives and teams from leading enterprises and organizations including MasterCard, Honda, Dolby Labs, Dell, Notre Dame University, MD Anderson, the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and Medical University of South Carolina.
Prior to founding JohnPress Leadership Advisory, Tim was a principal consultant for SLI where he led a team of coaches and consultants instrumental in growing the firm over 200% in three years. Preceding his business and coaching career, Tim served as Field Engineer for the U.S. military managing the operation and performance of their top secret communication systems in Central Texas. Additionally, Tim worked as an engineer in the high tech sector for several years designing integrated circuits for companies such as Motorola and technology startups. From 2001-2005 Tim was a featured leadership and coaching columnist for the Austin Business Journal. He currently resides with his wife Tova and daughter Ally in Austin, TX.
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A seasoned Executive Leadership Consultant, Personal Coach and business owner, Tova has a rich background in individual and organizational dynamics. She has over 10+ years’ experience developing and coaching executive leaders and leadership programs, as well as working with business owners and entrepreneurs. Tova’s broad knowledge base in human behavior and development coupled with business expertise enables leaders at all levels to accelerate personal growth and business performance. Her unwavering commitment to developing consciously competent leaders generates clients, teams and organizations that perform with improved alignment, productivity and clarity enabling them to craft extraordinary and sustainable bottom line results.
A lifelong student of humanity and a committed student of herself, Tova’s passion and the central focus of her life have been how human beings grow and develop in wisdom and personal effectiveness. She has a talent for creating the kind of compassionate and focused environment within which people readily stretch into their potential. She provides a pathway for individuals to make the highest and best use of themselves, their lives and their leadership by helping them more fully deploy all of who they are to lead a life consistent with their highest aspirations. Tova brings a grounded presence, keen intuition and razor sharp focus to her coaching assisting clients to expand self-awareness, courageously communicate with others, build effective and fulfilling relationships and generate successful financial outcomes.
A graduate of The School for The Work of Byron Katie, Tova powerfully translates The Work into her coaching by facilitating clients as they question beliefs and behavioral patterns that derail success. A hallmark of her coaching is that it is profoundly transformational. Specifically, by identifying and upgrading one’s personal IOS (Internal Operating System), individuals create coherence within themselves and their teams, and become more effective at unlocking the collective wisdom of the organizations they lead. Clients find that for the first time they are truly capable of mastering their leadership.
Tova provides executive and personal coaching, education, facilitation, and consulting services. She is certified in The Leadership Circle 360 Assessment, The Promise of Leadership, Leader To Leader Training and Pulse Survey Assessment. A sampling of Tova’s clients includes Honda, Wells Fargo, Cypress Point Wealth Management, Luminex Corporation, Texas Reliability Entity, Austin Sign Works, The University of Texas Medical Science Center San Antonio, The Medical University of South Carolina and various prestigious law firms in the greater Dallas and Austin, TX area.
Prior to her coaching career, Tova graduated summa cum laude with her BA in Psychology from Wheaton College in 1989. After completing her training at The New England Center for Autism in Framingham, MA she dedicated her early twenties to educating and managing severely autistic adolescents and adults. In her thirties, as a certified muscular and massage therapist she ran a successful full-time private practice. She currently resides with her husband Tim and daughter Ally in Austin, TX.