Elizabeth McCourt is a writer, certified executive coach, top-ranked financial recruiter, and professional speaker. She has also been published in a variety of genres in Proteus, The Southampton Review, The East Hampton Star, On Wall Street, Mind Body Green, Huffington Post, and The Philosophy of Coaching: An International Journal. More of her writing and blogging is at www.mccourtleadership.com. She tweets at @ecmccourt.
Elizabeth has a BS in Finance from University of Maryland, JD from Loyola University in New Orleans, a Natural Resources Certificate from the University of New Mexico, and an MFA in Creative Writing from SUNY Stony Brook where she studied under a number of illustrious authors such as Frank McCourt, Melissa Bank, Billy Collins, Roger Rosenblatt, Ursula Hegi, and many others. Her coaching includes certifications from The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), the Hogan Leadership Assessment, and the Academy of Executive Coaching’s Systemic Team Coaching method.
Her 2015 TEDx talk is titled, “Why You Should Spill Your Secrets.” She speaks professionally about finding your inner warrior, fiercely female, resilience and leadership, and recruiting; in addition to moderating and participating in panel discussions on female-fueled leadership, writing and financial services recruiting.
She lives with her husband and dog in Westhampton Beach, NY, where they own Michael George Events.