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Bo Golovan, MBA is a Certified Coach, for Executives and Business Owners and expert in Emotional Intelligence.

Bo is passionate about talent development and human potential and loves inspiring her clients to achieve their goals, realize their vision and create a fulfilling and productive life.

Bo honed her coaching skills while holding senior leadership positions in Finance and Real Estate and has a combined 30+ years business and coaching experience.

A long time runner and into fitness and health, Bo experienced first-hand the beneficial impact of exercise on her well-being, her performance and stress management. This lead her to develop a holistic view of performance and well-being. An avid learner, Bo is following research in neurosciences, psychology and social sciences, and integrates practical applications into her coaching work.

Bo was born and educated in France and her family is from Ukrainian heritage. She is actively involved in the French-American community in Chicago.

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During her business career, Bo partnered with organizations to create a strategic focus, align the organizational structures and the talent needed, and implement execution. Partnering with a group of real estate professionals, she co-founded a property management and consulting services company, and ran the organization as the Executive VP. She developed organizational effectiveness, financial systems and human resources best practices. Before that she partnered with a large French brokerage company and co-founded their international financial services subsidiary in Chicago, serving as its President. She focused on risk-management, operational efficiency, and hiring and developing a cross-cultural team.

Bo is on the Board of Directors of the French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC), and is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Bo has an M.B.A. from H.E.C. Paris, France and a Masters in Economics from the University Paul Cezanne, Aix Marseille III, France. She received her Advanced Personal and Executive Coach Certification (ACPEC) from The College of Executive Coaching, Pismo Beach, CA. She is a Certified Practitioner for the Hogan Assessment Tools, the EQ-i 2.0. and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (M.B.T.I).

Bo lives in Chicago with her husband Steven. She has two adult children, Alexia and Raphael.

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