Offering the art, heart, and science of coaching to top-tier companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to high-growth start-ups.

Our Story

Ann-Marie Archer is the Founder and CEO of Archer & Associates. She works side by side with executives, teams, and boards to provide leadership coaching, workshop facilitation, and career growth services resulting in meaningful change for companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to high-growth enterprise start-ups.

Ann-Marie has more than three decades of intense immersion in observing and solving gaps in effective corporate leadership, human capital resources, succession needs, executive compensation, and governance. Her approach is a unique and proven combination of hands-on, highly engaged dialogue and directive designed to get clients stretching beyond their current comfort zones to accomplish desired professional growth, business bottom-line impact, and systemic corporate transformation.

Of note is Ann-Marie's expertise with leadership to address their challenges - and embrace actionable solutions – with workplace inclusion, diversity, professional authenticity, business integrity, executive "power," and managing values-based leadership in complex or toxic business environments.

Certifications

ICF Member Badge

ICF Member Badge

International Coaching Federation
Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

International Coaching Federation
Certification in Power Intelligence

Certification in Power Intelligence

Diamond Leadership
ACE Coach Accelerator Enhanced Practitioner

ACE Coach Accelerator Enhanced Practitioner

Accelerating Coach Excellence
Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises Certified (OMWBE)<br />

Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises Certified (OMWBE)

Washington State
SHRM Member Badge

SHRM Member Badge

Society for Human Resource Management
SeattleCoach Certified

SeattleCoach Certified

Master Tilt Practitioner

Master Tilt Practitioner

Tilt 365
Master Agility Practitioner

Master Agility Practitioner

Tilt 365
Positive Influence Predictor

Positive Influence Predictor

Tilt 365
Team Agility Predictor

Team Agility Predictor

Tilt 365
True Tilt Personality Profile

True Tilt Personality Profile

Tilt 365
Impact Tilt - Change Catalyst

Impact Tilt - Change Catalyst

Tilt 365

“Action without vision is only passing time, vision without action is merely daydreaming,but vision with action can change the world.”

Nelson Mandela

Areas of Focus

Archer & Associates work side by side with senior executives, teams, and boards for companies ranging from the Fortune 100 to high-growth enterprise start-ups and B-Corps. Requested services often address needs regarding leadership style, team dynamics, communication clarity, conflict management, and implementing company-wide change.

Leadership Presence

Leadership Presence

Leadership Presence

Improving confidence, resolving imposter syndrome, influencing vs. directing, leading with integrity, modeling work/life balance.

C-Suite Skills

C-Suite Skills

C-Suite Skills

Managing boards and investors, pitching and fundraising, vision alignment, corporate governance.

Dealing with Conflict

Dealing with Conflict

Dealing with Conflict

Identifying underlying issues, dealing with different personality types, implementing conflict resolution, managing discussions of varying perspectives and productive disagreement.

Effective Communication

Effective Communication

Effective Communication

Being cognizant of the impact of family-of-origin work and relationship histories to understand – and improve – current communication dynamics or conflicts with peers and employees.

Power Dynamics

Power Dynamics

Power Dynamics

Balancing the spectrum of appropriate leadership influence, from coaching, mentoring, and employee development to recognizing, avoiding, or addressing the abuse of power.

Building Successful Teams

Building Successful Teams

Building Successful Teams

Ensuring the development of agile, productive, and effective people on and across teams.

Change Management

Change Management

Change Management

Navigating and implementing successful mergers, acquisitions, and reorganization across highly matrixed organizations.

Building/Changing Corporate Culture

Building/Changing Corporate Culture

Building/Changing Corporate Culture

Establishing, maintaining, or fixing systemic issues that impact and define corporate culture.

Addressing Diversity

Addressing Diversity

Addressing Diversity

Understanding underlying issues, implementing change, and suspending personal judgment when dealing with different views.

What our clients say

"I have been working with Ann-Marie for almost a year. What I appreciate most about my experience is that it has allowed me to be a better leader at work and has also positively impacted my personal life. Archer & Associates' approach immediately made me comfortable, and I am grateful that they do not hesitate to ask the hard/thought-provoking questions where true transformation occurs. I highly recommend Archer & Associates for any executive who wants to keep improving, as I can truly say I am better for having worked with Ann-Marie"

Some of our favorite books

We are often asked to recommend books about coaching, leadership, communication, finding a career you love, and many other professional development or personal growth topics.

Click below to explore books that we have found thought-provoking and enjoyable.We hope you find them helpful, too!

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Whether you’re an executive looking to take the next step in your professional growth or part of a team that wants to work together more effectively, we can help. Contact us today to discuss your specific needs.

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