M. LYNN MYHAL, Ph.D., M.C.C.
Dr. Myhal designed and taught coaching courses in the Graduate Psychology school of John F. Kennedy U. for five years and has occasionally served on the faculty of New Ventures West, a certified coach training school in San Francisco. She is one of 900 certified Master Coaches in the world, certified by the International Coaching Federation and is also an active member of several professional organizations, including the Institute for Management Consultants, ODNet, the International Coach Federation and the International Enneagram Association.
Dr. Lynn Myhal has provided integral leadership and career coaching to senior executives and their teams in both the public and private sectors for over 16 years. Educated as a research scientist in biology, she uses her experience as a manager in the federal government along with extensive advanced education in organization development, integral coaching, various validated assessment instruments, and management consulting to support executives and teams in obtaining the products of coaching: long-term excellence that is self-correcting and self-generating.
Lynn worked for several agencies in the federal government for 14 years before beginning her own coaching and consulting practice. Her government clients have included the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), NASA, CIA, IRS, NGA, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), US Forest Service, USAID, VA, DOT, SSA and the Tulare County, California, District Attorney’s office. Dr. Myhal’s commercial clients have included individual executives and executive teams at Oblix, Inc., Lightwave, Inc., Genentech, Inc., Adobe Systems, Incl, Intel, Inc., Serena Software, Inc., Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Verisign, Inc. She also coaches executives at nonprofits, often pro bono.
Lynn enjoyed serving on the Board of Trustees in Palo Alto for seven years, where she held several leadership positions. She lives in Silicon Valley with her husband, who is a senior executive at NASA. She brings breadth, depth and a sense of humor to all of her relationships, and is passionate about bringing joy and freedom to clients in their workplaces.
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