Kelli Thompson

Women’s leadership expert, author, speaker and former corporate leader on a mission to help women advance to the rooms where decisions are made

Kelli Thompson is a leadership coach and speaker who helps women advance with clarity and confidence so they can make impact in the rooms where decisions are made.

She’s coached and trained hundreds of women to trust themselves, lead with more confidence and create a career they love. She is the founder of the Clarity & Confidence Women's Leadership Program, a nationwide, online leadership development program for corporate women leaders. She's the author of the critically-acclaimed book, Closing The Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential & Your Paycheck.

Kelli spent over 15 years in Corporate America before taking the leap into entrepreneurship to start her own leadership coaching practice. She holds over 10 years of leadership experience for financial services and technology organizations. She knows what it's like to be one of the only women in the room.

As a speaker, Kelli is experienced in working with audiences from 10 to 1000 at all professional levels and is a sought after International Women's Day and Women's History Month speaker. Participants in her programs consistently give rave reviews of the wisdom Kelli provides that changed the way they lead and approached their personal and work life. Her most popular topics include:
-Leading With Clarity & Confidence
-Closing The Confidence Gap
-Advance From Doer to Leader
-Confidently Advocate to Advance Your Career

Kelli was awarded the Training Magazine Emerging Training Leader award for her demonstrated leadership in leading and developing high-impact training programs. She earned her MBA and has served as Adjunct Management Faculty at the University of Nebraska – Omaha. She is certified in Reality-Based Leadership, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Enneagram.

Her thought leadership can be found in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, MarketWatch, FastCompany, Thrive Global, the HuffPost and more.

Kelli’s favorite roles are wife to Jason and mom to their teenage daughter, Hailey.

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