Jay Coughlan successfully led two emerging growth companies through turnarounds, business integrations, periods of rapid business growth, and mergers and acquisitions.
With more than 30 years in leadership, including 12+ combined years as a two-time CEO, Jay became widely recognized as a leader who both took a strategic view in the most challenging business environments and maintained strong top and bottom line performance. What’s more, not only did Jay foster cultures of high-integrity and openness, but he also set bold visions others were eager to follow.
Today, Jay is chief executive and managing director of Coughlan Consulting, a company that provides CEO coaching to leaders of emerging growth companies.
Bringing his own deep leadership experience to bear, Jay helps his peers achieve their full potential at work, at home, and in their communities.
March 4th, 2021 | 31 mins 19 secs
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It was literally a life-shattering moment for Jay. A father-son outing tragically ending with a car crash into a train at 60 miles an hour. Then the unforgettable words whispered into his ear... "Dad didn't make it." The emotional pain was unbearable and Jay could have easily been defined by this event for the rest of his life, had it not been for a complete stranger who came into his hospital room and said something that would change him forever.