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Thomas P. Desch

Tom is an experienced Executive Coach and a Senior Partner at Associates For Professional Development. He has coached more than 300 business leaders over the past 15 years. His coaching participants have included professionals from the staff level through regional and international corporate executives with a focus on healthcare administrators and clinicians.

Certified in the MBTI, Denison Organizational Culture Survey, Denison Leadership Survey, FiroB, and PaperPlanes, Inc., Tom has been instrumental in coaching a wide variety of corporate clients through high levels of change. He has designed and facilitated simulations for leadership development, stress management, team-building, and effective communication and uses these simulations to magnify the learning process.

Tom has a BA from the University of Notre Dame and a MS in Counseling from the University of Dayton. In addition to his corporate work, Tom has maintained a family therapy practice in Winston-Salem for over 20 years.