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Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circle

Executive Peer-to-Peer Leadership Coaching

The program is FULL - please email Mary Marcum, Program Specialist at marym@missioncapital.org to be added to the waitlist. 

Mission Capital is pleased to offer a new program designed especially for busy, experienced nonprofit Executive Directors and CEOs, Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circles offers experienced nonprofit executive leaders the opportunity to further develop their leadership skills, and to identify creative solutions to complex challenges with the guidance and support of an understanding network of their peers.

6 sessions over 12 months - all sessions are from 8:30-10:30 am 
(Breakfast provided)
  • October 4, 2018 - Mission Capital Offices
  • December 6, 2018 - Location TBD
  • February 7, 2019 - Location TBD
  • April 4, 2019 - Location TBD
  • June 6, 2019 - Location TBD
  • August 1, 2019 - Location TBD

Executive leaders of Mission Capital member organizations who have at least 3 years of experience in their role are eligible to participate.

Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circle offer:
  • Peer coaching and problem-solving in cohort groups of 6-8 experienced nonprofit CEOs/EDs
  • Sessions expertly organized and facilitated by a certified Action Learning Coach - Action Learning is an established group problem-solving approach that aids each participant in personal reflection while providing a proven format to address real-life issues
  • Rotating opportunity to present a work challenge or issue for the Coaching Circle to discuss and problem-solve together
  • Development of each participant’s leadership and coaching skills
  • Creation of a trusted, understanding peer network to lean on in the future
Each Participant in the Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circle is asked to:
  • Commit to attending at least 4 of the 6 sessions, remaining present for the entire session
  • Suggest at least one work challenge or issue for the Coaching Circle to discuss and address
  • Ideal challenges or issues are urgent, significant, and a situation the CEO has authority to act upon.
  • Actively participate in discussions, asking open-ended questions and listening well
  • Keep all conversations confidential
  • Identify personal leadership and/or coaching skills to practice during sessions with guidance from the facilitator and other participants
  • Offer Mission Capital and the facilitator suggestions for improving the Coaching Circle experience for future cohorts
Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circle Session Dates
Sessions will be held on the first Thursday of every other month from 8:30-10: 30 am. Breakfast will be provided at each session. Locations of meetings will vary to serve cohort members from across Austin.
  • October 4, 2018 (Mission Capital offices at Steck & N. Mopac)
  • December 6, 2018
  • February 7, 2019
  • April 4, 2019
  • June 6, 2019
  • August 1, 2019
Participation in the inaugural Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circle is free for Mission Capital members who register by 5 pm on September 21, 2018! Only nonprofit CEOs/EDs with at least 3 years experience in their role are eligible to participate.

For questions or to learn more, contact Mary Marcum, Mission Capital Program Specialist, at marym@missioncapital.org or 512-477-5955 ext. 253.

Many thanks to the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation for supporting the development of the Nonprofit CEO Coaching Circle Program! 


Class Full

Date: October 4, 2018

Time: 8:30am - 10:30am

Location: Mission Capital Offices

Presenter: Robin Llewellyn

Member Fee: $0

Non-Member Fee: $295

Class Full