Sandra L. Foster, Ph.D., PCC

Dr. Sandra Foster consults in the areas of executive selection and onboarding, executive coaching, and leadership development. Sandra brings her business savvy, global perspective, and cross-cultural experience to her consulting and coaching. At the same time, her midwestern roots and values and deep regard for her clients’ point of view provide a strong foundation for her work.

Sandra was a member of Korn/Ferry International’s Leadership & Talent Consulting practice (based in London), and worked throughout Europe, the Middle East, and the Russian Federation. She is a certified sports psychologist, and helps leaders use the tools that enable athletes, artists, and musicians to effectively manage themselves and optimize their performance. She is first author of the book, Positive Psychology in Coaching: Applying Science to Executive and Personal Coaching.

Sandra earned her doctorate from Stanford University, where she served on the regular and adjunct faculty for seven years. She has been a senior faculty member for the College of Executive Coaching in Pismo Beach, California, and is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. Sandra mentors young professionals and devotes time to charitable efforts focused on alleviating hunger. She was an active psychologist member of a critical incident debriefing team in California, working closely with firefighters and EMTs.