Ed Evarts

Leadership and Team Coach, Business Strategist, Author of “Drive Your Career” and “Raise Your Visibility & Value,” Host of “Be Brave at Work” podcast, and Speaker

Excellius Leadership Development coaches mid- to senior-level business professionals and their teams to higher levels of performance and success. Through real-time and tailored solutions focused on the unique needs and environment, Excellius Leadership Development partners with organizations to help their leaders be the leaders they are destined to be.

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Ed Evarts

Author, Speaker & Leadership Coach

Ed Evarts is the founder and president of Excellius Leadership Development, an organization focused on coaching mid- to senior- level leaders and their teams in business environments.

With over twenty-five years of innovative leadership and management experience, Ed possesses the ability to build awareness, create action, and deliver results.

Known for his business acumen, his ability to resolve complex human relations issues, and his enthusiastic, accessible and responsive style, Ed partners with managers, leaders and business teams to explore clarity and communication, and traverse conflict and change.

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“…helped me drive conversations that needed to be had…”

“As my role and responsibilities at STAG Industrial have been evolving, especially over the last few months, I decided that it would be great to work with a leadership coach to help ensure the leadership skills and behaviors I was already undertaking were known by others, and new leadership skills a...

William Crooker

President, STAG Industrial, Inc.
Feb 10, 2020

“…provided invaluable ideas, insights, accountability, and motivation…”

“I have begun to create a new business called Partnership to Prosperity. We are creating productive relationships between educators, employers, and learners and this is a unique focus in the workforce development industry. I needed help organizing my ideas and thoughts and create actionable next ste...

Bob Castellucci

Founder & President at Partnership To Prosperity
Jan 15, 2020

“… significant improvements in how we run our business…”

“Ed Evarts provided Ansatz Capital with significant improvements in how we run our business. Among several accomplishments, my partners and I implemented best practices for leading effective meetings, reducing the time spent at meetings and making those meetings more effective; we created a pr...


A principal at Ansatz Capital
Nov 22, 2019

“…focused on helping me raise the visibility of my sales successes…”

“Working with Ed was fantastic! At the start of our coaching engagement, we began “Project Stephanie,” focused on helping me raise the visibility of my sales successes and build a personal board of directors who can help me make better decisions on my career. I truly love my work, my clients a...


Vice​ ​President,​ ​Global​ ​Enterprise​ ​Accounts,​ ​Bright​ ​Horizons
Jun 3, 2019

“… level-headed, practical, empathetic, easy to get along with, experienced, and insightful…”

“Everyone can benefit from Ed’s leadership coaching. As I continued to grow into a senior-level role, Ed helped me define my leadership style and goals and provided concrete steps to get there. He was an exceptional listener—listening to understand. He responded with probing questions that cut to th...


Vice​ ​President​ ​of​ ​Development,​ ​Girls​ ​Inc.​ ​of​ ​New​ ​York​ ​City
May 9, 2019

“…thoughtful, consistent & practical leadership skills…”

“I first met Ed through a leadership program I was enrolled in and quickly learned that my career direction had been changed forever. Ed provided me very thoughtful, consistent & practical leadership skills ideas to move an otherwise stagnate federal career forward. Ed provided me monthly exerc...


Senior Program Analyst at US Department of Labor/Women’s Bureau
May 8, 2019

“…a samurai executive coach…”

“Ed is a samurai executive coach who helped our team at Girl Be Heard reach higher levels of performance and success by transforming what seemed like insurmountable challenges into bit size nuggets we could digest. His coaching brought clarity, a depth of humanity, and a level of trust and understan...


Chief Executive Officer/Founding Executive Director
May 7, 2019

“…accessible, high-leverage approach…”

“Since meeting Ed at a team coaching conference, I have been consistently impressed with his accessible, high-leverage approach that can make leadership more meaningful, less mechanical, and result in greater impact.”


Executive coach, organizational development professional
May 6, 2019

“…challenges me to achieve my goals…”

“I began working with Ed over three years ago and we continue to meet monthly. Ed has helped me work on strategic business situations and coach me with leadership skills and exercises. Also, Ed provided coaching sessions to our sales, account management and senior management employees of our organiz...


President and CEO, Cabot Risk Strategies
May 5, 2019

“…top notch professional development coach…”

“I chose Ed as my leadership development coach because I thought he would be the most pragmatic in his philosophy and approach. My instincts were good: Ed offered me some of the most practical advice I have ever received, on navigating my professional relationships and helping me identify and work t...


Deputy General Counsel, Bright Horizons Family Solutions
May 4, 2019
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