Patricia (Patty) Jensen

Patricia Jensen

Executive Coach

Patricia K. (Patty) Jensen is Managing Principal of Clear Waters Consulting, LLC.  She is a dynamic results-focused coach, consultant and business leader who partners with leaders to facilitate cultural change, create winning business strategies and build team capability and performance. Patty brings broad and deep experience in coaching executives, leaders and professionals. Her coaching is distinguished by her keen observations and creative program design that support clients in exploring, understanding and adopting new practices for sustained behavioral change.

Her coaching approach is integral and goal oriented. She considers the whole person, observing behaviors, values and patterns that support and challenge development. Her areas of specialty include:

  • Assimilation/Transition
  • Targeted performance development
  • Team effectiveness
  • High potential/Up-leveling
  • Executive presentation
  • Career transition

Her deep understanding of both business and human dynamics supports the development of her clients’ key competencies to achieve transformational change. Patty’s corporate career and coaching practice span nine organizations and three industries (financial services, consulting, and transportation). She brings particular expertise in leadership programs and development, high potential identification, visioning/ strategic planning, organizational change, and team capability and performance.

Some key accomplishments include;

  • Coached CIO/CEO/CFO executives, directors and professional staff from a broad spectrum of industries including financial services, government contracting, pharmaceutical, government services, and commercial real estate.
  • Led Organizational Development and Learning strategy / execution at a large regional bank
  • Partnered with Commercial Banking executives to create a sales culture that drove results and exceeded goals.
  • Designed / led a leadership competency project to retain and develop high potential leaders.
  • Managed Human Resources functions in support of business strategy

Patty holds an MS in Human Resources Management (concentration in Organization Development) from American University and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Delaware. She is a graduate of the New Ventures West Professional Coaching Program and is an ICF ACC certified coach. Patty operates Clear Waters Consulting from the Washington D.C. area.