Lilly Linton

Managing Partner, Leadership Advisory Services

Lilly Linton is a certified executive coach working with both individuals and teams to deliver positive change and solid results for her clients. Her approach is practical in nature, and is
focused on helping her clients to identify options for taking their leadership and communication
skills to the next level.

Ms. Linton has a unique view in working with her clients, having served as a management
consultant for Fortune 100 and 500 firms; working directly with executives to solve large-scale
organizational challenges. This experience allows her to identify more clearly the scope of her
client’s concerns and obstacles, and allows her to interact with her clients with a greater degree
of understanding and credibility.

Lilly sharpened her management consulting skills at PricewaterhouseCoopers. While at PWC,
she served as a Practice Leader with a primary focus on the people side of strategy and
change. She later honed her skills as an executive coach serving as a Managing Director for
CRA, a boutique leadership and communications firm.

Lilly has dedicated significant efforts studying corporate culture and the impact of specific
leadership styles on performance under the mentorship of Dr. William Sparks of Queens
University, a well- respected colleague and researcher in this area of study.
She has also dedicated considerable time and resources to the topic of leadership
accountability and is a contributing author of McGraw-Hill’s Leadership without Excuses
published in April of 2010.

Her client work spans multiple industries and her sample client list includes: Aqua America,
Arkema, BlackRock, Discover, Highmark, Lincoln Financial, GMAC/Ally Bank, Cendant,
GlaxoSmithKline, and Hershey Foods, among others.

Ms. Linton is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park and holds a degree in Economics. She is a certified Marshall Goldsmith Coach, as well as a certified Coaching educator, working with peers to share meaningful coaching techniques and to develop best in class approaches.

Lilly has served as a mentor for Philadelphia Futures, an organization focused on 1st generation college students and donates her time to various efforts focused on assisting out of work executives.

She resides in Philadelphia, PA and is fortunate to serve clients throughout the US and beyond.

Past Appearances

In the Workplace: January 10, 2019

Hosts Peter Cappelli and Dan O’Meara are joined by Molly Scott (Senior Research Associate, The Urban Institute), Chris Giangrasso (Sr. VP of HR and Communications, Arkema), Lilly Linton (Managing Partner, Leadership Advisory Services), and Nicole Maestas (Associate Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School) on the Thursday, January 10, 2019 edition of In the Workplace.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019


On Wharton Business Radio

Career Talk: March 7, 2019 Episode Featured ImageCareer Talk: March 7, 2019

Host Dawn Graham is joined by Lilly Linton (Managing Partner, Leadership Advisory Services) on the Thursday, March 7, 2019 edition of Career Talk.

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