Sandi Grivat

Sandi Grivat is an independent leadership and communication coach. She helps leaders grow across critical domains—of communication, self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management—so they can lead from a place of grounded optimism and achieve desired results.

Before starting a coaching and consulting practice in 2011, Sandi was the Vice President, Communications / Executive Coach for the Executive Vice President of GE Financial / Genworth, for whom she translated a deep proficiency in communications into effective coaching and skill building. She also lead a team of communications professionals at Fannie Mae—during prosperous and tough times—to manage the company’s employee engagement and social responsibility efforts.

Sandi holds a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation with the International Coach Federation and is accredited with the Hay Group emotional intelligence instrument (ESCI).

She also has a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, and is accredited in Public Relations (APR) with the Public Relations Society of America. Sandi has been contracting with 4th Gear for over a year, providing executive coaching to several 4th Gear consulting clients.