Team Member Profile
As Senior Director of Thought Leadership, Shawn Bennett’s role on the CHORUS team is one of inspiring and equipping leaders and organizations to reach their very highest potential, utilizing thought leadership for executive development, emotional intelligence, comfort with ambiguity, boundary spanning, collaboration, strategic thinking, critical thinking, change management and servant leadership.
Benefitting from a rich vocational journey, Bennett has served as an executive coach and leadership development consultant for large, mid-market and emerging companies and organizations across multiple vertical markets. Having also served as a counselor, pastor and chaplain, he is uniquely equipped for evoking individual and team transformation.
Formally trained as an executive coach by the Coaches Training Institute, Bennett is also a Certified High-Performance Coach and holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Arts in Religion from the University of Dubuque and an undergraduate business degree from Drake University. He has significant experience with Appreciative Inquiry and is certified in Shift Positive 360. Bennett is also a certified Hallmarks of Excellence® Coach.
Bennett lives near Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife, Lynda and dog, Brinkley. He has served as board chair for CenterPoint Counseling Center and is the former Moderator of the Deacon Board for his church.