Nancy Ring, Principal
“We help people clarify their vision for what they want to achieve both personally and professionally. Coaching people to discover how to make their lives truly rewarding – to be effective in their work while being themselves, is the greatest reward for me.”
Nancy has coached people to make the most of their professional lives for more than 30 years. “Organizations need to enable everyone to contribute fully,” says Nancy, “and for each of us to contribute all we can, we must understand our unique talents and styles. Self-knowledge is the mark of both the true leader and the fulfilled person.
Prior to co-founding TCP in 1990, Nancy was a director in the Organizational and Professional Development Department of P.M. Haeger & Associates, an association management firm in Chicago. In addition to coaching the board members of client foundations, she worked with clients on strategic planning, organizational development and training issues. Nancy began her career as Executive Director of Common Cause in Michigan, where she lobbied state and congressional leaders and was responsible for political organizing, media, and fundraising, along with board and volunteer development. She moved later to volunteer roles as State Chair of Common Cause/Illinois and a member of the Common Cause National Governing Board.
In Charlotte, Nancy has served as a coach for MBA students at Queens University’s McColl School of Business, Treasurer of the International Coach Federation’s Charlotte chapter, and on the boards of directors of The Diversity Council of the Carolinas, and WFAE, Charlotte’s NPR News source.