The team of coaches at Executive Excellence are your thought partners. We help you define your goals, identify the challenges you are facing, and develop a plan of action.

Whether you are a new leader within your organization, or a seasoned professional facing change, we will help bring clarity to the situation.

We help to keep you moving forward so you can reach the goals you have established for yourself, your team, and your organization. Just as athletic coaches help elite athletes improve their athletic performance, we help you to reinforce your strengths so you can achieve professional performance excellence.

Dr. Karen Altekruse brings over 20 years of combined experience in business leadership, entrepreneurship, and service to Executive Excellence, LLC. She has an MBA with a concentration in Executive Coaching and a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies. She received her executive coaching certification from Bellevue University, is a licensed roundtable facilitator, and is certified to coach the One Page Plan® and Gallup’s Entrepreneurial Profile 10® Assessment.

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Karen has the business acumen and experience to assist me in defining my vision and obtaining my career and life goals.

Thomas S.

Retired Medical Executive

Through my weekly coaching sessions with Karen, she helped me set goals and prioritize the steps to a stronger position than I had been in for several years.

Sue K.

Marketing & PR Director

Karen makes people feel comfortable in uncomfortable situations. My presentations are more engaging and I have much more confidence in front of a larger groups.

Deb M.

V.P. Sales

I just wanted to send you a quick Thank You for the wonderful training session that you led us through today. I loved the exercises...

Emily W.

Client Solutions Manager

Great, great session on Wednesday. Our team really enjoyed the insights you offered and we look forward to seeing you next week at our Sales and Client Solutions meeting.

Michael F.

V.P. Client Solutions & Event Strategy

Karen listened to my big ideas and then helped me break them down into measurable goals and objectives.

Gerri M.

Business Owner