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Susan Ujifusa Diamond is a highly experienced executive coach and career consultant with solid reputation for helping clients in Fortune 500 companies develop “executive presence,” particularly in high potentials, individual contributors and technical professionals whose next promotions require managerial finesse and leadership skills.
She is certified in multiple leadership assessments. Holding Master certification in Marshall Goldsmith’s behavioral coaching methodology, she has taught certification classes in the Goldsmith Stakeholder-Centric system to other external executive coaches and internal corporate talent management officers.
Susan was retained by The Conference Board to be program director and choose the presenters for their seminars and conferences on executive coaching. Mrs. Diamond has had extensive experience in original creation, design, delivery and management of career services, including for Mobil Corporation’s former R & D campus in Princeton.
She has presented at and was published by the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, with proceedings published by the National Academy Press. She created content for the online Talent Alliance, a consortium of 15 major corporations.
Susan designed and is co-managing director of a unique virtual and live career and executive coaching service for the 110,000 members of the CFA Institute, whose charter is the premier professional designation in the securities industry.
She serves as the chief learning officer of the Women Presidents’ Organization, made up of 1,600 women CEOs of multi-million dollar enterprises. She hires, trains, manages and coaches 80 professional facilitators who serve as Chapter Chairs of 110 Chapters in the US, Canada, Great Britain, South Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Mexico, Peru and New Zealand.
Education and Publications
Susan is a past president of the Junior League of Westchester-on-Hudson, and a recipient of the Westchester County Volunteer of the Year award for conceptualizing and writing “Welcome to School in America,” which explains unwritten protocol and American customs.
“Welcome to School in America” was published in English, Japanese and Spanish by the Hitachi Corporation.
Born and raised in Wyoming, Susan holds an undergraduate degree from Wellesley College and an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.