DeeAnn Palin

Executive coach / process improvement & business transformation consultant

DeeAnn Palin has nearly twenty-five years of business and executive leadership experience and has worked in a multitude of industries including high tech, insurance, retail, private education, healthcare and sports & entertainment.

Ms. Palin is an executive coach, project and change management professional and holds a Masters degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communication from Northern Arizona University.

Ms. Palin has coached and developed many high potential and senior leaders through personal and organizational transformation. Her style is one of practical business approaches and exceptional communication. She teaches high performance leadership and individuals skills in executive presence, organizational development, operations management, and project management. She has implemented these skills across many industries and in profit and nonprofit boards and operations.

DeeAnn serves as Chair for of Northern Arizona University’s Foundation Board.

As SVP of Operations and Strategy for the Phoenix Suns she led several departments, the strategy and business plan and drove several multi-million dollar projects. In her time there, she facilitated a major transformation of their technology and key operations.

In another role, Ms. Palin led advanced training sales and the student employment operation for Universal Technical Institute where she managed key employer partnerships and student career centers on eleven campuses across the country. She transformed their strategy and business analytics, defined key metrics, and significantly improved the sales of advanced training and employed nearly 10,000 graduates.