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Frank Cummins

Phoenix, AZ

I empower leaders to build the skills and behaviors necessary to exceed their leadership expectations and make a meaningful impact on their organizations.

My Experience

  • 25 years as a human resources vice president in healthcare systems, with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions
  • 13 years in Fortune 500 manufacturing
  • 20+ years coaching high-potential leaders and executives at multiple levels in a range of industries
  • Coaching in the U.S., Canada, and Europe

My Industries

  • Healthcare
  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional services
  • Insurance

My Coach Approach

  • A science-based coaching process that includes building my clients’ awareness of their strengths, opportunities for development, and values
    Seeking input from various stakeholders on how the leader is perceived
    Developing goals for coaching that will be transformational and sustainable
  • Creating an open, transparent, supportive coaching environment necessary for growth and development


  • M.B.A., Xavier University
  • B.S. Urban Affairs, University of Cincinnati
  • Certified Executive Coaching Program, Hudson Institute of Coaching (ICF)
  • Hogan Assessments Certified
  • Myers-Briggs Personality and Conflict Styles Assessments authorized

About Me

  • I enjoy traveling the globe, particularly in Southeast Asia — Japan is my favorite country
  • I have my private pilot’s license
  • I stay active hiking and going to the gym

Recommended Reading/Listening

Book: What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful, Marshall Goldsmith

I’m Known As

  • Positive
  • An active listener
  • Collaborative
  • Experienced
  • Inquisitive

Why I Coach

I’m a coach because I’m naturally interested in people and curious about who they are and what they want out of their personal and professional lives. This profession allows me to meet incredible people in a variety of professional settings and roles. I have the opportunity to suppoort their growth and development as well as their ability to make an impact on their organizations.

My Favorite Leadership/Motivational Quote

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”
Jack Welch