Katherine Ebner

Kate Ebner, CLC Director, Institute for Transformational Leadership Program: Certificate in Leadership Coaching, Executive Certificate in Transformational Leadership Katherine (Kate) Ebner is director of the Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership in the School of Continuing Studies and faculty member of the internationally recognized Leadership Coaching Program at Georgetown.

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Kate is the founder and principal of The Nebo Company, a leading edge leadership development firm based in Washington, D.C. Kate works with individuals and teams to help them achieve their goals and developing their potential as human beings.  She specializes in working with leaders who want to make a positive difference and includes Fortune 100 corporations, mid-sized companies and non-profit organizations in her client base. Clients frequently engage her to help them to crystallize and enact their visions.  Kate has extensive experience on the front lines of change leadership. Formerly a dean at Middlebury College in Vermont, she co-led a major cultural and organizational change there in the late 90’s before coming to Washington, D.C. as a senior vice president responsible for leading the implementation of a successful growth strategy for an international consulting firm, Kaiser Associates. As a coach, Kate brings strategic perspective, a focus on results, and firsthand knowledge of what it is like to lead and deliver significant organizational change. The Nebo Company is named for a hidden lake in the Adirondack Mountains. To Kate, “Nebo” is synonymous with inner peace and oneness with the world. She believes that an essential trait of leaders is resiliency, which depends on the ability to center oneself and adapt effectively and mindfully to the challenges of the day. She is dedicated to working with others towards sustainability and offers programs for leaders and coaches to support this vision. Kate earned a bachelor’s degree in English/Creative Writing from Middlebury College in 1987 and has completed graduate work in English literature at the Bread Loaf School of English. She holds a certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and has completed coursework with the Interdevelopmental Institute and the Omega Institute. She lives in Chevy Chase, MD with her husband, Dave, and two children. Kate can be reached at ke22@georgetown.edu.