Molly Walsh is an executive coach with the Fast Forward Group and a career strategist who helps individuals align what they do with who they are. She specializes in executive and career coaching, individual leadership development, team coaching, as well as career transitions and is committed to helping individuals identify, reach, and maximize goals through personalized, strategic guidance.
Molly’s clients are from across the US and have diverse backgrounds; they include finance executives, physicians, health care executives, attorneys, entrepreneurs, IT professionals, journalists, scientists, and non-profit executives. She’s provided coaching to C-Suite and senior executives from numerous large corporations, national law firms, small businesses, and start-ups.
Recognized as a career expert, Molly has been featured on Forbes.com, in Cleveland Magazine’s Community Leader publication, Currents Magazine, and on Channel 3, WKYC TV in Cleveland. She has been a presenting speaker at the Cleveland Foundation and the CFA Society of Cleveland. In 2012, Molly was recognized as the Arthritis Foundation’s Community Leader of the Year, where she is a past Board president. She serves on the board and executive committee of the City Club of Cleveland and has held volunteer leadership positions with numerous organizations. She is the owner and principal of Standout Consulting since 2012.
Molly holds a Master’s in Education from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Chicago. She is certified by the Center for Executive Coaching, and by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She is an International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach.
She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, Career Thought Leaders Consortium, and Cleveland Chapter of the International Coaching Federation. Her certifications include the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory; the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment; The Profile XT Select; Professional Resume Writing, Certified Career Transition Coaching, and Certified Profile Writing.