Wendy Leshgold

President, Co-Founder

As a facilitator and keynote speaker, Wendy’s authenticity, energy and experience leave people inspired to take action in their lives. As head of FFG’s executive coaching practice, Wendy manages a team of senior level coaches and  supports clients in achieving their full potential in their whole lives.

Wendy has worked with thousands of executives across the globe from companies such as Facebook, Google,Visa, Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg and more. Wendy received her coaching certification (CPCC/ACC) from CTI in 2005 and since then has coached hundreds of executives in areas such as: performance, leadership, career growth /  transition, and change management.

Before coaching, Wendy spent fifteen years leading senior teams at renowned advertising agencies Ogilvy & Mather, BBDO and Deutsch. She opened and grew Deutsch Los Angeles from five people to over 300.

Wendy received her BA in History from the University of Virginia. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. In her free time, Wendy can often be found watching her son play baseball and walking with her beloved dogs, Scout and Cali.