Nancy is an internationally published, best-selling author and an award-winning, internationally certified executive coach. She has a passion for expanding human excellence™.

Nancy is CEO of Capistran Leadership, a firm that focuses on leadership dexterity; accelerating the achievements of smart, already successful executives by enhancing decisions, precision, and covering blind-spots. She is also Co-Founder at Crisis Interception, a firm that leads decisive change during extreme adversity. Providing mental toughness and sound counsel to burnish the efficiency for reputational risk, preservation and crisis response.


Nancy’s international leadership book: Open Your Eyes and LEAD (Eclipse Publishing & Media, October 2018) shows readers how to become a positive energy in our world and how to balance and manage omnipresent tensions while striving for leadership

excellence. Capistran shares inspirational stories and advice to help both seasoned and emerging leaders to develop intentionality while maintaining their core values and beliefs even when life’s pressures dictate otherwise.

She knows firsthand about extreme, abrupt, and unpredictable life experiences. Her bird’s-eye view comes from being in the trenches and at the front-lines of several of life’s most challenging times. Her “rebound-ability” has helped her to develop tried and true street-smart approaches to make traction and thrive through intensity. She brings thoughtful, visionary, and intelligent approaches that are grounded in real-world solutions. She has a contagious positive mental outlook with a spirit of steel. She is often referred to as “911” for senior-level leaders.

Nancy has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and many other news and business outlets. She has been highlighted on live radio shows like iHeartRADIO – Winning Business Radio, and WCRN830 – News Talk Radio. In addition to her being a sought-after inspirational speaker, Nancy has been humbled by the many awards that she has received over the years. Most recent awards include but are not limited to: USA500 Clubs: Greatest Professional Accomplishment, Most Inspirational Member, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly – Reader Ranking Awards: The Best in Executive Coaching, The Best in Crisis Management, The Best in Business Development Coaching.

Nancy holds a BSBA from Northeastern University, a Master’s Certification in Project Management (GWCPM) from George Washington University, and a Certificate in Leadership from Boston University. She is an accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She is also a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) and a Certified Energy Leadership Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). Additionally, Nancy is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Citizens Academy, and an active member of the Alumni Association.

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