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SIM's Executive Leadership Development Program



 THE 2019




Designed For High Altitude Leaders


The Executive RLF:

  • Builds executive competence.
  • Broadens influence power.
  • Grows executive capabilities.
  • Deepens the power of presence.
  • Advances the career journey.



Why An Executive RLF?


In our 21st century world of ever-accelerating change and fierce competition, the need for highly capable leadership at the executive level has never been greater.


As leaders climb upward on their career journeys, they will find themselves in the new terrain of a more complicated world where both the stakes and risks are higher ... where they are less dependent on management ability and more dependent upon leadership and influence abilities. 


Executive RLF offers important platforms to:

  • Raise consciousness about extending oneself amid the increased complexity when rising through the organization.
  • Expand world views on relationships and communication at every level.
  • Develop, demonstrate and utilize influence power.
  • Enable mental presence amid stress.
  • Build intellectual power and strength in order to be influential, have impact and make a difference.
















































THREE Program Leaders for Optimal,

Personalized Mentoring in a Small Group 


Our renowned leadership experts take the time-tested, successful synergies of SIM’s famous RLF program to another level as they guide participants through an even more intense, interactive and introspective experience:

  • Learn from their combined talents and experience.
  • Tap their vast leadership development expertise.
  • Share their longstanding relationships with high-level executives.

Patricia Coffey


Former SCP and Group CIO for Allstate; faculty member, Lake Forest Gradudate School of Management


 June Drewry

CIO Hall of Fame Member and Co-Director, Institute for 21st Century Leadership

Kevin Ryan

Former Fortune 500 VP and Co-Director, Institute for 21st Century Leadership



The 2019 Program


The Executive RLF consists of four 2-day onsite sessions and meaningful interaction between each session. The four-month program offers a deep, enriching and experiential curriculum plus ongoing support and challenging interaction among program leaders, visiting experts and fellow participants. Each onsite session will be held at the Vinoy Renaissance hotel in downtown St. Petersburg, FL.

Session  1     August 14-16, 2019


An introductory session filled with expert speakers and foundational activities to foster deeper introspection that will set a new trajectory for your executive aspirations.

  • “Transform Or Be Irrelevant” with Don Imholz, Former CIO of McDonnell Douglas, Boeing and Centene
  • “Confronting Your Reality” with Pat Coffey, former SVP Allstate Technology & Strategic Ventures
  • “Personal Ethics & Leadership” with Mary-Linda Armacost, Ph.D., Professor at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania; President Emerita of Moore College of Art and Design; former President of Wilson College
  • “A Special Evening At The Dali Museum” including a special reception, a guided tour of the museum and relationship-building

Session 2     September 19-20, 2019



Explore the importance of cultivating and continually honing an authentic, meaningful executive presence and personal brand while progressing to a higher career altitude.

  • “Leadership and Storytelling for Authentic Interaction and Influence” with Laura Packer, Principal of thinkstory llc 
  • “Honing and Leveraging a Powerful Executive Presence and Brand” with an experienced CEO / Fortune 500 board member 
  • “Personal Values and Leadership” with Kevin Ryan; RLF Facilitator and Co-Director of The Institute For 21st Century Leadership

Session 3     October 24-25, 2019



A focus on influence power and crucial interactions, centeredness and communication with senior leaders … from the C-suite to the Board.

  • “Navigating Organizational Politics & Leveraging Your Influence Power” with June Drewry, CIO Hall of Fame member; RLF Facilitator and Co-Director of The Institute For 21st Century Leadership'
  • “One Executive’s Journey: Lessons Learned” with Donagh Herlihy, EVP & CTO of Bloomin Brands 

Session 4     December 5-6, 2019



The program builds to a strong conclusion as visiting executives share how collaboration, strategy and executive presence are keys to thriving amid transformational change



  • “Governance, Culture and Strategic Focus” with Martha Summerville, Ph.D.; Summerville Consulting and Executive Coaching
  • “Executive Presence At A Higher Altitude” with Art Hopkins, Executive Director in Russell Reynolds’ Information Officer Search Practice 
  •   “Capstone One-On-One Coaching” with Art Hopkins, Pat Coffey, June Drewry and Kevin Ryan 
  • “A Celebration Of Completion” with an evening reception and dinner and a program-ending ceremony 


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