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Executive Leadership Institute

The Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) provides top-tier leadership development services to organizations across the Carolinas. ELI is hosted by the Queens McColl School of Business and delivers best-in-class professional development for executive populations in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, retail and consumer, professional services, education (ELP), construction, and hospitality sectors.

Our solutions are unique—tailored for each client according to their needs and culture.

Service Areas

Leadership Development Programs

Organizations are hungry to develop their pipeline of emerging- mid-, and senior-level executives. This is ELI’s sweet spot. Our core offering is the design and delivery of cohort programs, tailor-made for our clients. Simulations, cases, action learning, and a variety of other adult learning techniques bring organizational behavior, strategy, leadership, and business acumen topics to life with your company as the focal point.

Executive Coaching

ELI supplies executive coaches to organizations across the region. We provide a valuable advisory resource to our client’s talent and leadership development functions.

  • Nearly 50 credentialed coaches are affiliated with ELI
  • One-on-one and small group coaching engagements
  • Face-to-face and virtual coaching
  • International coaching assignments
  • Large array of assessment instruments to support our coaching clients

Consulting / Advisory Services

The McColl School of Business is well known for our Master of Science in Talent and Organization Development (MSTOD) program. ELI brings that organization development expertise to our clients. We are frequently contracted to provide consulting services in the areas of strategy and strategic transformation; change and journey management; organization design and competency modeling; employee engagement and team dynamics; talent and succession planning; and meeting design and facilitation.

Why ELI?

Why consider ELI for your leadership development needs?

Consultative Academics

Our experienced faculty, coaches, and staff provide our clients with relevant best practices and frameworks.

Expertise in Adult Learning

We design and deliver in ways that recognize and address the learning styles of adult professionals from different cultures and generations.

Credibility with Executives

We bring executive level experience to the learning environment; we empathize and identify with clients.

Turnkey & All-in

We bring it all. The ‘What’, ‘Who’, ‘When’, ‘Where’, and ‘How’ is an ‘All-in’ ELI distinctive.

Tailored Programming

We tailor the learning outcomes, program design, and delivery to fit the unique needs of each ELI client.

Relational, Engaging, & Fun

Every member of our team is committed to providing exceptional, impactful service and we love what we do.

Beautiful Environment & Concierge Experience

Our on-campus programming is packaged in a gorgeous learning environment with features that let executive talent know they’re special and cared for.

Coaching & Assessments

We excel at executive coaching that develops leaders, changes behaviors and applies learning. Our portfolio of assessment instruments is without rival.

Our Industry Knowledge & Experience

Our industry knowledge and experience has allowed us to deliver value to organizations in many different sectors, such as:

  • Construction
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Retail and Consumer Technology

ELI Clients

  • Atrium Health
  • BSN Medical
  • Charlotte Hornets
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Continental
  • Duke Energy
  • Jeld-Wen
  • La Coalición
  • Lincoln Derr
  • Lowe’s
  • Midrex
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • SPX

Contact Us

Reach out to us for more information or to schedule a time to discuss your needs and how we can customize a plan specific to your organization.

Paul Joyce

Executive Director

Elizabeth Rohan

Program Manager

Alexandra Bertuch-Wallace

Program Coordinator