Carlann Fergusson Instructor Information

Leader Accelerator, Propel Forward LLC

Propel Forward LLC

  • Member since 2016

Carlann Fergusson has been an executive coach for over twenty years. She blends her expertise in behavioral psychology, change management, strategic thinking and organizational development to create lasting results. She ensures leaders gain deep self-awareness and eliminate self-sabotaging behaviors. Her guidance is based on coaching, training and selecting hundreds of executives across diverse companies as well as her own journey into the executive ranks.


Carlann's past experience includes leading award-winning global and national teams for Intel, Visteon, Meijer, Press Ganey, Florida Power, and the US Government. Her roles included overseeing organizational and talent development, strategic planning, large-scale change, manufacturing, and corporate communications. Her graduate degree is in Industrial-Organizational Psychology.


Carlann is the author of the highly acclaimed book The Insightful Leader: Find Your Superpowers, Crush Limiting Beliefs and Abolish Self-Sabotaging Behaviors (Praeger, June 2018). The book received endorsements from Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author as well as Jack Stahl, Former CEO of Revlon and Former President of The Coca-Cola Company. Carlann has been a featured guest on ABC News Radio, Wharton Business Radio and has been cited in CBS MoneyWatch, International Business Times, Newsday and Workday. Carlann also has the pleasure of influencing future executives as an adjunct instructor for Northwestern University’s Leadership Program. She is a recipient of Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies Distinguished Teaching Excellence Award.

Carlann resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband who works for Disney. They shamelessly lure their two married children into family visits with free park tickets.