Jessica Harrington

PCC, MS
Executive Business Coach

About Jessica

Jessica’s passion is partnering with firm owners to discover the gap between their current situation and their desired success, then working with them to implement strategies that help them pursue their firm’s full potential. A strong advocate of the importance of goal setting and process-based businesses, she sees the timeless concepts outlined in Tested in the Trenches paired with executive coaching as a powerful way already-successful advisors can increase their IQ (Implementation Quotient) and break through plateaus.

Jessica earned her BA in Marketing from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. She later found her passion for coaching and consulting with business owners and earned her Executive and Professional Coaching Graduate Certificate.

She considers herself a lifelong learner and has completed her Master of Science in Leadership, Organizational Development degree in the summer of 2020 from the University of Texas at Dallas. She spent the last several years developing and sharpening her skillset and has completed Flawless Consulting ® and Situational Leadership II Facilitator training programs to deepen her ability to work with business owners on creating strong businesses and teams.

She holds the designation of Professional Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and belongs to both the North Texas and LA ICF Chapters. As a Certified Kolbe™ Consultant, she works with business owners to leverage their human capital and increase their hiring power.

Jessica also holds the Series 7 and 66. Her previous financial services work experience includes working at HD Vest Financial Services, a broker dealer in Dallas, TX as a Practice Management Consultant and Field Support Coordinator.

Jessica and her spoiled dachshund mix currently reside in Dallas, TX. She grew up in Michigan and loves going back to the “Mitten” to visit her family and friends. She also loves to travel and hike in State and National Parks. She enjoys live music, reading, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, going to the farmers’ market, cooking, volunteering at the local humane society to help homeless pets find forever homes and connecting with her friends and family over various activities.

Specialty Areas

  • Kolbe™ Consulting
  • Situational Leadership
  • Hiring Process

Experience

  • Professional Certified Coach through ICF
  • Certified Kolbe™ Consultant
  • Formerly Practice Management Consultant, HD Vest Financial Services

Education

  • Bachelor’s in Marketing from Grand Valley State University
  • Master of Science in Leadership, Organizational Development from University of Texas at Dallas

Latest Blog Posts

Blog Business Management

Why Financial Advisors Should Delegate to the Gig Economy

Posted on January 9, 2023
Advisors are wearing too many hats. And in many cases, they make their team members wear too many hats, too. But there’s a way to do less, elevate your …

Blog Business Management

Employee Benefits that can Give Your Firm the Competitive Advantage

Posted on October 18, 2022
  Competition is fierce right now in attracting and retaining top talent. Gone are the days of the onus being on job candidates to impress you – in this …

Blog Business Management

The Feedback Framework: The Critical Importance of Feedback

Posted on August 3, 2022
Think back on your career. If you’re anything like me, you might have a painful memory or two about feedback that was given to you in a less-than-constructive way. …

Blog Business Management

How Mentoring Led Me to Financial Services and Made a Pit Stop Permanent

Posted on May 4, 2022
Working in the financial services industry was supposed to be a pit stop for me. I can say with 100% certainty that I wouldn’t be where I am today …
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