John Hope ’81 and wife Kristi are set to lead the new location Intelligent Leadership Executive Coaching (ILEC) is opening in Nashville. The Hopes will provide leadership coaching and leadership development programs to build strong cultures in businesses of all sizes and types, from Fortune 500 companies to small and medium-sized businesses. They intend to Lead with Hope in 2021 and beyond by helping others evolve into strong leaders that organizations need to rebuild their teams and sustain their future.
The Hopes will assist businesses by aiding in the development of both their emerging and existing leaders, such as C-level executives, vice presidents, mid-level managers and emerging leaders, making Nashville a destination for leadership and cultural transformation retreats. They both bring with them extensive experience to their new business. John Hope is a retired Colonel, served four combat tours and two multi-national force peace keeping tours, also receiving a Purple Heart.
“John and I are excited to begin this next chapter in our lives by joining the ILEC family,” said Kristi Hope, co-owner of the new ILEC franchise, “ILEC offers us an opportunity to work together in our adopted hometown doing something we’re passionate about and enable us to pay forward the knowledge and lessons we’ve learned in our careers to the leaders that we’ll be coaching.”