Beryl B. Byles, Executive Coach

Beryl B. Byles specializes in leadership development for senior executives in corporations, CEOs of small to mid-sized companies, and non-profit executives. Drawing on three decades of experience in individual effectiveness within learning organizations and management-related issues, she coaches individuals and groups to facilitate the changes that can lead to more successful and fulfilling careers.

Beryl relocated to the Philadelphia area with CIGNA in 1984 before starting her own executive coaching practice in 1991. Her background includes organizational consulting, management training, executive outplacement, and collegiate to graduate-level teaching. Her most significant professional accomplishments have focused on personal transitions and organizational change—from founding the local chapter of a peer support program for individuals experiencing significant loss, for example, to establishing a regional office for a national outplacement firm.

During her 16 years as an independent executive coach, Beryl has worked with leaders in a wide range of local, regional, and global organizations. Specific clients have included executives, administrators, and staff members at such organizations as AstraZeneca, ALICO (a division of AIG), CIGNA, CoreStates Bank, Lockheed Martin, Patriot Bank, United Health, Arts and Business Council and Opera America.

Other Activities:

  • Board Member, Victory Bank
  • Forum of Executive Women
  • Business Volunteer for the Arts
  • Former Board President, Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia
  • Advisory Committee, Southeastern Louisiana University, College of Business
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of Pennsylvania.

Complete Résumé

Beryl’s impact on the individuals she coaches is significant. She approaches each one with a respect for their uniqueness, an enthusiasm for their humanity, and a driving sense of urgency to improve ‘their’ world. She is truly an empowering force who has guided others to look inside themselves for their own source of strength.

—Vice President, CoreStates Bank

Beryl B. Byles | Executive Coach | 200 W. Washington Sq., #1506 | Philadelphia, PA 19106 | (p) 267.886.9056 | (c) 610.331.8081