About Laura

I help high-achieving people realize their full potential and create new realities.

Recognized for my expertise, compassion, and investment in guiding clients through transformation, I work with people to identify and unlock potential, leverage capacity, and support transitions. I am known for asking the right questions at the right time in order to move to action.

I’ve been where you are: knowing there’s more or something else you need to be more fully satisfied.

A trained mediator, executive coach, licensed clinical social worker (LICSW), and Agile professional, my focus has always been on enhancing individual performance. My experience spans organizations including Aetna, Dell, Pegasystems, iZotope, Boston Public Library, Harvard University, Wellesley College, Ohio University, and IntelyCare.

I have a BA from Mount Holyoke College, and Masters in Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. When I’m not coaching, I serve on the board of The Metropolitan Chorale, volunteer with Food For Free in Cambridge, travel whenever possible, and am a lifelong choral singer.

Laura Althoff, executive coach

Success is a moving target.

After a decade working in Agile environments, I believe in prioritizing goals, identifying impediments, continuous improvement, and inspecting and adapting all along the way.


Laura brought structure, sanity and compassion to all of our conversations. Within weeks, I had a solid plan and was already implementing it. Now I know that Laura is available for any fine tuning that is needed in the future. I cannot say enough about the value that Laura provided and how great I feel about having invested in myself.

Jennifer McCabe

Director, Dell Technologies

Laura is an amazingly gifted listener. Her calming and compassionate personality never fails to put anyone at ease. A rare find in today’s business environment. Thank you, Laura!

Nik See

Brand Strategy Consultant