Shelli Hendricks

Shelli Hendricks

  • Learn
  • Lead
  • Legacy


Shelli Hendricks served the San Francisco Bay Area for nearly 20 years as a seasoned educator, executive coach, organization consultant and strategic business partner.

As an experienced executive coach, one of Shelli’s proudest achievements was leaving a corporate career to launch a leadership development and coaching practice. After working in some of the finest corporate learning and leadership development functions inside Fortune 500 companies, she now works with entrepreneurial startups and non-profit organizations to unlock extraordinary team effectiveness, personal transitions and organizational capability. Her custom-designed programs are designed to equip leaders and teams to learn, lead with dignity and grace, and leave a legacy with meaning and purpose.

In her role at Chevron, Shelli managed the global executive coaching program for the company’s most senior leaders, and managed a leadership program for emerging high potential future leaders who were early in career.

At McAfee (now Intel), she was responsible for high potential director development, corporate compliance training, social learning for leadership development, and global employee engagement survey administration. In over 9 years at EMC Corporation (now Dell), she built a regional learning function for the West Coast workforce, and developed programs for executive assimilation, assessment and coaching. In addition, Shelli developed change management programs to enable employee integration through 40 company acquisitions over a five-year period.

In addition, Shelli continues to work with senior executives in cutting edge companies, which are making a positive impact through sustainable practices. Her practice is built on an evidence-based, inquiry approach to coaching and organizational development. She is certified to use world-class leadership and team assessments, as well as stakeholder feedback instruments to provide multiple perspectives for her clients.

Researching at the intersection of leadership development, transformative learning, and sustainability, Shelli is pursuing a PhD in Organization Development and Change with Fielding Graduate University. Her intention is to raise awareness, create dialogue, inspire behavior change, and foster social and ecological responsibility. Please contact her with interests in designing a research project for your organization.

  • Ph.D., Organization Development & Change, Fielding Graduate University (in progress)
  • Certification, Evidence-based Coaching, Fielding Graduate University
  • MS, Educational Technology, Nova Southeastern University
  • BA, Literature, San Francisco State University

For fun, she extends her passion for learning through scuba, scientific research, marine conservation as a Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Certified Travel Associate.

Shelli’s business motto and life philosophy is Learn. Lead. Leave a Legacy.