High-tech Managers and Technical Leaders, Career Growth and Transition, Ministry Professionals and Non-profit Leaders
Tom Donaldson, ACC, is a leadership and team effectiveness coach with 26 years in the computer software industry, including 23 years at Microsoft leading teams of highly skilled engineers in the commercial technical support division. Tom also has the unique perspective of 15 years in full-time ministry focused on the university campus and the single adult community in the local church.
Tom works with managers and technical leaders to develop trust and transparency that leads to clarity, growth and achievement. He helps clients sharpen self-awareness of values, skills, and personal strengths, leading to more effective networking and collaboration. Tom also works with ministry and other non-profit leaders to develop effective leadership and collaboration within teams.
Tom holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of North Texas and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2011, he earned the Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching from the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas, and received the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the International Coach Federation.
Tom is also completing the Coaching for Ministry certification from Coaching4Clergy. Tom has served two years on the board of the ICF North Texas Chapter, is a past president of the Plano Civic Chorus board, and provides coaching services for City House in Plano.