Elva Bankins Baxter

Elva Bankins Baxter


Current | Berwyn, PA



Elva Bankins Baxter

Elva coaches executives enabling them to develop and enhance their leadership competencies. As a former sales, technology, and operations executive, she has consulted with leaders of organizations across a broad spectrum of industries. Elva has an extensive background in executive search, career transition services, redeployment, and leadership competencies.

She creates a "safe zone" to uncover solutions that enable leaders to "bounce back" from unexpected challenges and transitions, face their fears, dispel myths, and overcome procrastination. Elva has "walked in the shoes" of many professionals that she coaches. She has a passion for using a combination of intuition, powerful questioning, and discovery conversations to explore the possibilities, overcome leadership and business challenges to achieve greater clarity and focus.

Elva is a frequent writer and often quoted in social media forums, blogs, and online posts. Serving on the boards of many local Philadelphia, PA area non-profits, Elva holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Management from Eastern University, St. Davids, Pennsylvania. A Certified Master Coach, she is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

An avid lover of jazz and blues, Elva loves walking, biking, sharing good times with family and friends at the beaches of Southern Delaware, and traveling to quaint and unusual places.