Virginia Crocker Timmins is a Certified Business & Executive Coach who believes in the power of individuals and organizations to connect people and potential toward greater levels of success. She founded Soundboard Advisors LLC because she believes that it is not our circumstances that define who we are but how we journey through them that shapes what we become. A piano soundboard represents an inside-out transformation, where the string vibrations inside the instrument are converted to the music we hear on the outside. People and organizations also transform from the inside-out. At Soundboard Advisors, Virginia applies an inside-out, tailored, developmental results-based approach that enables her clients to greater realize their potential, become more effective, and achieve success while sustaining purpose and balance.
Virginia’s expertise spans leader and people development, strategic and tactical planning, and process excellence. She is a proud affiliate of Trusted Advisors Network (TAN), a world class leader in business and management consulting since its inception in 1978. Virginia brings her experience base together with proven practices from TAN to help her clients discover and maximize their potential. Virginia is certified in coaching and is a graduate of the TAN Coaching Academy. She is also certified in Process Excellence and an organizational assessment which provides a comprehensive perspective of an organization based on the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Program performance excellence criteria. Virginia is a TTI Success Insights Value Added Associate with certifications in several award-winning personal assessments that facilitate self-awareness, development, and performance management.
Prior to founding her coaching practice, Virginia enjoyed a successful 28-year corporate career as a broad-based executive leader with 10 years in middle management and 12 years in executive management. She worked in large company, small business unit, start-up, and turnaround environments where she was responsible for guiding several complex programs and new opportunities to proper conclusions.
Virginia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Union College and a Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has completed over 30 professional courses in leadership, business winning, program management, and engineering topics. She is a graduate of Dale Carnegie Training where she also served as an Assistant Coach.