A conqueror of mediocrity, Francie Van Wirkus is a certified professional coach in the insurance and financial services industry, with an Agile, Lean and sales focus.She helps people of all levels take strategic, sustainable steps toward their goals.
Her innovative ways of leading and sustaining change are helping lead a large IT transformation effort in a complex organization, where she is a SAFe 4.0 Program Consultant.
Francie is an active keynote speaker, author, blogger, and host of CL&I Radio, an internal corporate radio show, focused on all things continuous learning and improvement. Her passion for Agile doesn’t stop there. She is co-host of Agile Bettys, a motivational podcast that encourages living an agile lifestyle. She is author of a new business novel series on leadership, The Dominant Gene. Reveille, the first book in the series, begins the exhilarating journey of becoming a better leader. Permission to Lead, the second book in the series, continues the story and teachings of strong leadership.
Francie enjoys racing endurance events, as well as helping people do what seems impossible with Breakthrough Coaching. She lives in suburban Milwaukee with her husband and three delightful children.