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 in a complex organization, where she is a SAFe 4.0 Program Consultant.
Francie is an active keynote speaker, author, blogger, and co-host of Agile Bettys, a motivational podcast that encourages living an agile lifestyle. She is author of a 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. Book three, Leading Unlikely, is slated for release in May 2018.
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.