Full Name
Shawn Mank
Job Title
Executive Coach
Wiser Way Coaching
Speaker Bio
Shawn is an Executive Leadership Coach and Six Sigma Black Belt who combines both disciplines to guide executives within organizations to discover their own custom, human and data driven solutions to any work challenge.

Shawn’s expansive career includes most recently serving as the Director of the Executive Strategy Group, and the Deputy Chief Learning Officer of the Central Intelligence Agency, where he led some of the most complex and multi-faceted leadership initiatives, challenges, and innovations both at home and abroad. He has been a recurring guest lecturer, faculty, and facilitator, for the U.S. Naval Academy, Shenandoah University, U.S. Marine Corps, NASA, National Leadership Institute, and the Center for Leadership Development in Yerevan, Armenia. He has coached senior leaders across the Intelligence Community, the military, the private sector, academia, and developed curricula for therapeutic schools and programs.

Shawn has a vast track record and decades of success in dozens of highly sensitive, highly political environments in senior learning and development roles, process improvement, and program management. He is well respected for his unquestioned integrity, vibrant and positive approach, and for his unique intuition, skills, and capacity to strengthen and empower already-exceptional leaders. His thoughtful insights create client pathways to new ideas, awareness, and results, while simultaneously supporting the ability to execute on complex multi-year business strategies with measurable outcomes.
Shawn has extensive experience developing and delivering specialized coaching and training programs based on specific employee and leadership needs. He is a retired Naval Officer with a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in Political Science and an M.S. in Management Information Systems from The George Washington University. He received his Executive Coach training from Georgetown University and his Six Sigma Black Belt from Breakthrough Management Group, Inc. He is certified in more than nine psychometric instruments and assessments, and holds a TS/SCI, with polygraph, level clearance.
Shawn Mank