Andy Churgin, ACC, CPCC is a co-founder and partner in Chain Reaction Partners, LLC. He is a certified Co-Active Professional
and Corporate Coach who coaches professionals and executives, conducts leadership development programs and facilitates team meetings and retreats. Since 1998, Andy has coached hundreds of individuals across the globe and worked with teams to be more collaborative to reach goals. He has also helped develop and deliver numerous courses on managing, leadership and communication skills for clients such as the University of Nebraska, University of Colorado, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Boulder Housing Authority and NOAA. With his partners, he has been instrumental in the design and delivery of the award-winning Leadership Academy and Executive Leadership Programs at the National Center for Atmospheric Research between 2003 and 2020. Andy and his wife, Carle, designed and delivered a six-month leadership development program in partnership with the University Corporation of Atmospheric Research for NSF-funded institutions for scientific leaders. Andy is also a consultant with BlackWolf Consultants, delivering leadership programs and coaching individuals and teams around the globe.
From 2006 until 2019, Andy co-led a program, Coaching and Mentoring for Excellence, with his wife for the Office of Personnel Management. This program has been delivered in its entirety or in a customized format to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General, Defense Commissary Agency, Internal Revenue Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Department of Defense SES, General Services Administration, Army Audit Agency and the Library of Congress.
In addition to executive coaching, Andy has more than 20 years experience in sales, marketing and general management. As brand manager, director of marketing, vice president of marketing and product development and president at various multi-national corporations and entrepreneurial companies, Andy developed expertise in strategic planning, team facilitation, product ideation, development and launch, and executive leadership. He earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland. Andy is certified by Team Coaching International in the Team Diagnostic Assessment, is a credentialed facilitator for the Strengths Deployment Inventory from Personal Strengths Publishing, as a coach for numerous 360 assessments and is certified in the Perrone-Ambrose Mentor Training Program