North America

In today’s uncertain times, it’s more challenging than ever to grow your business.

Ann Ralston combines proven growth frameworks, tools, and hacks along with over two decades of coaching experience to help your organization achieve predictable growth, so you can get out of the weeds, drive accountability, and work ON the business instead of IN the business.

- Certified ExO Consultant and Coach
- Scaling Up Certified Coach
- Certified Business Structural Consultant
- Cultural Transformation Consultant
- Certified TLC™ Consultant and Coach
- Building Accountability and Commitment: Six Conversations that Matter
- Everything DiSC Authorized Partner
- Multipliers Trainer The Wiseman

- Healthcare
- Engineering – MEPT and Structural
- Consulting
- Education
- Entertainment & Recreation
- Food & Beverage
- Construction
- Consumer Products
- Software Development
- Pharmaceutical
- Real Estate

- MA Exercise Science Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
- BA Health and Physical Education Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
- Principles and Practices of OD Columbia University, New York, NY

- Ralston Consulting Inc., Powell, OH - 1997 – present President and Co-founder, Management Consultant
- Power On Software, New Albany, OH - 2000 – 01 Director of Operations & Human Resources
- OhioHealth Learning Institute, Columbus, OH - 1993 – 97 Management & Organizational Consultant & Trainer
- Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Columbus, OH - 1988 – 93 Manager - Wellness Education
- Doctors Hospitals, Columbus, OH - 1987 – 88 Exercise Physiologist, Phase II & III Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI - 1986 – 87 Graduate Assistant
- Muskegon Y Family Christian Association, Muskegon, MI – 1983 – 86, Physical Direct

With a detective-like sense of curiosity and a blend of compassion and cut-to-the-chase insights, Ann works with business leaders to identify and overcome barriers to growth.

For more than 20 years, she has helped chief executives, teams and organizations achieve their greatest aspirations. Leveraging diverse, cross-industry experience; a battery of proven methodologies and strategic growth tools; and a foundation of empathy and pragmatism, Ann coaches clients through the development of their strategic vision to execution and exponential growth.

Known for her uncanny ability to quickly get to the heart of an issue, Ann works with CEOs and their teams to build high-performing organizations; create alignment; and develop thriving company cultures.

“We spend a third of our time on this earth at work,” she says. “I work with CEOs to help them create healthy, thriving company cultures that translate to exponential growth.” A certified Scaling Up Coach, Ann uses proven tools to help clients assess their goals, identify growth barriers and develop plans to successfully scale. She is also an ExO (Exponential Organizations) Coach, helping organizations leverage the convergence of technological changes to transform their team’s mindset and innovation capabilities.

“We’re living in one of the most exciting times in the history of business — a time when technology is dramatically changing the way we work,” she says. “It’s a time of innovation and disruption, and while disorienting at times, it is a time of great opportunity. My job is to help leaders navigate through the turbulence and stay focused on what it takes to succeed.”

A passionate Rotarian, Ann is actively involved in service projects at the local, regional and global levels. She co-founded Central Ohio Robotics Initiative (CORI) and is a board member of the PAST Foundation, a non-profit that links learning to life in a unique and collaborative way to create the workplace of the future. She’s also an avid gardener, tennis player and dog lover.

Ann is a brilliant, professional, compassionate coach and thought partner who will help you more readily create the future you want!