Faculty and Executive Coach
Susan Smalley is an Associate and Executive Coach with El Camino Group, LLC. Susan is a leadership coach and master facilitator with over 25 years of experience in supporting the growth and development of leaders, teams, and individuals. She is the founder of the Smalley Consulting Group, specializing in Leadership Development, Team Building & Communication, and Culture Change.
She brings a wealth of real-world experience to her work, spending 15 years at the Walt Disney Company working across the studio to improve team effectiveness and build leadership skills. While there, she implemented the development strategy for the top executive talent, including building the Studio’s coaching practice and implementing an Executive Mentor program.
Susan has her coaching credential and served on the Board of the International Coaching Federation in Los Angeles for three years. She has been certified as a coach from the College of Executive Coaching and as a strengths coach from The Marcus Buckingham Company. In addition, she is a coach for The Mind Gym and Right Management and is an affiliate member of the Harvard Institute of Coaching. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Masters of Business Administration.
Some of her clients include The Walt Disney Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Mondo Media, Six Point Harness Studio, Mattel, Hasbro, NBC/Universal, First 5 LA, Edmunds, ChowNow, and Hyundai.