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Victor G Thompson 

Emergent Leadership Pathways  Leadership Coach and Business Consultant
Maple Grove, MN

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Maple Grove, MN
Emergent Leadership Pathways
Leadership Coach and Business Consultant
12656 88th Place North
Maple Grove, MN 55369

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Center for Coaching in Organizations
Certified by a professional coach training school
Master's degree


Victor is a Talent Optimization Certified Consultant, leadership coach and consultant, HR Leader, strategy facilitator and classroom instructor. He is driven by the belief that when insightful leaders inspire a highly engaged culture aligned with their business strategy, their teams generate amazing results. He operates from the notion that when leaders embrace change, tremendous opportunities arise for personal reflection, insight and growth. 


His clients identify him as a big picture thinker who listens to and understands what they need. He builds trusting relationships that allow him to meaningfully challenge others to expand their way of thinking and empower their future.  

Victor has a diverse background that includes over 20 years of human resources, change management, diversity, inclusion & belonging, executive coaching and professional development experience with organizations across multiple sectors, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations. He began his HR experience with Hennepin County, one of the top-ranked county organizations in the country. During his tenure at Hennepin County, he was a key driver in changes made to overhaul their recruitment processes and in the development and facilitation of numerous workshops. 


Victor has held leadership positions with multiple organizations where he has had first-hand experience transforming businesses and developing teams. He is frequently sought to help organizations identify and execute on top priorities as well as lead strategy sessions. Victor is viewed as a top-notch organizational development and leadership coaching professional with demonstrated success in developing leaders, building effective teams and leading workplace restructuring efforts. He is also known for his ability to partner with the organizations to increase employee engagement, leverage diversity and accelerate performance.

Victor holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration from Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. He has completed his doctoral coursework in Organization Development at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota and holds executive coaching certifications in the Bridges Coaching method, the Leader Coach model and Leadership Effectiveness Training (LET) process. Additionally, Victor is trained and certified to facilitate numerous assessments including Predictive Index, REACH profiles and DiSC as well as a variety of coaching and change models used in leadership development.