Phil Bergey, PhD

Executive Coach and Consultant

Phil Bergey, PhD​
Phil Bergey, PhD

Phil helps leaders transform themselves and the organizations they lead. Building on more than 30 years in board and executive roles in both business and non-profit leadership, he attends to both results and relationships with humor, flexibility, and depth. Through coaching, facilitation, consulting, and teaching, Phil helps leaders gain new perspectives on themselves and their work.

Phil’s approach to helping leaders grows out of diverse leadership experience, which includes being a business partner in a 3-generation family business; starting several organizations; leading a 300-year-old organization for over a decade; serving senior leadership roles in systems as large as 100,000 members; coaching business owners and executives as well as advising and training boards.

His primary work consists of designing processes and coaching leaders and teams through implementing adaptive organizational change. He uses a variety of tools and assessments, and is certified with Taylor Protocols’ Core Values Index, Integrative Enneagram’s iEQ9, and Genos International’s emotional intelligence programs. Phil was a fellow in several multi-year leadership programs funded by the Lilly Endowment.

Alongside his on-the-ground experience, Phil’s academic training has been in the areas of human development, evidence-based coaching, organizational systems, and meaningmaking. Phil is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation; and an Executive Process Consultant (EPC) by the Society for Process Consulting.

Phil has earned degrees in human and organizational systems (PhD), human development (MA), theology and ethics (MA), and history (BA). Phil has taught in a number of educational settings, including the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Theological Seminary.

Phil is married to Evon and lives in Lancaster (PA). They are parents of three adult sons and have five grandchildren. Among other things, Phil enjoys rivers, raptors, and reading.

Select Clients:

  • USA Swimming (CO)
  • Presbyterian Church USA (KY)
  • Carmel Swim Club (IN)
  • Norris, Perné & French (MI)
  • Lancaster Chamber of Commerce (PA)

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