The Delve Cadre

Susan Auger, PhD

Executive Coach and Consultant

Susan is a dedicated executive coach and management consultant with over 25 years of experience helping unlock the full potential of individuals, teams, and organizations. Susan assists high-achieving and emerging leaders and their teams through coaching, consulting, and customized leadership training. Susan specializes in cultivating collaborative cultures and leadership skills vital to developing and maintaining strategic partnerships and peak performance amidst uncertainty and turbulent times.

As a coach, Susan partners with clients to explore challenges and opportunities for growth in the context of real-world constraints. Clients are encouraged to select goals and create actionable steps unique to their strengths and aspirations. This process supports clarity, accountability, and achieving the desired results. It also enhances one’s capabilities for agility in thought and action, and resiliency. At the heart of Susan’s work is a deep respect for clients and a belief in one’s capacity for change.

Susan is adept at recognizing and building on individual and organizational strengths. Her ability to ask critical questions is deepened by her extensive and diverse portfolio. Her experience as a researcher and clinician gives her a unique perspective as a coach particularly in healthcare and grant-funded, scientific settings. Susan is sensitive to issues and challenges faced by leaders in corporate and non-profit sectors, small businesses, start-ups, and cross-sector collaborations.

Client organizations include: Dell EMC, American Medical Research Institute (AMRI), First Citizens Bank, Kerzner International Resorts, Glaxo-Wellcome, Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for the Sociology of Health and Medicine at University of Vienna, Austria, The Governor’s Institute, National Center for Farmworker Health, NC Community-based Hospital Consult Liaison Project for Addiction and Pain Management.


PhD, Human & Organizational Systems, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA
ACC, International Coaching Federation Certification- pending
MA, Human Development, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA
MSW, Family & Child Health, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC
CSS, Business Administration & Management,Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
BA, Philosophy, Minor, Human Resources, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA