Camille Preston, a Mobius Consultant, is a psychologist, executive coach, speaker and writer specializing in personal and organizational growth and development. She is an expert in the field of Virtual Leadership Effectiveness and is the founder and president of AIM Leadership, a coaching and training company focused on improving individual, team, and organizational effectiveness by developing leadership capabilities from the inside out.
With 15 years’ experience, Dr. Preston specializes in innovative, real world and strategic solutions that engage and enable individuals and teams to develop authentic, purposeful, and principled leadership. AIM clients learn to navigate change, to anticipate and address challenges proactively, to create more holistic, sustainable business solutions, and to become more effective leaders.
Her work includes coaching; conducting assessments and evaluations; designing and implementing mentoring programs; developing and delivering leadership, diversity and training curricula and programs; and developing and facilitating strategic retreats. Dr. Preston’s clients include a worldwide roster of individuals, corporate executives and organizations in both the public and private sector. From Kabul to Geneva, from Tokyo to
Washington, DC, Dr. Preston has helped hundreds of clients achieve lasting change and become better leaders.
In addition to her training and coaching, Dr. Preston is a sought-after public speaker and facilitator. She was most recently a featured speaker at the 2010 HCI Summit in Tucson, AZ and was the leadership facilitator for The Asia Foundation in Thailand and Afghanistan. She is also a popular author whose works include Virtual Effectiveness, The Science of Complexification, Random Acts of Appreciation, Virtual Influence, The Art of Optimization, Authentic Encounters, and Virtual Authenticity.
Dr. Preston earned her undergraduate degree from Williams College and her doctorate in psychology from the University of Virginia. She received her executive coaching certificate from Georgetown University and is certified by the Stanford Research Institute in Neurolinguistics Programming and Neurostrategies. She received advanced leadership training from the Center for Creative Leadership and is certified to administer CCL 360 assessments, ESCI, Hogan – MVPI, MBTI, FIRO-B, HPT, Job Challenges Profile, Learning Tactics Inventory,
and other assessment tests.
In 2000, Dr. Preston won the International Best Dissertation of the Year from the APA. In 2003 and 2004, she was identified as a Future Leader and awarded three scholarships by the Center for Creative Leadership. Dr. Preston serves as an advisor, guest speaker, and mentor for Compass Partners, a nonprofit collegiate organization that helps develop responsible young entrepreneurs.
Dr. Preston lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband.