Edmond Odobai comes to ExecHQ with a tremendous amount of education, knowledge, mental health, healthcare, insurance, organizational management and leadership experience, and wisdom. Edmond was primarily raised in Liverpool, England where he first discovered his love for being around people. Later moving to the States at the age of 10, Edmond has spent greater than 21 years working within many disciplines and paradigm shifts. Such discipline’s include healthcare, scholastic systems, and Turn-Around leadership.
Edmond’s unique sensibility is consistent, calming, and refreshing. He is a true servant-leader who values others, their talent’s, and the value that each individual potentially brings to the conversation–the power of we. His ability to ask the tough questions and zoom-in to zoom-out [and vice versa], is a strength that consitituents continually speak of–well after exiting any fractional or permanent executive roles of management or leadership.
Edmond is a self-starter and an energetic go-getter. Via Edmond’s strong faith and work ethic, his guidance is a laser-focused approach that is welcomed and refreshing. He has also owned and operated several businesses, including a wholesale tire business and starting and selling two advertising firms in his early collegiate career. Edmond has experiential and formative master’s coursework and training in Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology, Clinical Psychology, as well as licensure in Life, Accident, & Health insurance in the state(s) Arizona, California, Pennsylvania, and Nevada.
Edmond’s areas of expertise include:
- Business Intelligence
- Crisis Management
- Performance improvement turnarounds
- Strategic Thinking
- Scale & Scope Mitigation
- Coaching & Developing
- Risk Management
- Business Advisory
- Business Operations
- Business Transformation
- Cash Flow Improvements
- Change Management
Edmond has also completed doctoral coursework in the Healthcare Administrative discipline, and currently earning his Organizational Leadership certification at Harvard University Business School. Although very educated, Edmond is humble and has a true heart for helping and serving others. He is also a licensed Minister. He has a heart for ministry and helping others succeed, while leaning into the conversation actively, as part of a scale and scope mindset.