executive presence coach, trainer and speaker


Meet Jean O’Brien


Executive Presence Coach, Trainer and Speaker

Jean O’Brien has used her unique combination of executive experience, leadership energy and comprehensive hands-on human resources expertise to found the O’Brien Group. Her highly acclaimed Executive Presence Program is a result of over 25 years of organizational experience in cultivating skills that promote enhanced business performance and productivity. Over the years, she has worked closely with hundreds of professionals to nurture career growth and avoid career-limiting situations.

Throughout her career Jean has worked with people at all levels within companies, government agencies, educational institutions and renowned career consulting organizations. She is well regarded for her ability to quickly and thoroughly evaluate organizational objectives, needs and expectations, and then integrate new behaviors that best realize individual potential and organizational goals. A vibrant communicator with a commitment to quality, Jean is effective with conducting group programs, one-on-one sessions, and as a speaker.

Jean received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Development from the Pennsylvania State University. Her professional credentials and certifications include Professional in Human Resources, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Executive Business Etiquette.

About Jean's Upcoming Book

Jean is currently finishing an exciting book on Executive Presence, brimming with fascinating insights, strategies and humorous observations that apply to everyday business situations. Some of the topics addressed include presenting positive first impressions, excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills, how to quickly and correctly interpret people’s body language, and achieving a versatile appearance that is both personally flattering and professional.

Her book prepares everyone for the daily use of Executive Presence during business meetings, strategic networking, and business social situations. It also provides valuable insights into the functioning of office politics. The book will be available this year, 2013.