ACTO Member Profile

Sukari Pinnock

SUKARI PINNOCK-FITTS, MSOD, PCC Sukari Pinnock-Fitts is a seasoned Organization Development consultant and PCC-level ICF-certified Coach, specializing in cultural competency, leadership and executive development, organization transitions and team building.  Her Master's degree, in Organization Development, is from the American University.  Her undergraduate degree, in Labor Studies, is from the National Labor College. She holds certificates in Leadership Coaching and Mentor Coaching, from the Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership.   Pinnock-Fitts is an Adjunct Professor in the Human Resources Masters’ Degree Program for the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.  She is the Program Director for, and curriculum designer of Georgetown’s Executive Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Management, within the Institute for Transformational Leadership (ITL).  She is a Coach Assessor for Georgetown’s Leadership Coaching Certificate Program and Board Member of the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO).  Pinnock-Fitts is presently working on a book about coaching “with identity in mind.”   Believing strongly in an “action-oriented” approach, Pinnock-Fitts works with individuals and organizations to maximize human potential, cultivate talent and enhance group and individual performance.  In the two decades spent as an Executive with a mid-sized nonprofit organization, she developed a unique understanding of the need for effectiveness, efficiency and commitment in both mission and profit-driven organizations.  Pinnock-Fitts understands that in bringing about small shifts – in awareness, thinking, behavior, intention and action – significant change can emerge to help propel her clients forward.  Her coaching style is characterized as “direct” and her coaching approach is designed to support the client’s agenda for enhanced performance, effective interpersonal relationships, and reasoned decision-making.    Pinnock-Fitts has coached clients in organizations including, but not limited to: the AARP, the American Federation of Government Employees, the American University, the Atlanta Housing Authority, Busboys & Poets Restaurant Group, the Consumer Health Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Transportation, the Federal Reserve Bank, the George Washington University, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the National Education Association, the Potomac Health Foundation, the Service Employees International Union, and the Weissberg Foundation. Her favorite quote: “Chance favors the prepared mind.” (Louis Pasteur)

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Credential ICF-PCC