Todd Olsen
Leadership | Encounter Coach
empowerment | purpose | vision clarity
life transition | leadership development

During my 30-year career at Ford, I had some amazing experiences -- started a JV in Shanghai, China; negotiated multi-billion $$ deals selling companies like Aston Martin and Volvo; and helped the company develop its self-driving car strategy.

In early 2016, I sensed God calling me into a new adventure so I voluntarily retired from a successful career at Ford.  I took a one-year sabbatical (my 'Gap Year').  After hiring my own coach, I used that time to prepare for my next big adventure in starting Designed For Legacy coaching & coach training.

Through Designed for Legacy, I love to empower business leaders all over the world through 1-1 coaching, coach training, and facilitating group coaching.

On a personal level, I've been happily married to Kathy for over 33 years.  Together we have 5 kids (ages 32 to 18) and 5 grandkids.  I love activities that bring me outdoors - mountain biking, downhill skiing, hiking, camping.  We've lived overseas for 6+ years (both Asia and Europe), and love to experience new things through friendships with people of different cultures.

Certifications
  • Certified Encounter Coach & Trainer

  • Certified Professional Life Coach

  • Strengths Champion™ Certified Coach

  • MBA in Corporate Finance

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Qualifications
  • 25+ Years Leadership Experience

  • 1,000+ Hours Paid Coaching with Clients

  • 200+ Hours Coach Specific Training