A Thought Leader Passionate About Helping Executives

Dr. Joanne Irving is the founder of Insight to Action Advisory LLC, a coaching and consulting firm for senior executives at mid- and large-size companies. She helps senior executives improve business outcomes and the quality of life for themselves and those around them — personally and professionally.

Joanne has been a psychologist for three decades in the Washington D.C. area where she has worked with influential leaders from a wide variety of organizations, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the White House.

Her corporate clients have included executives from AARP, Atlantic Health Systems, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Pfizer, and Sutter Health.

In all, she has worked with nearly 3,000 clients.

Because of her deep understanding of human dynamics and motivation, Joanne is able to help executives solve problems that they had previously found to be unsolvable.  She teaches them how to stay centered and lead with agility. Joanne is certified on the use of Cultural Transformation Tools, Leadership Agility, and Hogan Assessments. In addition, she is a certified Action Learning consultant and coach. She has served on the board of the World institute for Action Learning, as well as on other community service boards.

She graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University; received her PhD in psychology from the University of Maryland; and conducted her internship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Joanne lives in Potomac, Maryland with her husband, an administrative law judge. They have two grown sons who are successfully launched!