Adrienne Shoch

Executive Coach*, Certified Yoga Instructor, ACC

Adrienne Shoch is an executive coach, certified yoga instructor, massage therapist, and founder of 5 to 1 Consulting, an innovative consulting practice which focuses on the ways in which the brain and body influence behaviour and decision making. She is a strategic leadership and organizational development (OD) executive with more than 25 years’ experience working with a broad range of domestic and global organizations spanning across industries and functions.

She provides an innovative and holistic approach to coaching, learning and change management with focus on leadership and business development which is comprehensive, pragmatic and relevant on a local and global scale. Her development philosophy blends positive leadership, systems thinking, somatics and mindfulness with research and science based practices.

In addition to coaching, her breadth of experience includes launching and leading Thales University North America, one of eight global corporate universities for Thales Group, managing HR functions across Europe as an expatriate in The Netherlands for CGI (formerly AMS), leading consulting engagements for the World Bank, guest lecturing at Salisbury University School of Communication Arts and working with elite athletes as a sports massage therapist.


*ACC and PCC designate International Coach Federation (ICF) credentialed coach

The ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches across a variety of coaching disciplines. Its 30,000-plus members, located in more than 135 countries, work toward the common goal of enhancing awareness of coaching, upholding the integrity of the profession, and continuing education on the current research and coaching practices.