Jude Olson, PhD, ACC

Client Engagement Executive

  • Client Engagement Executive
  • ICF Certified Coach
  • Dallas/Fort Worth TX, USA


  • English

Jude Olson is an accredited, professional coach providing leadership and transition coaching to individuals, teams and organizations with a focus on building strengths for accelerated development. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation and qualified on assessments including Appreciative Coaching, Voices®360°, via EDGE™ and MBTI Step II.

She currently serves on the faculty of University of Dallas, Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, teaching “Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership” and “Leading Complex Organizations.” She is a coach for the Texas Christian University EMBA program. Her internal corporate experience includes, most recently, serving as Head Coach at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Fort Worth, where she was recognized for bringing innovation to both coaching and change consulting.

Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Jude spent six years with Drake Beam Morin, Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in career transition and corporate restructuring activities. As a Senior Vice President and Regional Consulting Partner, she led the Fort Worth office where she marketed, managed and consulted on change projects within a variety of industries. She has been an organization development consultant for Mervyn’s corporate headquarters in California and an independent consultant in Texas.

A native of Pennsylvania, Jude earned a B.S. in Journalism and M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University; and a Ph.D. in Human and Organization Systems from Fielding Graduate University. She has published in the Elsevier book on Complex Collaboration (2004) and “Inventing the Joint Strike Fighter — Applying Appreciative Inquiry to Collaborative Startups” in the OD Network Journal and as an E-Book (2013).