Jill Chernekoff is an executive and personal development coach with 14 years of experience helping leaders realize their potential by aligning their internal resources with purposeful goals. Her highly effective, holistic leadership coaching style helps clients leverage the power of self-awareness and clear communication, while focusing on strengths and values to reach their full potential. Jill’s powerful questioning and insight inspires leaders to discover their authentic voice, positively influence teams and stakeholders, and achieve their personal best.
Jill specializes in leadership and personal coaching, positive psychology, and communication consulting. Combining her innate humor and wisdom with an extensive toolkit of evidence-based approaches, Jill helps leaders achieve positive change. Using a transformative learning model, she partners with them to identify strengths, challenge assumptions, manage emotions, and develop strong relationships that foster collaboration, engagement, and productivity.
Jill brings more than two decades of professional communication experience to her role as an executive and leadership coach. She has coached some of the regions’ top business, scientific, and civic leaders since 2003. Her prestigious client roster includes AstraZeneca, GSK, Wharton School of Business, Lincoln Financial Group, Vanguard, Crown Holdings, TD Bank, Campbell’s, Cushman and Wakefield, The Princeton University Medical Center, and Penn Medicine.
Jill’s expertise in the art and science of effective communication stems from a 20-year career in network broadcasting. Her talent and drive propelled her from local radio newscaster to television talk show host. She gained international prominence as a CNN Headline News anchor and became a household name in the Philadelphia region as the nightly co-anchor of The Fox Ten O’clock News. In her broadcasting career, she learned agility, how to perform under pressure, navigate rapid change, and remain focused through chaos and uncertainty. She received numerous awards for broadcasting excellence including an Emmy award for Outstanding Achievement in Health and Science reporting, and several Associated Press and Outstanding Communicator awards.
Jill holds a B.S. in Speech-Communication Education from the University of Delaware, a certified coach designation (NCC) in ontological coaching from the Newfield Network, the Professional Coach designation (PCC) from the International Coach Federation, and certification in Applied Positive Psychology.
Recognized for her expertise by many organizations, Jill is frequently featured as a keynote speaker and program facilitator. She has been an instructor for accredited educational courses, served as adjunct professor of public speaking at Rosemont College, and is an executive coach for the Wharton MBA program.