Martin Costa MA, MEd
Martin Costa is an executive coach and organizational development professional with 25 years of experience working with leaders to develop solutions through the frameworks of business and finance, organizational dynamics and leadership practice. Martin’s areas of expertise include executive coaching, leadership development, change strategy, career coaching, organization design and team development.
In his internal and external OD work, Martin has been involved in the design and delivery of leadership development programs for a number of major international organizations. These programs included dozens of individual coaching engagements, with the focus ranging from the development of individual career plans, to the execution of strategies to lead organizational transformation.
Martin’s OD work is highlighted by the launch, leadership and successful sustainment of a Lean Six Sigma program at a top-ranked academic medical center in New York City. The Lean program spanned the clinical, research and education missions of the organization, as well as corporate services.
He has also led department redesigns, culture change initiatives, change management programs for IT systems implementations, and the design and management of a career development department for a major professional services firm.
As a coach and facilitator, Martin leverages his business knowledge, organizational systems focus, and personal positivity to engage and support clients. His multi-lens view helps leaders better understand the complexity of the challenges they face, and in turn to develop comprehensive, lasting solutions.
Martin has an M.A. in Organizational Psychology and M.Ed. in Psychological Counseling, both from Columbia University. In his first career, Martin was a practicing CPA, and has a B.S. in Accounting from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
His certifications include: Certified Coach - Gestalt Institute Study Center, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Hogan Leadership Assessment, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and 360 Coach for the Lominger FYI Architect.
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