Katy Trost is an Executive Coach certified through the ‘Institute For Professional Excellence in Coaching’ (IPEC), ACC accredited by the ‘International Coach Federation’ (ICF), and a contributor to Forbes Magazine. She works with founders, CEOs, and executives of small- to mid-sized companies as they are looking to navigate the biggest challenges of accelerated business growth. They partner with her to increase personal performance, optimize execution, and become more effective leaders. Her extensive knowledge and understanding of psychology combined with a deep passion for business and leadership enable her to facilitate others in transforming their perspective, performance, and peace of mind.
Born and raised in Germany, Katy spent four years traveling the world before moving to New York City, starting her first business at the age of 21. While abroad, she spent multiple months in Buddhist monasteries studying the mindfulness teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh and Vipassana, learning how to implement them to improve performance and balance in life and business. Through her research on how the brain manifests stress in the body, she was able to heal herself from years of chronic pain. Katy’s work has been featured on Forbes, Success Magazine, Thrive Global, Addicted2Success, Best Self Magazine, The Best You Magazine, Thought Catalog, and other media outlets. She partners with organizations like WeWork, Soho House, and Techhub as well as Quinnipiac University to lead training on the topics of leadership, entrepreneurship, and high-performance psychology and hosts events around the world. She’s signed with multiple coaching firms that she regularly supports in serving their clients; JAS Leadership, Hercules Coaching, and SEVEN Coaching.