York IE, a vertically integrated investment firm, announced today that Dr. Julie Gurner, executive performance expert and founder of executive performance coaching business Gurner Consulting, is now an advisor for businesses within the York IE portfolio.
Dr. Gurner brings more than a decade of experience working with some of the nation’s top technology and finance executives to the York IE advisory team. Her unique approach to executive training allows her to use focused precision to find individual cognitive shift points that help already high performers thrive and reach their own potential. She has worked with professional athletes, founders, executives, and teams around the world.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Dr. Julie Gurner to York IE,” said Kyle York, CEO and co-founder of York IE. “I’ve seen Dr. Gurner in action and know her experience working with executives will provide immediate value to companies we work with. The impact of her approach to executive strategy and coaching will be felt across the portfolio. We want all of our founders to reach their full potential and Dr. Gurner provides a unique and valuable skill set.”
About Dr. Julie Gurner
Founded in 2009, Gurner Consulting provides private executive coaching and consulting to top percentile executives, with an average client net worth of more than twenty million dollars. As part of her consulting practice, Dr. Gurner hosts “The Relentless” podcast, holding conversations with thought leaders across industries about the mindsets and behaviors that set them apart and drive their success. Dr. Gurner received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford and has served on several Boards of Directors to inform psychological products.
The recognition that Dr. Gurner has received speaks volumes of her work with executives across the globe. She was recently named a “Game Changer” by IBM and was featured in Fast Company for their series on the world’s most productive people. Her work was also recognized by Century 21 CEO Mike Mielder in an interview with Forbes. She is passionate about the psychological impacts of executive performance and her expertise is regularly featured in major news outlets, including Fast Company, Time Magazine, NBC News, Forbes, and US News. Her reputation for quality executive performance coaching has even been compared to the fictional character Wendy Rhoades in the Showtime television series “Billions” by the Wall Street Journal.
What Will She Add to York IE?
As a York IE advisor, Dr. Julie Gurner will work closely with relevant York IE portfolio companies on executive performance and strategy. Her experience with technology and finance organizations will allow her to develop unique strategies to help portfolio companies grow and scale. As a doctor of psychology elevating executive performance, she will use the strategies she developed with Gurner Consulting to assist executives in advancing individual performance to meet business objectives.
“The unique approach that York IE takes with startups directly aligns to my own approach to executive coaching, making this a perfect fit for me,” said Dr. Gurner. “I’m looking forward to partnering with executives within the portfolio to help bring their business to the next level.”