Jerome Daley, DPM, ACC :: Culture Catalyst

Jerome Daley is a leadership coach and culture consultant who is passionate about helping leaders thrive...and build thriving organizational cultures. With over 20 years in people development, he speaks, trains, and coaches people toward their true identity and maximum performance. 

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Jerome spent his early years in banking and real estate before shifting toward personal growth and development with a 10-year stint in church leadership. Following a year-long sabbatical in the mountains of Colorado, he spent the next four years as a full-time writer. Jerome is the author of, or contributor to, 10 books--addressing topics such as business development, marriage partnership, and spiritual formation.

In 2005 Jerome founded Thrive9 where he works with clients as diverse as Fortune500, nonprofits, and solopreneur ventures. His specialties include culture-crafting, communication and conflict, self-leadership, team development, writing and publishing, and nonprofit board development. In 2007 Jerome co-founded and became Publisher of Christian Coaching Magazine.

Between 2007 - 2012 he served as Senior Advisor and Adjunct Faculty at the Center for Coaching Excellence, based in Minneapolis. From 2010 - 2013, Jerome teamed up with Rich Schlentz of Extraordinary! Inc. to deliver trainings and coaching to corporate clients across the East Coast. In 2013, Jerome helped co-found r3 Innovate, which provides Roundtables for business leaders to upgrade their leadership skill and organizational success.

Jerome is a credentialed coach with certifications from the International Coach Federation (ICF), the Center for Coaching Excellence (CCE), and the Institute for Life Coach Training (ILCT). He is assessment-certified in EQi-2.0 and Professional Dynametrics Programs and his tools of choice include the Enneagram, EQi-360, and ProScan. Jerome is also trained in conflict coaching and mediation through Peacemaker Ministries.

With a doctorate from Wagner Leadership Institute, his hobbies include mountain biking, backpacking, rock climbing, wine, reading, and travel. He and his wife Kellie have three adult children and make their home in the mountains of NC. You can learn more about Jerome and his work to help leaders thrive at


Professional Certifications & Associations

  • Certified Coach with the Institute of Life Coach Training
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the Center for Coaching Excellence
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC) at the International Coach Federation
  • Certified Facilitator with Professional Dynametrics Programs and EQi-2.0
  • Past Board Chair of Restoration Place Counseling in Greensboro, NC