Emily Nichols-Mitchell, MBA, ACC, BCC, PBA
International Executive Coach, Business Mentor, Speaker
Emily Nichols-Mitchell is the founder and CEO of Accelerations Group LLC, a certified MBE, executive coaching and talent management consulting firm. Emily specializes in helping minority executives and emerging leaders discover, fine tune and position themselves to lead courageously, confidently and boldly.
A certified executive coach and trusted business mentor, Emily has a proven track record of delivering strategies that maximize business profitability and lead to the promotion of C-Suite bound executives. Emily has more than 20 years experience in a wide range of line and executive positions for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies such as Eli Lilly, PSEG, Suez, and S&P Global. Emily’s unique perspective and leadership brand is the result of her rigorous academic training and her corporate successes in talent management and recruitment, sales and communications, branding, marketing, and strategic planning. Her career is marked by improved operating efficiencies, increased customer satisfaction, team advancement and staff development.
Emily has coached nearly 800 professionals, high potential leaders, and C-level executives across the globe. Her clients include an assortment of government agencies, high-growth startups, small businesses, and international Fortune 500 companies. Teachers Retirement System of New York City, HSBC, and Bristol Myers Squibb, to name a few. Emily is an Executive Coach and a facilitator for the Columbia Business Leadership Program for Executive Women. She is also a sought-after speaker, delivering high-energy, interactive, and transformational workshops, keynotes, and seminars that empower audiences to accelerate their professional growth and leadership capabilities.
Under Emily’s tutelage, clients make essential mental shifts, enabling them to think more strategically, communicate more effectively, and overcome the derailers hindering their success. Her customized coaching approach includes her proprietary Recruiter Secrets Program™, Claim Your Executive S.P.A.C.E.™, 7Ps Acceleration Leadership Brand System™, and Accelerate Your Personal B.R.A.N.D. Vision Board Kit™.
Passionate about community and civic engagement, Emily has been active on numerous committees, and non-profit association boards, including the New Jersey Chapter of the Spelman College Alumnae Association, the East Orange District School Board, and the East Orange General Hospital Board of Trustees.
She is certified by the Center for Credentialing and Education and the International Coaching Federation. Emily is also a certified 360Reach Personal Brand Analyst. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Spelman College, and a MBA in Marketing from University of Phoenix.