Accelerations Group

Emily Nichols-Mitchell

Founder and CEO

A certified executive coach and trusted business mentor, Emily has a proven track record of delivering strategies to accelerate young professionals transition to the workplace, help C-level bound executives get promoted, and maximize business profitability.

Emily has over 20 years of experience in a wide range of line and executive positions for Fortune 500 companies such as Eli Lilly, PSEG, Suez, and S&P Global. Her combination of academic training and corporate experience in talent management and recruitment, branding, marketing, strategic planning, sales and communications gave her a unique perspective, leadership brand and capabilities to be successful in a variety of industries. 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 executives across the globe.

Her clients include a variety of global organizations, government agencies, high-growth startups, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, such as Teacher’s Retirement System of New York City, HSBC, and Bristol Myers Squibb, to name a few. In addition, Emily is an executive coach and facilitator with Columbia Business Leadership Program for Executive Women.

With Emily’s customized coaching approach, clients make mental shifts to discover resources and untapped capabilities enabling them to think more strategically, communicate more effectively, and overcome B.R.A.N.D derailers to achieve desired outcomes.

Emily is 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 using 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; non-profit and association boards such as New Jersey, Spelman College Alumna Association, East Orange District School Board and East Orange General Hospital Board of Trustees.

Emily is a credentialed coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education and the International Coaching Federation and a certified personal brand reach analyst. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Spelman College and a MBA in Marketing from University of Phoenix.