Vivian Hairston Blade

President & CEO
Experts in Growth Leadership Consulting, LLC

Vivian Blade works with ambitious organizations and professionals who are determined to win. She has a track record of equipping professionals with the skills and self-confidence to be highly successful in their careers.

Vivian is a recognized talent development expert, working with companies to build solid and sustainable bench strength in your leadership pipeline. In her work as a consultant, author, keynote speaker, trainer and executive coach, her passion in Building Leaders and Developing Excellence empowers companies to fuel incredible leadership, and professionals to fuel incredible careers.

With over 20 years of experience working for Fortune 100 companies, GE and Humana, Vivian successfully advanced in her career to GE’s Executive Band, representing the top 4% of executives in the company. Following a successful career with GE, Vivian launched her current practice in 2009. She applies her extensive business, finance and leadership experience to coach and develop aspiring and established leaders in building high-performance, high-quality and high-service level organizations. Vivian works with the world's top companies from a variety of industries with regional to global operations, such as Brown-Forman, Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Humana, GE, and Quanex Building Products. She also appears as a featured speaker for various conferences and association meetings, including Association for Talent Development, National Association of Women MBAs, Women in Technology, and others.


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