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Salima Hemani, MBA, ACC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Founder and President

Salima Hemani is a dynamic leader and expert in Organizational Effectiveness and Talent Management, and an ICF Board Certified Executive Coach. She has over two decades of experience providing leadership coaching, and consulting services in the areas of organizational development, human capital management, and leadership development. Salima is a results-driven strategist and practitioner, who has a deep understanding of human & organizational development based on years of experience creating programs that enable companies to embrace the changing business landscape, enhance their effectiveness and achieve long term goals. Salima is passionate about coaching senior and emerging leaders, as well as professionals who are interested in raising their game, achieving greater influence, and realizing their full potential.  

Prior to founding SZH Consulting LLC, a boutique management consulting and executive coaching company, Salima  held leadership positions at global, Fortune 500 companies including Accenture, Northrop Grumman, Marriott International and BAE Systems. In those roles, she was instrumental in helping inform the strategic direction of Talent Management and OE/OD functions, while delivering highly effective and impactful coaching, leadership and organizational development programs to internal & external clients, and senior leadership. Salima started her career in the technology field as a systems analyst, and has carried over her deeply analytical approach and systems thinking to design and deliver human capital solutions to improve individual and organizational performance. Her clients include global leaders from consumer products, technology, telecommunications, professional services, utilities, non-profit, and government organizations. In addition, Salima was appointed to the board of directors for the International Coaching Federation D.C., where she successfully served as the co-chair for the professional development committee.  


  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA), George Washington University
  • Bachelor of Science (BS Honors) in Mgmt. Sciences & Info. Systems, University of Maryland
  • Associate Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • Leadership Coaching Certificate, Georgetown University
  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource
  • Leadership Circle 360 Profile Assessment, The Leadership Circle
  • Leadership Circle Organizational Culture Assessment, The Leadership Circle
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Centers for Application of Psychological Types Inc.
  • DiSC Behavior Assessment
  • New Change Equation, Case Western University Weatherhead School of Management
  • Designing Organizations, Beeson Consulting