Sukari Pinnock is a labor futurist, organization change practitioner and executive/leadership coach. Her clients are those looking to manage the fast pace of change in an environment which all too often under-appreciates the value of pause and personal reflection. Believing that the future is created by the things we do in the present, Pinnock works with her clients to create a preferred future at the level of system most open to change.
Ms. Pinnock holds a M.S. in Organization Development from the American University, as well as a coaching certificate from the Georgetown Center for Professional Development. She is also certified by the International Coach Federation, (ICF) at the ACC level. She has worked overseas on strategic development initiatives, in addition to her extensive work within the US labor movement on numerous transformation change efforts. Additionally, she has coached executives and leaders in a variety of government, non-profit, small business and Fortune 500 organizations. Known for a client-centered approach to her work with individuals and organizations, Pinnock focuses on “possibility development” as opposed to “problem solving.” She is a member of the National Training Labs Institute (NTL), the Organization Development Network (ODN), the World Future Society (WFS), the AFL-CIO Department of Professional Employees (DPE – Board Member), and the Wilson Center for Public Research (Executive Board Member).
Ms Pinnock resides in Northern Virginia with her life partner, Will. She enjoys belly dancing, mystery and science fiction novels and a competitive game of scrabble. She has written hree children’s stories, and published several articles on the impact of change and information technologies on the labor movement in the US.