Confident. Powerful. Smart. Fun.

With an energetic style perfectly suited to today’s workplace, Banks Staples Pecht leads corporations and individual executives through transitions; she motivates high achievers to go even higher; and she coaches everyone to improved communication skills and life/work balance. Banks comes to coaching via a successful career in both law and business, experiences that inform every coaching session she has with you.

A high achiever, she knows the path to ever higher success. She’s traveled it.

Banks is both a lawyer and International Coach Federation (ICF) certified evidence based coach. Prior to coaching, she began her career as a commercial litigator with a global law firm representing biotechnology and telecommunications companies before moving into retained executive search, where she helped global technology and financial services companies strategize and fill their senior leadership needs.


Banks earned her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and her J.D., also cum laude, from the University of San Diego, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the San Diego Law Review. Banks holds a graduate level certification in Comprehensive Evidence Based Coaching from Fielding Graduate University and is an ICF certified Professional Certified Coach (PCC).

Banks is also a wife, mother, writer, yogini, and two-time international champion barbershop singer.

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