Areas of Instruction:
- Ethics and coaching
- Intellectual property in a digital era
- Master Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation
Honors and Awards:
- 2010 recipient of the Hudson Institute’s Coaching Achievement Award
William H. (Bill) Lindberg currently serves as President of the Ash Grove Group
, based in Santa Barbara, California. The Ash Grove Group offers services in the areas of personal, professional, and organizational consulting and coaching, serving clients throughout North America. His primary emphasis is working with lawyers, executives, and other professionals in career and leadership development. He was a founding trustee of The NALP Foundation for Education & Research and has worked with a wide variety of Non-Profit Executives. He works with leaders to be more effective and engaged in their roles.
Other Professional Activities:
- Formerly the Executive Director for ACTO (The Association of Coach Training Organizations).
- Previously, Mr. Lindberg had served in many capacities for over twenty years with West Publishing Company and West Group (The predecessors to Thomson-Reuters). At West, Lindberg’s responsibilities included relations with national markets, managing educational services for the WESTLAW program, and developing West’s Academic program. He has written and spoken extensively in various professional settings, such as the National Association for Law Placement, the American Association of Law Libraries and the Special Libraries Association. He is also a co-founder of the Information Innovator’s Institute and done executive coaching for Marshall Goldsmith Partners. He is familiar with a variety of assessment tools in working with executives to hone their leadership capacity and effectiveness.
- He received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota and is a member of the Minnesota bar. He received his certification as a professional coach from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, California, where he is currently on the faculty. He also teaches at Fielding Graduate University. He has served as the Executive Director of ACTO (The Association of Coach Training Organizations) and is a past president of the Rotary Club of Montecito.