Anita Polite-Wilson, Ph.D., affectionally known as Dr. Anita, has served as an executive coach, workshop facilitator, and organizational development consultant helping people and teams raise their awareness about leveraging individual strengths to accelerate organizational performance. With over 20 years of experience, she is a scholar-practitioner with deep knowledge in adult learning theory, coaching and mentoring, and implementation of organizational leadership initiatives aligned with the goals and objectives of corporate, government, and non-profit entities.
Regardless of the industry, audience, or number of participants, each client engagement focuses on the design and delivery of reflective learning experiences with the values of Comfort, Community, and Commitment as being critical to the process. Considering herself to be “a facilitator of conversations that matter”, Dr. Anita defines client success as aligning People, Passion, and Purpose.
Believing that everyone is “gifted to shift” into new levels of success with a little help from a coach, Dr. Anita is a Gallup certified Strengths Coach and an iPEC Certified Professional Coach. She holds a B.S. in Management from Pepperdine University, an M.A. in Organizational Leadership from Biola University, along with an M.A. and Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University.
Dr. Anita is also a member of the Elevate Faculty, in association with the UCSD Rady School of Management, she serves on the Biola University Alumni Board of Directors, and she has been appointed as an advisory board member for The Laity Institute of the Arts.