Ethan has a heart for coaching leaders, helping them balance between the persistent push for results and pull of relationships. He is passionate about helping leaders maintain equilibrium and stay vital in mind, body and spirit, in order to lead with success. His coaching style blends personal support and professional development.
A Certified Provider and Practitioner of Neethling Brain Instruments (NBI), Ethan utilizes this distinctive Whole Brain approach for empowering leaders and teams with better balance, better relations, better performance and better results.
Ethan has been coaching, consulting, and training professionally for almost 30 years, along with decades of counseling and teaching experience. In addition to running his business, he has served as a nonprofit executive, communication professor, corporate consultant and trainer, and inspirational speaker.
Experience includes coaching, consulting, and educating at the executive, managerial, and worker levels in business, industry, finance, academic, community, medical, and nonprofit sectors. He has chaired and been a member of numerous boards.
"Coaching can energize with renewed focus, better performance, and increased productivity that benefits you as a leader, those you work with, and the success of your business. Research shows a significant financial return on investment."
Ethan volunteers as a Red Cross responder, providing emotional and spiritual care to those impacted by disasters.
Originally from South Africa, Ethan has studied and worked in the USA for over 40 years.
University of South Africa - Doctor of Theology (Practical Theology & Social Psychology)
Princeton Theological Seminary - Master of Divinity
Lee University - Bachelor of Arts (Education)
Post Doctorate - Family Systems Theory and Practice
Certifications and Licenses
Certified Practitioner | Kobus Neethling Institute
Certified Coach | Lee Hecht Harrison
Licensed Provider | Neethling Brain Instruments (NBI)
Licensed Provider | Organizational Wellness Instrument (OWI)
Whole Brain Leadership
Coaching & Consulting
"Ethan is an incredible coach and mentor. We work together on a one-on-one basis and his passion for me as a person and my company has really helped. His attention to detail speaks to the level of professionalism and this has truly helped things from falling off my radar. It's been a pleasure getting to work with him and I only wish there were more people with his passion in the world."
"Ethan brought a calm professionalism and skill to help me and my staff learn a common language enabling us to work more effectively together. He supported me with leadership coaching which has helped me build trust with my team. I hired Ethan not only for his credentials. He is a genuine, caring person with great spirit and empathy yet can deliver the messages needed. Ethan always adds value."
"I am very appreciative of
the professional and personal support Ethan Raath has given me. As a
coach he shared his wisdom and knowledge in a personable and empathetic
manner that really reached the heart of the issue. Ethan gave me the
insight that I really needed, so I could make the decisions that moved
to me to the desired outcomes that I wanted to reach. I highly recommend
Ethan Raath for leadership coaching. He always adds value."
"I am impressed by Dr. Ethan Raath's breadth of experience and understanding of leadership that enable him to be an effective coach, trainer, and consultant. He was of great assistance in helping me establish my consulting business."