About Us


Cathy A. VanLeit, M.A.E.L., CPCC, MCM
Principal and Executive Coach, VanLeit Consulting, LLC
Cathy is a highly effective leadership development and executive coach credentialed through the International Coaching Federation.  Her 35 year experience spans a variety of industries including municipal government, manufacturing, and two decades with Human Resources for Medtronic, PLC, the largest medical technology company in the world.  Her professional experience in Quality, Marketing, Regulatory, EHS, and R&D gives her in-depth knowledge of and experience in project team facilitation, leadership training program development, organizational development consulting and Master Change Management.  Cathy has hundreds of hours of experience in executive coaching, serving others as a catalyst to help them discover who they are, what talents they have and what path they need to take in becoming who they wish to be as leaders. Her talents as an executive coach consistently serve to advance personal success and professional accomplishment. Learn more about Cathy. 

M.A, Executive Leadership, Christian Brothers University
B.B.A., Belhaven University


Mark VanLeit, J.D.
Operations Manager, VanLeit Consulting, LLC
Mark is the operations manager and legal consultant for VanLeit Consulting, LLC. His experience as an attorney, mediator, legal researcher, and advocate for children has shaped his desire to serve others.  Mark currently serves as Chair of one of Shelby County’s Foster Care Review Boards and as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA).  He is also a volunteer Probation Officer and has a regular route for MIFA’s Meals on Wheels program to serve vulnerable seniors.  Learn more about Mark.

Doctor of Law (J.D.), Boalt Law, University of California, Berkeley, CA
AmJur Award (first in class in Advanced Legal Research)
Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Summa Cum Laude with Departmental Honors
Full Phi Beta Kappa and University Academic Merit Scholarships