Finding Inspiration in Every Turn
Our mission is to provide personalized coaching solutions that produce organizational excellence. We deliver our mission by providing providing coaching services based on our five core values.
--- Competence ---
Our expertise is solving problems and realizing opportunities for our clients and their organizations.
--- Objective ---
Our principal objective is to add value for our clients through support that is unbiased and free from conflict of interest.
--- Accountable ---
Our client's success is personal - our livelihood depends on our client's success!
--- Collaborative ---
We facilitate time management, task prioritization, and team dynamics.
--- Human ---
We are committed to both personal and organizational development.
A Bit About Me
Andy Halko is the best partner for all leaders who desire to transform their organizations. He brings both specialized knowledge in the fields of business and organizational development and practical, real world experience of having to deliver results. Known for his creative thinking, inquisitive problem-solving and practical optimism Andy has served in virtually every function and level of management over the past 20+ years. As a former VP/General Manager of several different multi-million dollar companies, Andy understands the challenges and risks of running a business, building a high performing team, and sustaining results over time. He works shoulder-to-shoulder with leaders to bring clarity and results to organizations of all sizes, including those dealing with turmoil and transition.
2022 - Present
2021 - Present
2011 - 2019
CEO / Founder - XCEL COACHES, LLC
Invented the XCEL DIAMOND™ coaching framework
Author of forthcoming book on organizational excellence
Chief Financial Officer - Oklahoma State Department of Health
Implemented new ERP and HRIS systems eliminating antiquated and redundant systems
Redesigned agency processes improving cycle times
VP/General Manager - Nortek Air Solutions
StatePoint - US, Canada, Europe, Asia
Commercialized new heat exchanger technology for data centers
Developed 3-year strategic plan and financial projections
Hired dedicated commercial team of 50+ employees
Booked $60M in new projects and created $250M sales pipeline
Executed a multi-country manufacturing and distribution plan
Huntair - Portland, Oregon, USA
Venmar - Aston, Canada
Introduced standardized Lean production system
Eliminated unprofitable product lines
Plant profitability improved from loss to double digit margins
Ventrol - Montreal, Canada
Expanded plant resulting in $20M sales increase in the first year
Governair - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Turned-around unprofitable plant to double digit profit margins
Temtrol - Okarche, Oklahoma, USA
Modernized and expanded plant
Introduced Lean manufacturing and ERP system
Created Operational Excellence and Quality teams
Secured partial funding from state economic development pool
Grew sales by $40M while maintaining highest profit margins
Awarded the Oklahoma Governor's Leadership Award