Amii Barnard-Bahn

C-Suite Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Corporate Governance Expert
Executive Coach

Amii is a leading authority on corporate governance, ethical leadership, and workplace culture.

A coach who specializes in accelerating the success of C-Suite leaders and their teams, Amii's clients include Gap, Adobe, Chegg, Boehringer Ingelheim, Lyft, and Bank of the West.

A leadership columnist for Compliance Week and Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Coaching, Amii previously shaped company culture and strategic initiatives for over 20 years as a C-Suite executive (CAO, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Human Resources Officer) at Fortune 20 companies such as McKesson and Allianz. She advises leaders and organizations on how to create exceptional workplaces that out behave and outperform the competition. Forbes has recognized her as “one of the top coaches for legal and compliance executives.”

Amii earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and BA from Tufts, and is an active member of the California State Bar. A guest lecturer at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, the University of San Diego School of Business' Executive Education Program, and the alumni associations of Georgetown and Tufts University, Amii presents frequently to associations such as The Conference Board, SCCE and SHRM affiliates.

Amii is also an advocate. From the beginning of her career, Amii recognized the importance of giving voice to underrepresented groups. One of her first jobs was lobbying in support of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. More recently, working to ensure that women have a platform for their unique challenges and perspectives, Amii testified in multiple legislative committees on the successful passage of California's SB826, the first law in the U.S. requiring corporate boards to include women.

Outside of her business, she has founded and supports nonprofit arts organizations as a way to bring people together and bridge differences to cultivate deeper understanding. She loves travel, experiencing all the arts, and creating special moments that bring people together. She is based in Sacramento with her husband and two teenage daughters.

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