Monty Edson

Innovation and Strategy

Monty Edson


Monty Edson teaches Strategic Management and Innovation & Risk at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, where he has been on the faculty since 1989. 

Monty is a business coach at ActionCOACH, the world's leading business coaching company. His goal is to teach business owners methods and systems to make their businesses work – “so they don't have to.”  

As an affiliate with the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, Monty delivers credentialed CSR and sustainability training programs for North American clients.

For over 24 years, Monty was Senior Vice President at Guarantee Life Insurance.  Since 2009, he has owned Insurance Partners, where he develops health insurance partnerships with marketing organizations, third party administrators, reinsurers, and insurance carriers.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 1989

Professional Experience


Peak Perfomance/ActionCOACH

Senior Vice President

Guarantee Life Insurance


Insurance Partners


Harvard University

- Master in Business Administration

Middlebury College

- Bachelor of Arts

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