Steven Garrett


Steve Garrett is a faculty member at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management specializing in providing coaching.  As Principal of Garrett Consulting for over twenty years, Steve provides a broad range of talent management consulting, coaching & training services to a variety of organizations and professional service firms.  His special focus in coaching includes:

  • Executive Performance Coaching and Mentoring
  • Managerial Engagement & Retention Coaching
  • Career Vision Coaching
  • 360 Degree Feedback, Interpretation Coaching
  • Individual Development Planning and Assessment
  • Leadership Development Consulting

Steve is qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Kolbe Index, two widely-used assessment instruments.  He is certified as a Career Management Practitioner by the Institute for Career Certification International, and as a Crucial Conversations consultant by Vital Smarts.

Prior to founding Garrett Consulting, Steve gained broad business experience in corporate Human Resources, academic career counseling and financial auditing.   He held positions as Recruiting Coordinator for Amoco Corporation, Career Counselor with Indiana University, and as both Financial Auditor and Executive Search Consultant with Ernst & Young.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2012


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Professional Experience


Garrett Consulting

Recruiting Coordinator

Amoco Corporation

Career Counselor

Indiana University


Indiana University Bloomington

Master in Business Administration

Miami University

Bachelor of Science

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