Timothy Swords

Timothy Swords

President – Principal Consultant

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As a board chair, management consultant and corporate executive, Timothy G. Swords, President, has over 30 years of experience in driving profitable revenue growth and scale across diverse industries including the non-profit sector. He works hand-in-hand with executives to evaluate strategic challenges and identify new opportunities. Then he develops a robust strategy, pragmatic implementation plans, and high-performance teams. These are leveraged to create consensus for action among leadership and achieving enterprise-wide employee engagement to deliver concrete results.

Previous industry positions include Director Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank, Wealth Markets Vice President of Strategy at Union Bank, Vice President of Strategy & Planning at Fidelity Investments, and Managing Associate at PwC.

Timothy teaches mindfulness in corporations and credits his decades-long mindfulness meditation practice for laser focus, calm under pressure, and empathic leadership.  He enjoys hiking in the SF Bay Area on the weekends.

He currently serves as the Board Chair of Interaction Associates, a board member of the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California, a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. His education includes

  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BS, Boston College
  • Executive Coaching Certificate, William James College
  • Professional Mindfulness Teaching Certificate, Mindfulness Training Institute

Five Reasons why Timothy Swords Consulting is Different

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    I am a senior-level consultant, and you will work with me from start to finish. You get a senior-level commitment from the first meeting until the last. Clients receive experienced-based pragmatic advice – not merely process facilitation.
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    Leveraging state-of-the-art coaching, Timothy Swords Consulting enables your executive team to function at a high-performance level, which is essential to effective strategy execution in today’s rapid cycle environment.
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    I recognize that one-on-one leadership coaching is most needed in times of strategic change – and I help executives acquire the skills that (s)he has not necessarily needed to develop or rely on in the past, particularly when they need to develop these new skills on the fly.
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    My unique business transformation approach focuses on enabling senior managers to take charge of the change process and delegate down to their support teams.
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    Our “firm-day” launches – when everyone is brought into the strategic process – are some of the best days your employees will ever experience in the workplace.
Timothy Swords

Business Transformation Consulting

Using a wide range of the best practices, tools, and techniques from the world of contemporary business management, I work intensively with senior management at every step to articulate and refine a strategy that will lead to a focused implementation program — one that will rally the organization and improve profitability.

If your strategic targets are not being met, we can discuss the issues and shift our strategy. With a deep passion for client success, I bring an unusual breadth and depth of knowledge to every engagement.

I have implemented major programs that have helped companies from pharmaceuticals to luxury travel; from finance to professional services, attain new levels of success.