Jessica Harrington

Executive Business Coach

About Jessica

Jessica’s passion is partnering with firm owners to discover the gap between their current situation and their desired success, then working with them to implement strategies that help them pursue their firm’s full potential. A strong advocate of the importance of goal setting and process-based businesses, she sees the timeless concepts outlined in Tested in the Trenches paired with executive coaching as a powerful way already-successful advisors can increase their IQ (Implementation Quotient) and break through plateaus.

Jessica earned her BA in Marketing from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI. She later found her passion for coaching and consulting with business owners and earned her Executive and Professional Coaching Graduate Certificate.

She considers herself a lifelong learner and has completed her Master of Science in Leadership, Organizational Development degree in the summer of 2020 from the University of Texas at Dallas. She spent the last several years developing and sharpening her skillset and has completed Flawless Consulting ® and Situational Leadership II Facilitator training programs to deepen her ability to work with business owners on creating strong businesses and teams.

She holds the designation of Professional Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and belongs to both the North Texas and LA ICF Chapters. As a Certified Kolbe™ Consultant, she works with business owners to leverage their human capital and increase their hiring power.

Jessica also holds the Series 7 and 66. Her previous financial services work experience includes working at HD Vest Financial Services, a broker dealer in Dallas, TX as a Practice Management Consultant and Field Support Coordinator.

Jessica and her spoiled dachshund mix currently reside in Dallas, TX. She grew up in Michigan and loves going back to the “Mitten” to visit her family and friends. She also loves to travel and hike in State and National Parks. She enjoys live music, reading, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, going to the farmers’ market, cooking, volunteering at the local humane society to help homeless pets find forever homes and connecting with her friends and family over various activities.

Specialty Areas

  • Kolbe™ Consulting
  • Situational Leadership
  • Hiring Process


  • Professional Certified Coach through ICF
  • Certified Kolbe™ Consultant
  • Formerly Practice Management Consultant, HD Vest Financial Services


  • Bachelor’s in Marketing from Grand Valley State University
  • Master of Science in Leadership, Organizational Development from University of Texas at Dallas

Latest Blog Posts

Blog Business Management

How Mentoring Led Me to Financial Services and Made a Pit Stop Permanent

Posted on May 4, 2022
Working in the financial services industry was supposed to be a pit stop for me. I can say with 100% certainty that I wouldn’t be where I am today …

Blog Business Management

The Process of Creating Great Processes

Posted on December 22, 2021
As a coach, there are many key practice management elements that I love to take a deep dive into with my coaching members. One of them is creating processes. …

Blog Business Management

Don’t Lose Out on Great Talent. How to Hire the Right Professionals for Your Firm

Posted on November 18, 2021
Advisors need and want to bring in top talent to their firm, but a majority of them are falling short. For years we’ve operated in the same way to …

Blog Business Management

Utilizing Assessments to Build the Right Culture and Team

Posted on July 21, 2021
The pandemic forced people to figure out what they wanted in their lives. Perhaps they got laid off, or perhaps they decided their job wasn’t for them. This is …
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