Jeffrey R. McIntyre is the President of Enlignment®, Inc. He and his wife, Nancy Miriam Hawley, work individually and in partnership with executive management teams and entrepreneurial individuals, couples and families. They coach their clients to cultivate strong relationships through clear communication in order to develop and sustain thriving businesses. In partnership they co-authored a book entitled You and Your Partner, Inc.: Entrepreneurial Couples Succeeding in Business, Life and Love, published in 2012 to good reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Jeffrey is expert in working with health and medical professionals. “What supports leaders to be effective? What keeps people engaged in their work? How do you differentiate leadership initiatives from management activity? How do you include multi-cultural considerations in your team building strategy? How do you measure success and sustainability?” These are some of the questions that inspire Jeffrey’s work with his clients.
Jeffrey is the creator of The Seven Intelligences of Leadership®, a comprehensive, integrative and systemic approach to becoming an effective leader, featured at the International Coaches Federation of New England 2008 Annual Conference.
Thirty years of training and practice in systems thinking and human development and behavior allow Jeffrey to generate conversations that inspire leaders to move their organizations forward by aligning relationships with results. He empowers his clients to design and organize their leadership teams, strategic plans, communications and accountability processes for success, sustainability and satisfaction.
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from The College of Wooster and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University Graduate School of Professional Psychology. He completed extensive post-graduate study in family systems therapy, a comprehensive platform for understanding social and business systems.
Jeffrey served on the Board of the Massachusetts Association of Marriage and Family Therapists from 1992 to 2002. As an officer, he led MAMFT’s five-year political campaign and spearheaded a strategic process to restructure the organization’s focus and operations. In his role as President, he was active in the President’s Council of the AAMFT, Inc., the national parent organization, and received MAMFT’s highest award for his contributions in 2004. He was an instructor and supervisor in the Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance’s Family and Couples Therapy Training Program from 1992 to 2006.
In 2007 he worked closely with a team from the New England Chapter of the Family Firm Institute and the Northeastern University Center for Family Business to create the first annual Massachusetts Family Business awards, honoring the accomplishments of family businesses.
As an active member of The Society for Organizational Learning’s Coaches Community of Practice, in 2009 Jeffrey led an initiative to create a SoL coaches certification course in systems thinking in action. The pilot program was launched in 2010.
Jeffrey was certified as an executive coach in 2010 by the Newfield Coach Training Program led by Julio Olalla, author of From Knowledge to Wisdom and one of the founders of ontological coaching.
Jeffrey has practiced meditation in a variety of Buddhist traditions for over 40 years. He is a meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition and has taught meditation in a variety of business and professional settings. In 2006, he created “The Heart of Recovery” program, integrating Buddhist meditation with western Twelve Step traditions. He currently serves as President on the Board of the Buddhist Recovery Network.
A graduate of the Authentic Leadership certificate program at the Marpa School of Business, Naropa University, Jeffrey has been both a participant and a dialogue leader for an international gathering of thought-leaders at The Shambhala Institute’s Authentic Leadership Program in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Jeffrey’s professional memberships include the International Coaches Federation, Inc., the Society for Organizational Learning, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the Buddhist Recovery Network where he serves as Board Chair.