Bonnie Wentworth

An Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant, Bonnie has a proven 25+ year track record for catalyzing strategic change and producing results for executive leaders, their teams and companies. Built on a foundation of managing people, strategy, processes and services, Bonnie coaches, teaches and consults with leaders of successful organizations from early stage to Fortune 100, across diverse industries including technology, financial services, biotech, education and health care. Bonnie works with C-level executives, general counsel, founders, physician leaders, executive directors and boards.

No stranger to complex organizational systems with competing priorities, resource constraints and time pressures, Bonnie is sought after for her proven ability to design and facilitate a generative outcome when the stakes are high. Bonnie’s reputation for providing direct feedback, asking difficult questions and safely surfacing the “elephants in the room” have earned the deep trust that enables her to work with executives at the top of their game. Bonnie’s experience, theoretical knowledge and pragmatic approach inform and inspire her success with complex, high-stakes groups of influential senior leaders.

Bonnie has taught hundreds of students and professionals as adjunct instructor and leadership coach at Stanford, where she has worked in instruction, facilitation and coaching roles for more than ten years. She is a Founding Fellow for Harvard Medical School’s Institute of Coaching.

Prior to founding Wentworth Consulting Group (WCG) in 1998, Bonnie led a nationwide team as a director for Charles Schwab in San Francisco. Current clients include Stanford, Chevron, eBay, Gap, Genentech, JP Morgan Chase, Kaiser, K.I.P.P., Schwab, UC Berkeley and UCSF Medical Center, and as well as numerous smaller firms and nonprofits.

With an undergraduate degree in Classics and Masters in Organizational Psychology, Bonnie brings inquiry, rigor and discipline to bear in her client relationships. She is currently the Board Chair for Playworks East Bay, a nonprofit catalyzing healthy and safe play for kids, and an Advisory Board member for the Women’s Cancer Resource Center.