Brad Sugars

Founder

Brad Sugars is the Founder, Chairman and President of ActionCOACH, the world’s number one business coaching firm with more than 1,000 offices in 50 countries. Not only did he guide the company to new levels of growth over the past several years, he also set direction in terms of vision and strategy for ActionCOACH worldwide. He is also responsible for the company’s culture – enrolling and inspiring the entire ActionCOACH team to live and abide by our 14 Points of Culture, guidelines that help set ActionCOACH apart as a company and that truly make it the world’s leading business coaching firm

Ian Christelow

Chairman & Co-Founder

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
The people and the difference our team makes.

Tell us something interesting about yourself:
I played Perchik in Fiddler on The Roof at The Basildon Towngate Theatre in 1997, everything since has been easier!

What are your favourite past times?
Being with our girls, tennis and cricket

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Commitment – there’s a reason why it’s number 1, followed by Teamwork and Fun for obvious reasons.

What’s your favourite quote?
“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” – Jim Rohn

Julie Wagstaff

CEO

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
For me it’s all about making a difference, before developing the UK franchise with Ian, I was a coach myself and I love seeing the benefit that coaching can bring to businesses and owners and their families.

Tell us something interesting about yourself:
It was an honour to be invited on the Millionaire Panel at the UK launch of the movie ‘Think + Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill.

What are your favourite pastimes?
I love travelling with my family and friends and I am an avid Amazon shopper.

Favourite holiday destination?
St Lucia or New York

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Fun, Team Work and Systems

Ruth Ellison

General Manager

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
For me, it is the impact and results it has not only on the business and the business owner; but their families and their future.

What are your favourite pastimes?
Time with my husband and 2 children doing outdoor activities.  I am also very partial to a bit of shopping!

Favourite holiday destination?
Rome

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Commitment, Integrity and Teamwork

Hannah O'Connell

Creative Assistant

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?

I love to watch people grow and become the best possible version of themselves. ActionCOACH allows businesses and business owners to take a step back and prioritise what’s important to them in life, whilst continuing to run a successful business.

What are your favourite pastimes?

I am a big fan of camping, cooking, live music and spending time with friends and family. Oh, and coffee.

Fun Fact

I am from Aotearoa, New Zealand!

Favourite holiday destination?

Anywhere in Italy, Wanaka (NZ), Rarotonga, or the USA! Basically anywhere warm with a beach or a lake!

What are your top three 14 points of culture?

Commitment, Balance, and FUN!!!