Executive Coaching for CEOs


begins with you.

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CEOs, whether it’s the startup hustle, growth challenges, or corporate complexities, it's not just about tools.

Effective leadership is a journey within. CEOs who invest in developing self-awareness cultivate the bedrock of successful leadership. By understanding yourself deeply, you lay the foundation for your ability to navigate complexities, inspire innovation, and lead your organization with authenticity and unwavering vision.

Excellence Unbounded empowers you to develop across 4 key capacities: Mindset, Courage, Resilience, and Innovation. Elevate your leadership. Transform challenges into triumphs. Lead with excellence—lead with us.

Disrupting the status quo begins with disrupting you.

CEO coaching is your catalyst for self-disruption. Are you willing to commit to the process? If the answer is a resounding “yes,” then get ready. Our work together will challenge ingrained mindsets, tools, and habits that shape who you are as a leader today. It will challenge your current frameworks so that you can become the transformative leader your organization needs guiding it through these complex times.

Excellence Unbounded is here to empower your self-leadership journey, unlocking your boundless potential for extraordinary impact. As an executive coach, I specialize in partnering with CEOs at every stage (startups, growth stages, and corporate giants), helping you navigate the complexities of leadership while unleashing your untapped potential for boundless excellence.

Ready to discover your most powerful self?

I’d love to help you become the leader our world needs you to be.

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Meet Shawnette Rochelle

Founder & Executive Coach

I’ve always been deeply invested in helping others drive change, even as a kid. Later in life, traveling and seeing people around the world tackling the complex challenges of our time is what planted the seeds for the work that I do today. Maybe it was growing up as an Army brat, but I’ve always seen things through a global lens.

As a certified executive coach, retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, and insatiable world traveler, I have more than 20 years of experience leading and coaching high-performance individuals, teams, and organizations in both peacetime and wartime. Through my service in particular, I discovered a desire to support those who are challenging the prevailing norms.

CEOs, whether steering a startup, navigating growth, or leading in the corporate arena, wield unparalleled influence to spark change. Your leadership journey anchors the potential for transformative change. At Excellence Unbounded, I'm dedicated to your evolution. Through personalized coaching, we deepen your emotional intelligence and elevate your leadership across 4 key capacities: Mindset, Courage, Resilience, and Innovation.

I founded Excellence Unbounded because I believe in the unbounded potential for excellence that resides within every individual. I am committed to empowering CEOs like you because of the role you play in shaping our global narrative. Your leadership is pivotal. Success begins with you; invest the time to enhance your self-leadership.

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Changing Behavior Without Being Untrue to Myself

“Coaching helped to not only break mindsets, but also to connect with more natural-feeling paths that help me change behavior without feeling like I have to be untrue to myself.”

CEO, Startup Incubator

Unlock your Potential

Through CEO Coaching

Every one of us has an innate capacity to drive innovation. But there are a few crucial leadership capacities we need to develop before true innovation is possible — capacities that shape our ability to do disruptive, transformative work.

Excellence Unbounded’s CEO coaching helps you hone four essential leadership capacities by developing greater self-awareness and enlightened critical thinking. Together we’ll create a roadmap to help you unlock and use the tools that are uniquely yours in a way that’s completely organic to you.

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When things go wrong, it often starts with your mindset. We’ll dive into the deeply held beliefs — both conscious and unconscious— that are driving your decisions and actions.

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Overcoming adversity to drive change requires courage. Courage to ask ourselves hard questions, courage to take risks, and courage to step boldly into the unknown.

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Failure is always a possibility, no matter how hard we try to avoid it. What’s more important is how you respond. That’s why resilience underlies every aspect of personal and professional growth.

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To bring a novel solution to life, you need the right mindset, the courage to move forward, and the resilience to face whatever life throws at you.

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Enhance Your Event

 with an Inspirational Speaker

Drawing on words of courage and power, words of encouragement and support, I’ve delivered powerful presentations on unconventional thinking to audiences across the globe. From organizational workshops and festivals to corporate breakout sessions, I’ve been successful in quickly connecting with audiences on many topics.

I specialize in presentations for CEOs embracing transformation, visionary CEOs seeking clarity, and startup incubators and accelerators. Topics focus on the mindset and capacities that shape our ability to do transformative work from the inside out. 

My presentations are designed to help busy CEOs navigate the complex challenges of the 21st century.