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Transform Your High-Potential Leaders into World-Class Executives

Top-tier talent deserves a chance at executive success. The Accelerator program teaches high-potential leaders how to make the leap from qualified manager to powerful executive. Executive success is waiting for you. Are you ready to unlock the tools to get you there?

Organizational Solutions

The most successful organizations are constantly developing leaders in every single role, at every level. We teach organizations how to leverage their team members’ individual talents for the overall good of the company, while upholding a vibrant work culture that others want to be a part of.

Executive Solutions

Transformative executive leadership starts from the inside-out. Our coaches have a keen eye for self-development as it relates to executive success, and they’ll help you convert your personal growth into company-wide gain.

Senior Team Solutions

Imagine the strides your company could make if your entire leadership team exhibited executive-level management skills and communicated with clarity. Senior team leaders will learn how to implement dependable team infrastructures, properly check in on employees, and facilitate meetings.

Our Process


We enable people’s desire to change by revealing their strengths and opportunities, and co-creating actionable strategies that they can use to strengthen talents and build new skills.


We enrich our clients with a depth of relevant knowledge and training in leadership and communication. They leave their programs with lifelong access to a robust library of tools, templates, training and resources that they can continue to use for their personal development as the development of their teams.


We empower our clients to take strategic action through the process of executive communication coaching. Where the rubber meets the road is in sustainable action. We help our clients create actionable micro-plans that result in real, positive and sustained changes in thinking, behavior and results.

Meet Kimberly Gerber, Founder of Excelerate

Executive Communications Coach

Excelerate’s founder and visionary, Kimberly Gerber, is a well-respected figure across the executive leadership coaching industry, and a former Fortune 100 executive leader herself. With three decades of leadership experience, she’s helped countless high-potential business leaders discover their personal genius and develop the most critical skills needed to thrive in as an executive in today’s dynamic world.

Her dynamic philosophies and innovative learning techniques have transformed leaders from the ranks of Verizon, Allergan, Whirlpool, USC, El Pollo Loco, Dell, Starbucks Coffee, UCLA, Wescom, and more. 

The 5 Dimensions of Leadership

Self Leadership

Structure your own habits for success, command a respected executive presence, and establish your own personal brand of leadership.

Strategic Leadership

Design a compelling company vision and strategy that your team’s decision-makers can fully buy into.

Executive Team Leadership

Discover how to work with different types of leadership personalities — even the people you don’t always see eye-to-eye with — to achieve optimal outcomes.

Organizational Leadership

Cultivate a team culture that attracts quality individuals, aligns perfectly with your company values, breeds positivity, and delivers results.

Public Leadership

Learn how to build social capital as the face of your company, and ace any speaking engagement or media opportunity that comes your way.

Companies We’ve Served

"I have had the great pleasure to work with Kimberly Gerber over the course of several months, both on a personal level and with my team as well. She has been instrumental in helping me continue my personal and professional development through her communications workshop. The positive impact that she has had on our team has been tremendous. Communications have grown to new levels, allowing the team to continue to develop together and individually as well."

Carla Ussery, VP Wholesale Distribution, Verizon

“The entire team at Excelerate has delivered a high-quality communication skills program for our managers here at Allergan. After our first class I received an e-mail from a participant’s manager asking when the course will be offered again, because she wanted to attend.”

Matthew McNabb, Sr. Project Manager R&D Training, Allergan



“I am grateful for the work I have done with Kimberly. Through her programs, I've experienced the greatest personal growth of my career. I appreciate her insight into my strengths and opportunities, and she was able to help me see myself the way other people do. As a result, I am able to create better experiences for others and build powerful social capital. I even got the VP-level promotion I wanted. Thank you, Kimberly!”

Gary Boriero, Executive Director, HumanGood

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