Jim Placio coaches leaders and teams to catalyze organizational change by focusing on key conscious leadership skills.
Jim was a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Chicago office of Macquarie—Australia’s largest investment bank—for ten years. During that time he developed his own conscious leadership skills leading his team as he formally trained to coach other leaders. He retired from investment banking in 2018 to dedicate himself full time to conscious leadership consulting.
Jim’s clients before joining the CLG team include Abundant Venture Partners, Avia, Lou Malnati’s and the Colony Group as well as executives in various stages of their career and personal and leadership development.
Jim holds a BS in accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He’s currently a Director with the Western Golf Association / Evans Scholarship program.
Jim lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.