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I am passionate about the people side of business.  Having spent nearly 30 years consulting, coaching, and training professionals nationwide, I have seen how success comes down to whether individuals are able to do their best work.  That’s why I am dedicated to helping organizations maximize and develop their talent, while enabling individuals to do more of the work they love.

Looking forward to partnering with you,


About Peggy Leyden,
Owner and Founder

With experience working in senior level positions for RR Donnelley, Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, and The Northern Trust Company, as well as her background facilitating FranklinCovey training for 13 years, Peggy brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients.  Whether consulting for organizations or individual executives, Peggy is adept at drilling down and uncovering the roadblocks to improvement.  She sets herself apart by truly partnering with clients to develop actionable steps for bridging the gap from where they are to where they want to be.  Her high-energy, dynamic style redefines how people think about professional development.

In addition to her work at Leyden Consulting Associates, Inc., Peggy serves on the Illinois Business Consulting Advisory Board.  She is certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Drexler-Sibbett Team Performance Model, and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership II.

Peggy earned an M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University and a B.S. in Journalism – Public Relations from Ball State University.  She lives in Naperville, Illinois with her husband and three children.

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