About Bobbie Goheen and Synthesis Management Group

Bobbie Goheen, Executive Coach

Synthesis Management Group (SMG) President/CEO Roberta “Bobbie” Goheen is a resourceful and committed leadership expert and Fortune 100 executive coach, who promotes environments of positive growth and development for individuals, executives, and organizational teams.

With more than 25 years of world-class experience, Bobbie is a motivational force who inspires her clients to steer their personal and professional lives in the direction of excellence. She has worked with companies worldwide and organizations ranging in size from five employees to 80,000. Clients include international, national, and local C-suite executives, managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals looking for curated, practical tools to match their desire to lead others with greater ease and agility.

Bobbie offers a multi-dimensional approach for successful business leaders and their workforce to achieve results through experimental learning and development. She utilizes researched and proven methodology combined with a style that is fresh, dynamic, and inspirational.

“I am lucky to work with exceptional leaders to co-create, explore, and define new pathways of success. This symbiotic relationship to “be of service to others” and “continual growth” is fundamental to any success I have had. This world requires leaders to have full use of their “wing-span.” 

“When leaders soar so, does everything around them.” Bobbie Goheen

Areas of Expertise

  • Working with organizations to create better operations and momentum internally and externally
  • Executive coaching
  • Leadership development
  • Vision and growth strategy
  • Culture and values development
  • Organizational change and effectiveness through inclusion of key people at all levels inside and outside the organization
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Board effectiveness
  • Executive team building and facilitation of key planning retreats and meetings

Certifications and Program Proficiency

Bobbie has extensive training in a multitude of practices and programs throughout her career.  She utilizes all of her background, education, and training to help her clients grow and develop themselves and their business.  Below is a sampling of some of the training:

Additional Background

Bobbie led the training industry by implementing The Corporate University, one of the first in-house corporate universities for a Fortune 100 company. She served as an Executive Coach for the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, focusing on individual leadership development for future leaders and change agents who desired maximum, positive, and world impact. Bobbie was also involved with the Executive Leadership Development aspect of the EMBA program at Rochester Institute of Technology. Twelve years and over 50 world-class programs later (17 of which are now college certified), Bobbie continues to lead through performance consulting, executive coaching, and facilitating large-scale learning events.

Public Engagements

Bobbie hosts workshops, coaches and facilitates CEO roundtables. She is available to speak on topics including leadership development, personal growth and development, women in business, and leading teams through change. She has spoken and given lectures at organizations such as the University of Rochester, Cornell University, Rochester Women’s Network, Rochester Rotary, Rochester Institute of Technology, NextCorps (formerly High Tech Rochester), and Women in Technology.