Who is Vicki Landers?
Vicki Landers, PT, DPT, ACC, is a seasoned healthcare professional with over two decades of experience in clinical and leadership roles. She is the founder and CEO of In Progress Coaching, where her mission is to empower healthcare leaders to unlock their full potential. Vicki's passion lies in conducting live interactive presentations that not only entertain but also educate and inspire her audience. Through In Progress Coaching, she assists healthcare leaders in uncovering and developing their leadership skills, ensuring that they end each day feeling satisfied and fulfilled in their roles.
Vicki Landers' extensive career in healthcare began in 1993 when she started as a front-line clinician. Over the years, she has held various positions, including Interim Home Care Director, IT analyst, and coach. In addition to her coaching practice, she has served as adjunct faculty at Rockhurst University, where she imparts her knowledge in chronic disease and exercise to aspiring healthcare providers. Vicki firmly believes that everyone has the potential to be a leader, and her journey to understand human behavior, leadership, motivation, and change management led her to become an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) from the International Coaching Federation. She is dedicated to continuous growth and education, both for herself and others, as she believes this is the path to improving lives and healthcare organizations.
Beyond her coaching endeavors, Vicki is also an accomplished public speaker who strives to educate and inspire positive change. Her formal education includes a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Boston University and a Bachelor of Health Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and is currently studying for her Masters in Healthcare Administration. With a career marked by diverse experiences and a commitment to leadership development, Vicki Landers is a true advocate for excellence in healthcare leadership and an inspiration in her field.