Nancy Crouch, M.A.
Nancy is a Senior Consultant with the Hayes Group International and owner and managing partner of Seaside Retreats, LLC. As an educator and information technology executive Nancy built and led organizations from 10 to 250 professionals. She is an engaging coach, expert in igniting energy at the individual and organizational levels. Nancy is passionate about fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that models collaborative leadership across generations.
Nancy brings over 30 years of experience in leadership across organizational functions and generational boundaries. She has expertise in organizational change, program development, project management, and developing human potential. In her former roles as Chief Information Officer and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Nancy accelerated digital transformation through comprehensive technology and cybersecurity initiatives designed to complement the ideals of the organizations she served.
Nancy’s work as coach, consultant, instructor and facilitator touches leaders in all stages of their lives and careers. Nancy gathers and shares individualized feedback to develop leaders. She helps organizations manage change, honor culture, and thrive in their environments. Nancy’s clients include EnergyUnited, CoStar, Ingersoll Rand, Citrix, Microsoft, SAS, the University of North Carolina Pembroke, Wake Forest University, and Elon University.
Nancy earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education at Virginia Tech and a Master of Arts in Education at Wake Forest University. Always looking to learn new things Nancy has enjoyed participating in executive forums with IBM, Cisco, and Google to augment her formal education. She holds certificates in project management and ECCP (Executive Coaching Certification Process).