McDonough School of Business

Max Palomeque (EMBA’19)

Max Palomeque is an experienced executive coach specializing in one-on-one, team, and group coaching designed to foster leadership and professional growth through methodologies based in behavioral science. Palomeque has over 2,100 hours of coaching in multiple domains including emotional intelligence, decision-making, communication, and conflict management. In addition, Palomeque has facilitated over 80 teams and coached 450 leaders engaged in real-world, high-stakes problem-solving. His experience working in volatile and sensitive environments coupled with his ability to resonate with clients of diverse backgrounds and experiences makes him an ideal coach for those who are resistant or even hostile to coaching.

In addition to his work as a coach and facilitator, Palomeque has extensive experience designing pragmatic curricula and programs to foster leadership development through real-world experiential learning. He also is a public speaker, having addressed groups at Georgetown University, Strayer University, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Federal Public Defender’s Office, the Department of Defense, and the National Police Exposition.

Palomeque’s experiences include serving as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force and as a special agent in the FBI. He holds a B.A. in political science from Louisiana State University, an MBA from Georgetown University, and is a certified leadership coach by the Georgetown Institute for Transformational Leadership.

He is your coach if you are interested in leadership development, emotional intelligence, decision-making, problem-solving, organizational and individual change management, crisis management, and more.