Professional Associates - Deanne Idar

Deanne J. Idar, Ph.D.

Professional Titles: 
Top Seed Leadership Coaching Owner and Executive Leadership Coach; Perspectives, Inc. Director of Special Projects; TechSource, Inc.  Technical Consultant; Lewis University Adjunct Professor in Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership; Los Alamos National Laboratory, Guest Scientist

B.A. ASC Accredited Chemistry, Computer Science minor, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1985.
Ph. D. Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry minor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1990.
International Coach Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach (ACC), 2013. 


Career Profile:  Los Alamos National Laboratory (1990-2012): Numerous technical and leadership assignments spanning over 20 years in National Security Missions.  These include technical research activities in weapons-related energetic materials science for performance, safety, and reliability for ~14 years, and supporting teams of personnel conducting technical activities supporting global security mission requirements for ~7 years, including a 1-yr rotation to OSD Policy at the Pentagon.  While at the Pentagon, served as the CBRN Defense Policy, nuclear portfolio representative in providing technical insight and guidance regarding global radiological/nuclear policy topics internally, in collaboration with the U.S. Government interagency, and internationally. LANL career honors include 6 Program Team Awards of Excellence, 2 Distinguished Performance Awards for team contributions, and an individual Star Award acknowledging innate ability to work successfully with a wide range of individuals, teams and organizations across multiple business types and missions. In 2012 I returned to graduate school to become certified as an Executive and Professional Leadership Coach. With over two decades of experience leading personnel and teams, bring a unique perspective to the dynamic leadership challenges faced by today’s executives and professionals. Throughout university studies and career, have been a life-long learner of human dynamics, successfully mentoring and coaching personal at multiple career levels.

Characterized as real, positive, creative, relevant, dynamic and energizing by coaching clients and colleagues alike.

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