The time to be an exemplary leader is NOW 

Kim Svoboda is the founder and CEO of Aspiration Catalyst®, where leadership is transformed through strengths. Kim is expert in building high performing teams and developing exemplary leaders. Her entrepreneurial background and hands on approach translates  to  fast  start,  quick  turnarounds, and immediate results for her clients. She is the VP behind the VPs she works with and brings award winning 25 years of leadership experience at high performing Fortune 500 technology companies such as CDW, Insight, U.S. Cellular, and Adobe Systems to her clients. She knows what works and how to scale for success.


Helping clients achieve results is top priority and she partners with leaders to develop a vision of success, break through barriers and achieve their most desired goals. Kim is accredited by the International Coach Federation, is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, a Conversational Intelligence Enhanced Skills Practitioner and a Certified Retreat Leader. She is a distinguished Forbes Coaches Council Member, Leads the Talent Development Forum for the Executives Club of Chicago, and a Group Leader for ProVisors.


A strong advocate for giving back, Kim serves on the board of the BBB of Chicago and Northern Illinois Executive Committee as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and the Strategic Planning Committee.  She is a mentor to high potential leaders through Menttium™ and the Executive’s Club of Chicago. She is a proud member of NAWBO, the National Association of Women Business Owners.

A percentage of Aspiration Catalyst® profits go to charities that support the growth of women and children around the world including Kiva, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, and The Fred Outa Foundation.

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