Allison Cooley



I am an experienced facilitator, instructor, speaker, business consultant and performance coach based in Madison, Wisconsin. I spend my personal and professional energy helping individuals appreciate and leverage their strengths and differences to build strong, resilient leaders, teams, and organizations. I am known for my enthusiasm and candor, my deep knowledge of people and organization systems, any my ability to perceptively ask the right questions to help my clients sort through the clutter to see around the next corner. Leaders turn to me for my insights and wisdom to help them create more inclusive and collaborative organization cultures, navigate through change, develop stronger and more productive relationships, and communicate more effectively. ​ I am a Board Certified Coach, a Certified Executive Coach, an accredited Myers-Briggs practitioner and am DiSC certified. I hold a master's degree in Adult Education and a certificate in organization development.


At Effectability, LLC, we focus on developing the organizational, leadership and team member capabilities required to reach higher levels of performance and success. Through our one-on-one performance coaching services, our professional development workshops, and our meeting and retreat facilitation services, we help leaders and team members understand themselves better to more effectively and inclusively communicate, manage conflict, work through change, solve problems, make better decisions, and think and act more strategically.

We also facilitate organization design and strategic planning processes to help organizations align their resources, structure, and strategy to achieve success.