Pete McDowell, Managing Partner

Business and executive coach, educator, and speaker

Pete is a managing partner of ActionCOACH Columbus, a global top 10 coaching firm based in Columbus, Ohio. He is a recovering chemical engineer who spent over 20 years managing operations in chemical plants Stauffer Chemical Co. and Occidental Petroleum. He graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and has a MBA from Capital University. Pete has a home on Apple Valley Lake near Howard, Ohio and enjoys boating, skiing, and anything involving the outdoors. He has three grown children with whom he enjoys traveling.

Pete is passionate about helping people leverage their strengths to improve business performance. He is a believer in increasing business results by focusing on how we interact and communicate with other people. His direct professional experience is in manufacturing, but he understands that in any business, as we help others succeed, our business will succeed.

Pete was recently awarded the Global Highest Client Retention award in 2019, and is currently ranked 3rd among coaches in the United States, and 9th in the world.


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