Donna Stoneham, PhD
President, Positive Impact LLC
Co-Founder and Principal, Integral Intelligence™


Donna is a master executive coach, transformational leadership expert, facilitator, author, speaker, and media guest. For the past twenty-five years, Donna has guided several thousand Fortune 1000 and not-for-profit leaders, teams, and organizations unleash their power to thrive and create powerful results in their work and lives through her company, Positive Impact, LLC. She is the co-creator of Integral Intelligence, a transformative approach to leadership development that focuses on whole-person learning through the conscious use of multiple aspects of intelligence (cognitive, emotional, relational, somatic and spiritual). This integral approach to leadership development creates powerful business results by helping leaders lead from core strengths, leverage their full capabilities, unleash the potential in their teams and organizations, and contribute their gifts to the world.  Donna holds a Ph.D. with a concentration in Learning and Change in Human Systems from the California Institute of Integral Studies, she is a certified Integral Coach® and has received advanced training in Appreciative Inquiry at the Taos Institute. She has also served as an adjunct professor teaching leadership development in MBA programs. Donna’s award-winning book, The Thriver’s Edge: Seven Keys to Transform the Way You Live, Love, and Lead named by Buzz Feed as “Nine Awesome Books for Your Kick-Ass Career” and she’s a contributor in two books, The Coaching Code and Ask Coach edited by Betsy Chasse and she’s featured in the documentary, Leap! The Coaching Movie (2017). Donna lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.