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Jodie Hylkema

Sr. Executive Coach
Coaching Manager


Winter Garden, FL


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Jodie’s passion is investing in people. She thrives helping clients process and gain perspective, moving them forward toward personal and professional goals.


At Leadership Consultancy, Jodie coaches Operators, senior leaders and their teams on setting and achieving goals, building trust, managing conflict, owning roles in the restaurant, and developing and leveraging emotional intelligence. She conducts Operator consultations, helping them identify areas of focus and creating individual and team focused development plans. She is also a contributing writer for The Operator Pathway, Leadership Consultancy’s guidebook for Operators developing deliverables for their business framework, talent cycle, and systems and processes in the restaurant. Using one of her main strengths of developer, she cultivates growth in individuals and teams as they become the best they can be.

Jodie holds a bachelor’s degree in counseling from Moody Bible Institute. She spent four years as a senior leader at Chick-fil-A™ Citrus Plaza in Redlands, CA. As an executive leader specialist, she supervised all aspects of the talent cycle, including recruiting, hiring, labor allocations and scheduling, disciplinary conversations, and leadership development. She also managed receipts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and incremental profit opportunity in a restaurant grossing 10 million in sales and experiencing consistent 18%+ growth year-over-year. Jodie's clients use CliftonStrengths®, the Enneagram, The Leadership Challenge®, EQi® 2.0 and other models to discover deeper insights and opportunities for growth.


Jodie’s personal values are Relationships, Excellence, Courage, Growth, and Fun. She lives in Winter Garden, Florida with her husband and three children.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Franchisee Executive Coaching

  • Leadership Executive Coaching (Individuals & Teams)

  • Speaking Engagements


  • The Leadership Challenge®

  • Leadership Practices Inventory® (LPI 360+)

  • Working Genius

  • EQi® 2.0

Jodie's Favorites:



Spicy Chicken Sandwich, no pickles, fries and sweet tea with CFA Sauce



Classic Peanut Butter

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