Thomas G. Crane

World-renowned consultant, author, coach & leadership development guru. Founder & CEO of Crane Consulting U.S.A.


  • Founder & CEO of Crane Consulting U.S.A., spearheading transformative change in organizations worldwide.
  • Internationally acclaimed consultant, facilitator, and celebrated author of the best-selling masterpiece ‘The Heart of Coaching.’
  • Renowned for expertise in building Coaching Cultures that fuel exceptional performance and empower leaders.
  • Empowers leaders through a diverse range of services – including Leadership Development, Coaching Skills Workshops, and High-Performance Team Building.
  • Provides invaluable guidance to organizations for over two decades, specializing in strategic change and culture alignment.
  • Distinguished author of cutting-edge assessment instruments, including 360°, team, and culture assessments.
  • Active member of prestigious professional associations, including the San Diego chapter of OD Network, The Society for Human Resource Management, the American Society for Training and Development, and the National Speakers Association.
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the esteemed Purdue University, complemented by a coveted MBA from Drake University.
  • Co-creators of the prestigious Certified Coaching & Mentoring Professional (CCMP) and the Certificate in Performance Coaching (CPC) programs of ITD World.


  • Building Coaching Cultures to Support High Performance.
  • Leadership Development.
  • Coaching Skills Workshops.
  • High-Performance Team Building.
  • Strategic Change and Culture Alignment.
  • Action Learning.


Thomas G. Crane is a dynamic and influential leadership consultant, facilitator, author, and sought-after speaker. With a laser focus on creating high-performance environments through the development of coaching cultures, Thomas collaborates with leaders at all levels to revolutionize their approach to communication, maximizing individual and team effectiveness in achieving performance objectives.

His unwavering dedication to transforming leaders from being mere “bosses” to becoming compassionate “coaches” is epitomized in his best-selling book, ‘The Heart of Coaching.’ This groundbreaking publication serves as a catalyst for a performance-based, feedback-rich coaching culture, providing organizations with a powerful tool to align their business strategy and unlock higher and sustainable levels of performance.

The Heart of Coaching

“The Heart of Coaching” – by Thomas G. Crane

With an illustrious career spanning over two decades, Thomas has been a trusted consultant and engagement leader for numerous small and large organizations undergoing strategic change and cultural alignment. His esteemed clientele includes industry titans such as Agilent Technologies, AES Corporation, AEP Corporation, Anadarko Petroleum, BP, Bell Atlantic, and many more. Noteworthy educational institutions like Boise State University and San Diego State University have also benefited from his invaluable expertise.

Prior to establishing Crane Consulting in 1995, Thomas served as the vice-president of Senn-Delaney Leadership for an impressive nine-year tenure. During this period, he provided invaluable guidance to clients navigating the complex landscape of strategic culture change. Earlier in his career, he excelled in financial planning and project management roles with Solar Turbines, a prestigious division of Caterpillar.

Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Drake University, further cementing his academic prowess. In addition to his impressive credentials, he has developed several cutting-edge assessment instruments, including 360°, team, and culture assessments. This showcases his commitment to delivering comprehensive solutions that drive transformation at all levels.

Peter Chee, Thomas G. Crane, Jack Canfield và William Rothwell

Co-creators of ITD World’s Certified Coaching & Mentoring Professional (CCMP) program – from left to right: Dr. Peter Chee, Thomas G. Crane, Dr. Jack Canfield & Dr. William J. Rothwell