Winona Lakin

Leadership Coach for

Tresane Transformations

Winona has more than 15 years of experience working with leaders, from the first time to the C-suite, to unlock potential and execute against big goals.  Her career has been focused on enhancing performance through culture, engagement, talent systems, goal alignment, and leadership development. As an Executive Coach with Tresane, Winona works directly with individual and small groups of leaders looking to tackle meaningful goals and find a sense of ease along the way.  She also works with our clients at an organizational level to identify barriers getting in the way and develop strategies and solutions to enhance performance.

Winona has deep experience working with organizations during transitions, including significant leadership changes, start-ups, M&A, financial downturn/product sunset, and transformation. She works with organizations to quickly identify opportunities, clarify priorities, enhance communication, align talent, improve trust, and unlock performance.  She is known for bringing a blend of support and challenge to all her partners.

Outside of the office, Winona has a passion for travel, photography, and interior design.  She enjoys putting herself in new environments and learning from different perspectives.


Organizations and brands that Winona has worked with:


Radisson Hotels

Regent Hotels and Resorts

TGI Fridays

Carlson Wagonlit Travel

UnitedHealth Group


TCF Bank (now a part of Huntington Bank)

Signature Healthcare