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Peter D Schwartz Top CEO and Leadership Development Master Coach
To date, Peter has worked with 279 chief executives, as a Vistage Chair and CEO Coach. 
Leveraging 30 years in business, Peter understands that mastery at this level requires continual development of both the "inner" and "outer" games.

After a successful career in business, in 2005 Peter became

a Vistage CEO Coach, known as  Vistage Chairs.  Vistage is the leading worldwide executive coaching organization with

over 24,000 members and 1,000 Vistage Chairs. Now a Master Chair and four time"Star Award" winner, Peter is

also the Best Practice Chair for the DC/Baltimore market.

In 2016, Peter was selected from his peers to receive the "Vistage Chair of the Year" award. Peter is also a sought after speaker on Leadership Development.

"It's not enough for me to stay current, I stay at the leading edge of thinking in my field"

Peter has a leadership coaching certificate from Georgetown University, and continues to hone his skills and knowledge in the field through other numerous certifications: 

Vistage Executive Leadership Program in collaboration 

with the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  

This year-long program focuses on strategic leadership, designing organizations for creativity and innovation, and the innovation playbook.   Peter is co-leads this program

for qualified Vistage members  on the East Coast.

The Predictive Index | Talent Optimization 

Talent optimization is a four part discipline that aligns the business strategy with your people strategy for optimal business results.

The Leadership Circle 360 / Development System

 The only comprehensive model that integrates the fragmented field of leadership development; that is business relevant.


 Immunity to Change | Adult Development

 Peter spent a year in a "deep dive"  with Harvard professors Robert Keegan and Lisa Lahey​ and their highly regarded Immunity To Change program.

"I discovered my passion for leadership decades ago when I had my own business. This fascination with leadership development along with my business experience inspires and drives me to meet my clients where they are with respect to their own individual journeys."


'Leadership development is not for the timid."


"I have known Pete since 2009. Thanks to Pete's influence and counsel, I have grown as a leader; my business has achieved dynamic growth and I have grown professionally more than I would have ever dreamed.  Pete genuinely cares for me and what matters to me,  He challenges me to be a better version of myself year after year,  I am truly thankful Pete entered my life."

Gordon J. Bernhardt, President

Bernhardt Wealth Management. Inc.

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