Welcome to

Exec Advance LLC

Inspiring executives to next-level performance.


Executive Presence includes a multi-faceted set of skills learned, developed, and honed over time. Learn more by downloading the brochure.


Great organizations are built one person at a time.


Meet me in St. Louis!

The 2-Day Executive Presence workshop is packed full of information and insights. The workshops are kept small so that we can comfortably work together and provide valuable feedback in a safe and non-intimidating setting. Meet interesting people. Enjoy St. Louis. And leave with new tips, tricks, and skills to take your executive presence to the next level.

Upcoming workshops and dates

Meet Barbara

Barbara OMalley
Principal and Chief Strategist

Barbara has been working as a strategic communications and marketing consultant and practitioner in the corporate, non-profit and government sectors for more than 20 years. She has spent more than 10 years in public and private institutions working with leaders to reimagine and redesign marketing communication units to adapt to changing technologies, industries, markets and consumer preferences – leading to sustainable futures.

She inspires creativity and transformation by bringing a collaborative approach – respecting the past while offering new ideas and advanced technologies to build powerful networks for strategic marketing and communications, outreach, government and community relations, employee engagement, and reputation enhancement.

Her approach effectively integrates the disciplines of creative services (photography, videography, design, advertising, print); digital and web marketing, communications and Search Engine Optimization (SEO); social media; news media; public relations; events; community and government relations; crisis, internal, employee, and executive communications.

She’s an inspiring and motivating leader and executive coach who takes pride in consulting, coaching, and training executives for next-level performance. She’s an inaugural member of the Forbes Coaches Council. See articles in Resources.

Barbara has earned Executive Education Certificates in Dynamic Management from Duke; Crisis Leadership from Harvard; High-Performance Leadership from Oxford; and Leadership Coaching from Georgetown. She has a BS in communications and journalism from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota, and an MBA from the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.

“I inspire institutions, organizations, and individuals to embrace their potential for a greater version of themselves.” ~ Barbara O’Malley

Contact Barbara at bomalley@execadvancellc.com


Define yourself by where you are going – not by where you’ve been.


Contact Info

Barbara OMalley
Principal & Chief Strategist
Exec Advance LLC

100 South 4th Street, Suite 550
St. Louis, MO 63102
Email: bomalley@execadvancellc.com
Office: 314.797.5144
Cell: 314.707.6821