Trisha Squires is Founder of Empowered Leadership Cultivation. Trisha has spent a life and a career growing businesses and people. Having more than 20 years of experience in business advisory and executive leadership, she is skilled in leading multi-disciplinary teams, creating immense value and extraordinary professionals along the way. She has served multinational clients in multiple industries, providing focused, innovative, practical solutions to technical and business problems, demonstrating continuous market differentiation, excellence, and dominance.
Executive Leadership: Trisha spent most of her career leading large, diverse teams toward the delivery of value for her clients at Ernst & Young, a Big 4 Accounting and Advisory firm, wherein she served as a partner. She has been pivotal in the discovery and sustainability of value in the billions of dollars for her clients. She has worked with executives and their teams in dozens of Fortune 500 companies in the majority of states. She has also created enormous value for entrepreneurs, high growth companies, and aspiring start-ups.
Strategic Thinking & Planning: Having made partner in a Big 4 accounting firm in 9 years, Trisha was charged with building thriving practices from scratch in 4 different regions of the country. Through laser-focused strategies and the ability to scale talent and service delivery quickly, she was able to create growth businesses that have expanded exponentially. The leaders she’s cultivated have gone on to be partners, CFOs, CEOs, and much more.
Today: With her own company, Empowered, Trisha is able to bring her years of experience and enormous passion to leaders all over the country and globe. She partners with C-suite teams to think, plan, and execute strategically for the purpose of accelerated and sustainable growth, primarily in professional service firms. The vehicles are transformational strategic planning and business acceleration masterminding. Her executive leadership experiences and fresh way to authentic leadership in a high growth business allow her to deliver unprecedented results to inspired leadership teams, as well as growth-oriented companies. Her innovative approaches deliver impact and value, infused with unique business insights, passions, and humor. In 2017, she is launching a business acceleration mastermind for women who want to grow multi-million practices, and it’s going global.
With a law degree from Case Western Reserve University and a business degree from Miami University, Trisha brings practical results-driven insights as well as leadership acumen. She regularly writes and speaks on a variety of topics, including authenticity in leadership, high impact teams, creating growth cultures, and many more.