Clay Osborne



Clay Osborne is a trusted partner in our Education and Corporate sector. He is the President of  True Insights Consulting LLC. Clay brings a rich mix of corporate senior leadership, and academic wisdom to his coaching and consulting practice after more than 25 years in the corporate, education, and government worlds. He is a recognized talent in the areas of Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, and organizational effectiveness.

Clay's current coaching and consulting work includes serving as an Executive Coach in the Achieving Excellence Program, a signature leadership development program of NeighborWorks America in partnership with the Harvard University, JFK School of Executive Education designed to help executives build capacity and reposition their organizations to more effectively achieve their performance goals.

Clays last role prior to creating his consulting practice was as Vice President, Human Resources, Talent Management, Learning and Diversity for Bausch + Lomb, a global health care company. He also led the Human Resource Dept. for the company's Research & Development function. During his tenure in those roles Bausch & Lomb received national recognition for many of the programs under his leadership.

Clay joined Bausch + Lomb (B+L) in 1992 as Director of Employee Relations and progressively assumed greater responsibilities within the company, including roles as Vice President for Talent Mgt., Global Staffing, Health Services, Employee Relations, Privacy, Employee Engagement and cross functional responsibility for Ethics Compliance programs. Clay has a BA, and MSW from the State University of N.Y. at Albany, and completed the course work towards an Ed.D from the University of Mass. at Amherst.

He is licensed counselor (LCSW), and certified as a Team Advantage Coach. He has extensive experience coaching executives and leaders internal to Bausch + Lomb, and currently as a coach and business strategist to business, leaders throughout the country. He is a member of the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches.

Mr. Osborne's leadership and involvement in the coaching and leadership community is well known and recognized. He is a member of the Boards of the ESL Federal Credit Union (Chair Compensation Comm.), HCR (Home Health Care company) where he serves as head of their Compensation ad Personnel committee, and the University of Rochester Eye Institute. He also chairs the Workforce Diversity Network; a national organization focused on diversity, engagement and inclusion practices. He is a past chair of the boards of the Center for Governmental Research and the Career Development agencies located in Rochester, N.Y. He also volunteers on the advisory board of the newly chartered Parent Leadership Training Institute in Rochester, N.Y.

Clay has built a reputation as an innovative, strategic thinker, a can-do person with a vast network of professional partners across the world. He continues to learn and share his passion for coaching leaders and consulting in the areas of strategic team alignment, change management, organizational transitions and effectiveness.

He is certified by the Center for Creative Leadership to facilitate and administer the following 360 Assessment instruments: Benchmarks, Executive Dimensions, and Prospector, 360 by Design, Skill scope and Global Six.


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