Wesley Cate

Leadership Consultant


Wes brings a mix of design, strategy, and creativity to human capital problems. Drawing on a variety of disciplines, Wes helps leaders find the right tool for solving complex leadership challenges. By integrating design into his practice, he seeks to listen and discover what’s blocking growth, and then partners with clients to co-create solutions. He thrives in helping leaders get “unstuck” and rediscover a compelling vision.

Key Skills
  • Design & Strategy
  • Facilitation
  • Coaching
  • Change Management
Project Highlights

Wes has worked with a variety of leaders at points of transition to help them rediscover their purpose and develop a new vision for the future.

A medium-sized business needed to realign their corporate volunteering program’s mission with employee activity. Wes collaborated with the company’s leadership to bring clarity to the strategy. He developed a communications campaign and coached employees to develop their own vision for service. The effort resulted in over 70 percent of employees engaged in their own service projects supported by the company.

  • B.A. Anderson University
  • M.A. University of Indianapolis

Personal History

Wes is married with two kids. He’s traveled extensively around the world: He’s hiked to see wild silverback gorillas in Rwanda and conducted field research with rural farmers in Cambodia and India. He enjoys gardening and hiking. He’s an amateur painter, a musician, and a sucker for design.