Rebecca Eckstein, MA, CEC, PCC

Executive Coach and Consultant

Rebecca Eckstein is a certified executive coach and enrollment management expert who coaches clients to achieve their goals.  She is also a certified authorized partner for PXT Select™, which means she can assess strengths and challenge areas to promote focus and success.  She has a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Computational Sciences from Hollins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Accounting with a minor in Computer Science from Mary Baldwin College.  In her 30 year career in education, she has advanced the enrollment and increased net revenue at 15 different institutions and has assisted over 10,000 students to obtain their affordable college degree.   She has coached small and large, public and private, for-profit, liberal arts, STEM, maritime, religious, urban, Division I and III, all women’s, graduate and undergraduate, the largest independent school in the continental U.S., the top ranked independent school in Atlanta, a small boarding school in the north and an independent school in Jordan.  She has an undefeated record in increasing net revenue for new student enrollment, even during Covid-19. She has worked all of the U.S. (VA, NC, GA, FL, OH, CT, NY, MA, and TX), and the Caribbean.  Her aggregate increases in net revenue have culminated in billions for her institutions.

 

She is published in educational journals on enrollment strategies and affordability.  She has appeared on television and she speaks nationally on subjects related to education, success and team dynamics.  In 2015, she led her team to win a Telly award for a creative educational video, and in 2016 and 2017 she served on the U.S. Presidential Scholarship Review Committee.  She serves on the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands annually as a scholarship judge. She regularly judges scholarship awards for "No Place for Hate" and in 2019 she was featured on Business Talk Radio for her work with students, enrollment trends and the value of coaching for success.

She travels extensively throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean to attract and enroll the best students.  She has enrolled famous athletes' children and celebrities but her passion is finding a way for students who might not otherwise have the same academic opportunity.  She gives seminars and workshops to coach teams for success.   Rebecca has two adult sons who completed their undergraduate degrees without debt, and she completed both of her degrees with grants. She is passionate about helping people achieve their own definition of success because along the way she had many mentors who assisted her when she needed it most.  Rebecca has memberships and affiliations with HECA, EMA, NAIS, SAIS, NACAC, SACAC, AISAP, SBSA, College Board, the Registry, and ICF. 

 

Admission Network, LLC and Eckstein Executive Coaching Academy is an executive coaching and consulting firm for corporate executives, higher education, independent schools, colleges, and students.  She is a member of the International Coaching Federation.  She coaches families in their college search, speaks and presents workshops nationally, and offers coaching and training to executive teams and individuals in corporations, small businesses, schools, colleges and universities.  Consulting and coaching topics include customer service, office efficiency, goal setting, strategic planning, change management, leadership, team alignment, developing high performers, conflict management, performance gaps, creating growth mindsets, organizational management, and predictive modeling.  She will ensure your success!

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