• Alicia Del Real

    Senior Partner & Executive Coach

    Alicia brings 17 years of professional and executive experience in private industry and has worked within Fortune 50 companies as well as startups.


    Prior to AEI, Alicia led a $200MM PepsiCo sales region with a 200+ person team. She added value, drove growth and made a difference in the lives of individuals. This yielded an energized, motivated workforce in a competitive yet still collaborative environment. Alicia worked her way up through finance, strategy and sales over the course of her 7 years with PepsiCo. Before that, she worked in the energy, logistics and beauty industries. Throughout her career, Alicia has been actively engaged with initiatives in leadership development and organizational excellence.


    At AEI, Alicia applies her executive experience, her academic studies, and her passion for developing people. Alicia focuses on the whole person to help leaders increase both self-awareness and social-awareness resulting in meaningful and sustainable growth.


    She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Drexel University. Alicia has a Master’s in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. She is trained in the Enneagram through the Enneagram Institute. Alicia also holds a Certificate in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting from the University of Pennsylvania.


    Alicia lives in Chicago with her husband and their three boys.

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