About Henry Chidgey
For over 50 years I have been a leader and student of leadership and personal development. I have led, coached, and guided thousands of people in the pursuit of being great leaders with inspired effective teams. My calling in this life is to positively influence everyone I meet or interact with in a profound, authentic way.
For over twenty years I have been the President and Founder of Osage International, a business consulting practice that provides highly personalized support to CEOs, owners, and senior executives of companies that are striving to maximize growth and profitability in their enterprise. I also provide personalized leadership, success, life, and accountability coaching to individuals who are passionate to achieve their full potential in all areas of their life. Corporate clients have included GE Transportation Systems, Erie PA; Moss Bros, London UK; American Materials Company, Eau Claire WI; Kids 1, E Brunswick NJ; Hearts On Fire Diamonds, Boston MA; SYMS Corp, Secaucus, NJ; Ferronorte SA, San Paulo, Brazil; Res Net, Dubai, UAE; Russell Investment Group, Seattle, WA; Transentric Corporation, St Louis MO and MidRail LLC, NY,NY.
My actual leadership experience began as an entrepreneur at 16 providing janitorial services to a dentist office in San Antonio. I was President & COO of Hearts on Fire Diamonds in Boston, Founder and CEO of Lone Star Locomotive Leasing, Director and COO of Ferronorte SA in Brazil, President of Nova Este Railroad in Brazil, President, Director and COO of RailTex in San Antonio, Senior VP and CMO of Southern Pacific Railroad in Denver, VP and CMO of Illinois Central Railroad in Chicago. I spent over 18 years advancing from a switchman/ brakeman with the Southern Pacific upwards through various Leadership roles including head of a 1000 person remanufacturing facility in Sacramento and Assistant General Manager for the Eastern half of the Southern Pacific before I left to start a Fine Art Reproduction Company, Images On Canvas in Houston Texas.
Henry is a unique, talented class act that I highly recommend to anyone considering an executive coach and even better yet a life coach (which includes the executive coaching). Henry is a pleasant oasis in the desert of leadership. He has been a true value add and has made a big impact on my life. You will be better by having worked with him.