About Monarch Leaders

As founder of Monarch, Jesús specializes in transforming the way leaders think through Transformative Leadership. This approach brings awareness to where leaders and their teams are in terms of their leadership cycle and inspires positive change to reach new heights.

With over 30 years of experience and master’s degrees in both business and counseling, Jesús has a background in psychology, counseling, and entrepreneurial leadership which gives him a unique perspective of human behavior and understanding the challenges a person faces in group interactions. He has also created the Monarch Model, a diagnostic tool for groups, and The Monarch Advantage, a method combining coaching, counseling, mentoring, and consulting for groups and individuals.

Jesús is an active member of American Counseling Association and the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), a global non-profit organization for entrepreneurs. He has facilitated over 700 strategy sessions with different groups around the world, and has served on the EO Global Board of Directors. Jesús has created and facilitated sessions on leadership, high-performance groups, and life-planning, among other topics. Jesús has received recognition and numerous awards from EO chapters and organizations around the globe. Learn more about Monarch Leaders. 

Certifications and Expertise

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Counseling with Specialty in Groups
  • EO Leadership Academy
  • Entrepreneurial Master Program
  • College of Executive Coaching: Personal and Executive
  • Return of the Master Minds
  • Situational Leadership: Coaching and Leaders
  • Forum Trainer
  • Moderator Trainer
  • Forum Workshops
  • Forum Sherpa Master Facilitator
  • Massachusetts Workforce Learning Certification

Pro-Bono

Crafting a legacy together with giving back are both strong drivers in his life, Jesús does pro-bono work in Monterrey for Hombre Renovado, a rehabilitation center for minors.

A restless world traveler, Jesús has visited more than 62 countries, having worked in more than 30. He is an expert in group dynamics and holds a firm conviction that groups can change the world. When he isn’t traveling the world helping others accomplish their goals, Jesús enjoys watching movies, reading and trekking.

Transformative Leadership

Just like a monarch butterfly, leaders have different cycles of growth. The key to growth is knowing which leadership stage you and your team are in. As founder of Monarch Leaders, Jesús de la Garza specializes in transforming the way leaders think through Transformative Leadership. This approach brings awareness to where leaders and their teams are in terms of their leadership cycle and inspires growth to reach new heights.