Dr. Steven Beazley is the Founder and President of Lean Forward Coaching, providing Executive Coaching services with a concentration on non-profit executive and manager development. He also provides business consultation services in areas of strategic planning and event management.

Along with currently teaching in the MA programs at Pepperdine (after initially teaching from 1998-2002), he has served as core faculty in the School of Behavioral Sciences at California Southern University, teaching masters and doctoral courses.


Beazley also sat on Board of Trustees of California Southern University where he served on the Strategic Planning Committee and Academic Affairs Committee.


Beazley also served a period as the Interim President of California Southern University.

Beazley served for 10 years as Senior Vice President and four years as President & CEO of the OC Fair & Event Center, a blended government and non-profit education, entertainment and learning event center in Costa Mesa, Ca.


He transitioned in 2012 to begin providing consulting services for several non-profit organizations including the Pacific Symphony, Discovery Science Foundation, Orange County Great Park and the Simon Foundation for Education and Housing and OC Music and Dance.

As a fitness enthusiast, Beazley trains daily using TRX Suspension Training methods and runs half-marathons.  His greatest joys in life are his two amazing children, music, and being a lifelong Los Angeles Angels baseball fan.

And yes, daily he Leans Forward as an approach to living the good life. 

steven@leanforwardcoaching.com                                                  (714) 307-3401