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Spencer R. Potesta

Company Builder & Double Board Certified Psychotherapist

Spencer focuses on Company Building and individual Psychotherapy. He is a Psychotherapist and an author. His trainings in Organizational Psychology and Psychotherapy informs his time advising individuals and growing companies. While he focuses most of his time building his organizations and clinical practice, he also has consulted for Fortune 500 healthcare and technology, PE & VC, along with a myriad of mid-sized and start-up organizations.

He is the founder of Potesta Holdings (“Potesta Ventures” and “Potesta Practices & Consulting”) which is a holding company creates, grows, and buys amazing businesses. Get in touch at or

He is author of “Principles of Performance and Control” which provides readers with accessible, purposely concise, and psychologically-sound tools to manage change and adversity, regain control, and maintain peak performance.

In addition to his time spent building organizations, he holds a clinical practice of individual psychotherapy as a double board certified psychotherapist in the state of Illinois. He also supports Social Capital, a 501(C)3 non-profit endowment fund, to bring access and opportunities to those in need.



MA, Industrial & Organizational Psychology

MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICBB) Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICBB) Six Sigma Global Institute

Board Certified Psychotherapist (The National Board for Certified Counselors)