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Coaching is a thought provoking and creative partnership to maximize your professional and personal potential.
The process encourages a shift in who you are, what you do, and how you do it. Let's get started.
The first step to being a successful leader is self-awareness and effective self-leadership. Understand your strengths, know your values and know how to communicate what you bring.
Experience greater focus and a smoother, more fulfilling transition through changes such as career moves, preparing for and returning from maternity leave, or navigating work/life integration challenges.
From new people managers to seasoned organizational leaders, motivating, developing, and inspiring others is challenging. Develop and hone effective leadership skills to ensure success for you and your team.
Benefits of Coaching
The International Coach Federation (ICF)* found that: “Professional coaching brings many benefits: fresh perspectives on personal challenges, enhanced decision-making skills, greater interpersonal effectiveness, and increased confidence.”
Improved Work Performance
Improved Work-Life Balance
“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see”
Henry David Thoreau
I have spent my life focusing on personal and professional development and I'm passionate about discoveries and insights for my clients. I am known for my approachable, practical, and insightful style. Adding a good dose of humor and creativity to my work, I enjoy coaching individuals to gain insight, direction, and lead fuller lives. My areas of focus include: women in the workplace, work/life integration, exploring/defining core values, career transitions, performance management.
20+ years of coaching, management, and consulting experience
Experience coaching individuals and teams in biotech, non-profit, government, and higher education industries
Clients include: Biogen, Syngenta, IT Worx, Council on Foreign Relations, American Institute of CPAs, Department of Justice (US Attorney’s office), United States Air Force, American Chemical Society, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and local medical practices and non-profits
Co-Director Women's Leadership Institute at Impact Center: a premier leadership development organization for high-impact women giving emerging and accomplished leaders the knowledge, skills and network they need to expand their impact on their organizations, their communities, and our society.
Former Regional Director, Recruiting & Placement at reacHIRE: partnering with companies open to alternative female talent acquisition strategies and providing career coaching, training, and support to women who want to re-enter the workforce after a career break.
Education and Certifications:
M Ed, Higher Education, Student Development, Virginia Tech
BS, Family and Child Development, Virginia Tech
Associate Certified Coach - International Coaching Federation
Certified Authentic Leadership Coach – Raleigh Coaching Academy
Center for Creative Leadership Development Program Certificate
Human Resources Management Certificate, Duke University
Certified in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator