ACC, FASAE, CAE
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ACC, FASAE, CAE
How will clients benefit with you as their coach?
In my coaching I provide a catalyst for clients to arrive at insights, solutions, and behaviors that they may not have achieved on their own. I assist in expanding strengths, enhancing skill sets and uncovering thought processes or behaviors that do not serve them well in their current role. I help them become aware of their blind spots and offer a safe space to observe, reflect and develop positive responses so they can reach even higher levels of effectiveness.
What do clients say about working with you?
Clients generally are most appreciative of my positive focus and ability to support them while holding them accountable for results and my commitment to their individual success. Here are a few examples:
What is your coaching philosophy?
I believe that effective coaching is assisting leaders in becoming more capable, more focused, and more confident in their roles as they navigate change and manage the challenges and concerns of today's fast paced environment.
Coaching is a partnership that provides process, accountability, and support to help my clients achieve their unique success goals. I believe that an investment in coaching is an investment in your best self.
What types of clients do you work with?
I am proud to work with Association CEOs and Executives, and I have invested a great deal of time working with first time CEO's and early career CEO's.
In addition, I work with:
What is your professional background?
I am fortunate to have over 20 years extensive experience serving on several non-profit broads and have led three very diverse international associations as CEO. This provides me with a deep understanding of the needs and expectations of members, volunteers, boards, and staff and allows me to successfully partner with both seasoned leaders and those advancing in their careers.
I am an International Coaching Federation (ICF) certified coach and received my training at Georgetown University's Institute for Transformational Leadership. I continue to invest in training and hold several certifications for conflict behaviors and key assessments.
Currently I sit on the Northern Virginia Community College Foundation Board, and I am an advisor to two social entrepreneur start-ups. I serve as a DELP mentor through ASAE. I have been recognized for my contribution to both the association and meetings industry by being selected as an ASAE Fellow and received their Women Who Advance Excellence in Associations Award. I was selected by Meeting News magazine as one of the 25 most influential people in the meetings industry for six consecutive years and was inducted into Michigan State University's Hotel School's Hall of Leaders.
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