BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jacquie has over 21 years of business experience in the medical device industry working for companies like Medtronic, Inc. and Baxter Healthcare. She is highly skilled at facilitating complex yet collaborative efforts to drive new market development growth and real business results. She launched Coaching410 to honor her passion for coaching and developing high potential business leaders and professionals. She leverages her experience in working with clients in the medical device, biotech and pharmaceutical industries, but also has a personal interest in developing leaders within the non-profit and social enterprise arenas. Recently, Jacquie helped develop and facilitate the Business for Transformation (B4T) Group for Transformational Ventures. Jacquie leads, funds and facilitates business development around the globe by mentoring business entrepreneurs and facilitating sales workshops in developing countries. With her deep love for Kenya and providing access to orphans and people living in poverty, Jacquie and Daniel Moore co-founded The Food Source to introduce aquaponics as a means to create improved food security, income generation and new business development as a weapon against poverty. She also co-sponsors a pickle ball racquet distribution business in Boulder led by her 8 year-old son. Jacquie is the CHO (Chief Home Officer) of The Fedo Family and you will often find them together in Colorado: skiing, cycling, camping or running the Bolder Boulder!
Chris Coward, MSW, PCC
Christine “Chris” is a credentialed Leadership Coach and Facilitator with a focus on the health of the leader. She partners with individuals and teams in both large and small organizations, using her strengths based approach to improve their communication, productivity, leadership presence, and relationship management. Chris is an experienced seminar facilitator, using experiential learning along with her talent in creating a learning atmosphere of trust, fun, and personal/professional growth. Chris helps her coaching clients create and implement individualized plans to enhance their leadership skills. Some of the areas she has helped clients develop include: leadership courage, confidence, effective communication, team development, emotional intelligence, managing conflict, work-life integration, and stress management. Chris’ coaching and facilitation style is supportive and strength based. She uses evidence based positive psychology techniques and works to increase her client’s level of self-awareness. Her clients experience lasting behavior change in key areas as a result of working with Chris. Chris is the Vice President of Coaching Services for the HabitChange Company (www.habitchangecoach.com) where she recruits, trains and manages contracted coaches who coach individuals and groups in healthcare and other non-medical programs. She co-developed a 125-hour coach training program that has been taught at the university level, in organizations and virtually. Chris received her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her Masters in Social Work from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She earned the Certified MentorCoach (CMC) certification from MentorCoach and received her Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentialing from the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is trained in the Core Values Index, Emotional and Social Competence Inventory, Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ) and uses other models and assessments as well. Chris is a member of the ICF and served on the board for ICF Philadelphia from 2008-2010. She has served as Board President of the Professional Referral Exchange Philadelphia Center City Chapter, a networking group for entrepreneurs. For fun, Chris plays bass guitar in a local rock band in Denver, CO and loves to be in nature with her husband and dog.
Sarah is an executive leader coach specializing in emotional intelligence.
Sarah was trained and certified through the Center for Coaching Certification and is pursuing her Associate for Certified Coaching distinction from the International Coach Federation. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and co-director of membership for the ICF Colorado Chapter. Sarah holds a B.A. in Communication from Michigan State University and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Business Development Director
Donna Read, M.A., CCP
Donna Read has been providing life and wellness coaching, career development, leader development, executive and team coaching services for the past thirty years. She worked first as an internal coach and HR specialist providing career development support to international technical consultants and coaching international foreign assistance team leaders and team members. Her responsibilities also included working overseas and at headquarters to provide crisis support, psychosocial care and wellness training to aid workers in posts such as Afghanistan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan etc. Donna currently works in private practice at the senior and middle management levels providing training, facilitation, and coaching in leader development, team dynamics, career transition, workplace wellbeing and resilience in the private and public sectors.
Donna has a Master’s in Clinical Psychology and am a Doctoral Candidate in Organizational Behavior, currently preparing a dissertation on using evidence-based methods in team strengthening and building self-organizing frameworks. I am certified through the Canadian Coach Federation as a CCP. She received my coach training through Saybrook University in executive, leadership, integral and life/wellness coaching. She is also certified in Social and Emotional Intelligence Coaching and Human Systems Dynamics. Donna has worked in Africa, the Middle East, Afghanistan, Europe, and North America. She has served on the boards of two APA divisions and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science. She is bi-lingual in French and English (from childhood) and has a somewhat less than working knowledge of Moroccan Arabic, having lived in Morocco for twenty years. Donna has been a member of ICF for the past four years and have found great value in gaining the friendship and support of other coaches, increasing her training through our wonderful SIGs, and connecting with the experienced coaches in the Coaching Salon.
Donna believes that coaching can benefit everyone, whether it be at work, at play, at home, or in intimate relationships. There is something empowering about having a coach help a client to see the obstacles and opportunities in front of them and having support in identifying possibilities for success, making choices, moving forward, and getting unstuck. After all, you can’t see the mountain when you are sitting on it and the eyes of someone watching you from an adjoining mountain can see what you may not be able to. Everyone needs to and should have a coach. Coaching is the best way to achieve one’s full potential.
Andy Scantland, CPCC, MBA
Andy is an executive leadership coach, leadership development facilitator, and marketing strategist with a focus on driving business results by supporting the executive’s growth and ability to lead authentically. He has supported leaders in the technology, hospitality, communications, financial, education and development industries. His goal is to drive improved organizational effectiveness through individual and team performance improvement, increased engagement, and values-driven leadership.
Andy is a a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) trained through the ICF-accredited Coaches Training Institute. He is also a certified strengths coach and facilitator through the Marcus Buckingham Company and holds certifications to administer and interpret the TILT365 Leadership Predictor suite of individual and team assessments, a strengths and values-based instrument.
Andy launched his coaching and leadership development firm, Upside Partners, after more than 20 years of corporate executive roles in marketing, business develop and strategy at companies experiencing dramatic growth. Unique to his background is a comprehensive knowledge of branding, marketing research, communications, business development and financial analysis.
Andy holds an MBA in Marketing from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business and a BS in Management from Clemson University. He also is a graduate of Harvard University’s ‘Strategic Planning: Formulation to Implementation’ program. He is an experienced college-level instructor in management and marketing, a certified social media leader, and winner of the CLIO, the advertising industry’s version of the Oscar.
Ravi's mission is to help you find higher performance and success in your work and life. Current and past clients include top performers and leaders from companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple and numerous startups.
In Ravi's prior career, he spent 14 years as a leader at Microsoft Corporation where I helped large engineering teams to create and deliver on long-term product visions that were exciting, innovative and exceeded customer needs. These products included versions of Microsoft Office, Windows and a variety of emerging technologies and cloud-based services.
Ravi now dedicates his career to helping professionals become stronger leaders who are more creative, productive and joyful and in their work. His coaching approach is a blend of training across various modalities. Strategy and team building techniques, product envisioning, life coaching, NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and personal empowerment techniques are all used to support your unique needs.
Ravi is a member of International Coach Federation (PCC, Professional-level Certification) and received my executive coaching training from Erickson College.
Douglas Slaybaugh, PCC, CPCC, CPA, CGMA
Doug serves as a coach to executives in a wide range of industries. His journey includes over twenty years within the accounting profession, with the greater part of his initiation spent with some of the largest firms in the world, as well as calls to adventure as controller, CFO, and entrepreneur. As a former audit partner, Doug has been through the trials and transformation that many professionals experience and has expertise in many of the skills necessary to be successful in the workplace.
Changed by his personal and professional experiences, and in embracing his strengths of empathy and compassion, Doug began a new chapter of his professional career, developing the skills, experience, and knowledge to become a premier coach for professionals.
Doug is certified as a coach through the International Coach Federation and Coaches Training Institute, as well being a CPA. He continues his path to serve professionals by creating engaging coaching relationships. These connections empower growth to exceed his client’s expectations of business, career, and life, as they strive to be their best self.
Doug lives and works in Littleton where he enthusiastically juggles time between coaching, date nights with his wife, parenting their two children and finding time for the occasional horror movie, skateboarding adventure, or comic book.
Professional Groups include: International Coach Federation, Coaches Training Institute, Institute of Coaching, American Institute of CPAs, Colorado Society of CPAs.
Julia Zhu Meade
Julia Zhu Meade is an experienced leadership and career coach with PCC credential. She is also a certified ontological coach (NCC) with Newfield Networks. She has coached more than 350 executives and professionals from different backgrounds in support of their career transformation and life transitions since 2014.
She partners with her clients on a journey of self-discovery and self-actualization, helping them find and own their inner resources to maximize their personal and professional potential. She helps them observe how they “show up” in the world, discover hidden limiting beliefs and behavior patterns that hold them back, co-create practices so that they can step fully into their power to create fulfilling, joyful and meaningful life and work. Her clients describe their experience working with her as "magical" and "life-changing."
Julia brings her years of meditation practice into her coaching presence. Julia’s own life journey through many transitions has enriched her coaching practice. Born in a remote mountain village in eastern China, she was selected for a province-wide “prodigy class” at the age of 11, and ultimately earned a Master’s degree at a university in Shanghai. She taught for eight years at two Chinese universities before moving in 2008 to the U.S. She worked as a cross-cultural consultant, freelance journalist and English-Chinese interpreter, and a life-changing event led her to the profession of coaching.
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION:
- MA in American Literature, East China Normal University
- NCC, Newfield Networks
- PCC, International Coaching Federation
- C-IQ program (Conversational Intelligence) by Judith Glaser
- SOAR (Success through Observer-Action-Results) Program by Chalmers Brothers & Vinay Kumar
- Shadow into the Soul: Ego and Shadow Development Program by Terri O’Fallon and Kim Barta.
- The Evolution of Shadow Resolutions Course by Kim Barta
Born in Kansas, Geo spent 15 years in the USAF, 11 of those years as a fighter pilot and instructor. This inspired Geo’s passion for helping others achieve their potential.
Geo devoted over 30 years of his life in the United Kingdom working for top executives from both companies and non-profits who are experiencing change, or wish to make changes in how they conduct their operations. He is a PCC credentialed leadership coach, and Ihe specializes in working with ambitious leaders in organizations to dramatically increase their confidence and drive, so they get quicker and bigger results, and experience the satisfaction of making a greater impact! Companies love the work he and his team do, as it leads to faster growth, enhanced profitability and happier clients and staff.
Geo has coached individuals and teams across a wide range of local, national and international organizations such as Visa, Avon Rubber, Baxter Healthcare, PGA European Tour, Domino Printed Images Fuji, Marks and Spencer, MJ Mapp, John Lewis Partnerships, Ramboll Environ, Resurgo, Youth For Christ, New Life Church, Affinity Engineering, Morning Star Development and CU Denver.
Geo has written a book, IMPACT! How to Make a Positive Difference which highlights his experiences in helping leaders from a variety of backgrounds develop at least 6 core skills everyone needs to change their organization, team, community or family for the better.
Geo lives with Heidi his wife, in Colorado Springs. They have two sons, Nathan and Timothy, wonderful daughters-in-law and five grandchildren. As well as being a devoted grandfather, he enjoys golf, ‘building projects,’ bridge, being actively involved in his local church and USAFA Cadet Programs.
Nancy Slitz began her professional life as a teacher in the public school system of New York. She left academia after several years of teaching and receiving tenure to enter the business field. Nancy was a Marketing Representative in the Office Products Division for IBM. In 1978 she was hired by Hammer Art Galleries in New York to manage their Graphics Department and then sold 19th and 20th Century American and European original art from the very prestigious Hammer Collection. Several years later she joined a leading executive search company where she placed lawyers in many of the major Manhattan law firms. She moved with her family to Colorado in 1985 where she began her own executive search firm, Slitz Search, specializing in placing senior level technical engineering and sales talent in companies spearheading Object Technology. Nancy has served on the Board of Governors of the Tony Award winning regional theatre company, the Utah Shakespeare Festival for fifteen years and is currently the Chair Emeritus. Throughout her professional career Nancy has served and coached non profit boards and volunteered numerous hours to these causes for which she has great passion. These include Partners, Make A Wish, CASA and Rotary. Nancy is combining her years of successful business, leadership, and advisory skills to assist others in excelling to their highest potential through the partnership of Personal, Executive and Business Coaching.
Dr. Lisa E. Hale, Ph.D., PCC
Focused Leadership Consulting
Lisa is the go-to trusted advisor for senior executives, high net worth families, successful entrepreneurs and leaders. For more than 20 years, her focus has been to help teams and families enhance their enterprise effectiveness by enriching the quality of their relationships. Lisa trains, guides and supports senior leaders. Lisa agreed to privately coach select leaders who have an inspiring mission and discovered that working 1:1 with leaders is pure joy! Now, she is a sought after Executive Coach who mentors leadership teams, business owners, executives, and entrepreneurs on four continents to help them achieve their most treasured life and business goals faster, with greater impact and confidence.
Lisa’s brings her life experience, professional talents and education to bear for all her clients. Conscious, smart and visionary leaders also may face family dysfunction, teams with weak links, and great companies that could be greater. Lisa’s Executive Coaching clients navigate these challenges and more with clarity, empowerment and focus. Outstanding results show up when your leadership skills and presence naturally move you AND your team in the right direction. The key is not just to achieve results. The key is achieving results that truly matter. On purpose! Lisa coaches, trains and supports exceptional leaders to do just that.
Lisa’s recent clients have included: 1st National Bank, AlloSource®, Source Gas, Florida Power and Light, The Office of Personnel Management, Lovelace Hospitals, Sennheiser NM, Defined Fitness, The Department of Energy, Albuquerque Health Partners, and others.
Lisa earned graduate degrees from Northwestern University and post-graduate credentials in Leadership and Executive Coaching from the College of Executive Coaching.
Lisa lives in Fort Collins, Colorado where she and her three sons create art, hike, cook and laugh together every day. Dr. Hale’s upcoming book is "Bringing Leadership Home: The Path to Fierce Ownership." (2017)