Brett Gardenhire is a specialist in professional and organizational development with a focus in situational leadership and improvement of communication. With over 15 years’ experience in both change management and entrepreneurial growth strategy he partners with organizations as a coach, consultant, trainer and speaker helping to enhance their workplace culture as well as their productivity through improved engagement, career enhancement and the application of creativity. Additionally, he works with executives and entrepreneurs in achieving optimal performance in their leadership endeavors, personal, professional and company goals and with those who seek to optimize their career transition.
The key to Brett’s success has been his interactive ability to inspire, guide and reinforce the art of human potential through the tools of creative and strategic innovation. For the last ten years he has been both the catalyst and architect of five separate multi-million dollar change management endeavors spanning three industries that range in outcomes from revenue and market share growth to total workplace culture and production policy overhaul.
Brett holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Sonoma State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema/Television Production from Columbia College and is currently completing a graduate program in Organizational Learning, Performance and Change from Colorado State University. He is also trained in Co-Active coaching from the Coaches’ Training Institute and is a certified Elevations for Organizations trainer from Elevate, Inc.
Ron McLerren is a career coach with a Ph.D. in Depth Psychology. He also has a Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology. Ron is an author and a speaker. He brings over 35 years of executive level corporate experience in leadership development, training and career coaching.
Dr. Ron McLerren is a career coach committed to helping you reach your full potential. Whether you are in a transition period in your life, or looking for a career with meaning and purpose, Ron has the experience, commitment and tools to help you discover the best career path for your personality and skill set.
Throughout his career Ron has gained the trust and respect of such companies as Hewlett Packard, Bank of America, Macy’s and Merrill Lynch. His years of experience working firsthand with both corporations and his executive coaching has helped Dr. McLerren develop an unparalleled understanding of how to assist individuals attempting to deal with life transitions, vocational changes, or finding balance between life and work.
Services offered: Success Personified Coaching Program for executives, up-and-coming starts and successful entrepreneurs who want more from their career and life. One-on-one and group programs available to help you discover what you want, to explore your options and take action to transform your reality.
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Louise has a diverse background in business, healthcare, academia, religious, nonprofit, corporate, union, civic, entrepreneurial, and start-up organizations.
She holds a master’s degree in counseling, with specialized training and expertise in addressing health challenges and disabilities. She has coached people of all ages and at all stages of life in facing their fears, getting unstuck, and moving forward. She enjoys working with new graduates as well as mid- and late-career professionals.
Louise knows about and teaches courage, transformation, and leadership development. She brings a 360-degree view of the world of work to her career consulting owing in part to her varied positions, such as: hiring manager, business developer, human resources trainer, management consultant, vice president, and entrepreneur.
She stays current with the marketplace by engaging in a variety of activities, whether as a recruiter, business group leader, or executive team building facilitator.
Alysia Gaynor Kehoe, M.S., is the founder of Kehoe Consultants. She has over 20 years of experience human resource consulting and organizational development. Alysia specializes in employee engagement programs, team building initiatives and human resource systems consulting.
Alysia holds a Masters of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from Widener University. Her industry experience includes hospitality, corporate settings, government, non – profits, universities, small businesses and community groups. She is an accomplished public speaker, trainer and coach.
Organizational services include analysis, design, development, implementation and delivery of processes and programs which complement and support an organization’s strategic direction and values. In the areas of human and personal development, Alysia provides career development and life enhancement workshops and coaching.
Recently, Alysia has implemented Elevations, as part of her coaching with more than fifty ‘career / life transition’ individuals, and new college grads.
She is also embarking on using Elevations for Organizations with small business groups. This is a great way within a team, for individuals, to start talking to each other’s temperaments and values; as well as discovering the skills of team members. All of this enhances team productivity.
In his work with private clients and workshops, he draws upon his long experience in the executive search, employment, and HR fields. Randy specializes in helping Boomers, as well as all levels of professionals. He focuses on issues of career transition: changing careers, choosing a career direction and positioning, finding opportunities, as well as finding opportunities for self-employment, freelancing, and consulting. A graduate in business from Cornell University, he holds certificates from the Career Planning and Adult Development Network, Career Coach Academy, and the Retirement Coach Institute. A requested speaker, he has facilitated two highly successful job search executive groups for NetShare and San Francisco C-Level Executives. Randy also serves as a staffing consultant for high tech start up companies.
You can visit his website at http://www.randyblock.com.
“I love people from their beauty to their grit. My favorite moments are when the “lights” go on, and someone fully embraces their gifts and purpose – it’s magic!” Erika LarRieu is a life and business coach for individuals and groups seeking to empower themselves or their teams.
In her corporate work, she has developed deep expertise in delivering employee engagement programs that produce solid return on investment and rave reviews. Her focus is on leadership, strategic communication and sustainable culture shifts. She customizes programs and coaching to meet the unique needs of her clients. Erika graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a double major in Finance and Psychology. Since then she has been certified as a Life Plan Facilitator and Co-Active Coach. She has completed extensive graduate work in Somatic Psychology, giving her a deep understanding of holistic psychology.
Outside of her professional life, Erika enjoys a vibrant personal life, full of laughter, friendships and outdoor adventures. She lives for a beautiful powder day in Tahoe with her son Kai!
Bill Cole, President & CEO of Advanced Business Solutions, Inc., is an internationally respected professional speaker/trainer, executive coach, facilitator, and strategic advisor. He was an athlete, coach, professional musician, and taught at two universities before focusing primarily on leadership development, management skills, high performance teams, and organizational development. His career includes an international consulting assignment with a radio and TV network, a national restaurant chain, a fast growth high technology company, a national business development firm and was among the all time sales leaders for an international training company. Bill’s mission is to positively impact people’s lives.
In his career, Bill has helped more than 5,500 business owners, company CEOs, and key executives take their businesses and careers to new heights with greater fulfillment. He’s the author of The ABC Formula: Building Your Life’s Enduring Core Values.
Jannene is a developer of leaders with over 20 years’ experience. As a human resources management consultant she has partnered with clients in a wide range of industries. Some of these clients include Cambria Solutions, Caltrans, Sutter Physicians Services, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Purple Communications, US Army Corps of Engineers, and California Department of Public Health, just to name a few. Her employment background includes Instructor for CSU- Sacramento, Vice President of Human Resources for Schools Financial Credit Union, Director of Human Resources for Verizon Wireless, and Senior Human Resources Consultant for MCI Communications.
Jannene specializes in management development, strategic planning, effective communication, creating business metrics, organizational development, employee relations, compensation design, and employee retention. She earned her Bachelors degree in Business from Texas Tech University and her Masters degree in Business Administration from National University. She is also an accredited Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Her motto is: “Life is too short! Do what you love!” Her work has been recognized by industry leaders including being named by the International Coach Federation New England “Career Coach of the Year”. Certified as both a career, and a life coach, her company Career Life Balance, specializes in working with top performers through job and career changes, help them to better negotiate raises, and promotions to accelerate their career so they can love their life with a little more balance.
Recently published in the book “101 Ways To Enhance Your Career”, also featured on ABC, WBZ-TV, FOXNews, on-line, and in various publications throughout New England. Before becoming professionally certified as both a career and a life coach, Dawn, she was an executive recruiter at two of Boston’s premier agencies, breaking records and consistently being awarded “Top Biller.” She then opened up her own recruitment firm, Executive Staffing Consultants. It was then that she realized she was doing more than just placing sales, marketing and advertising professionals in a new job. She was coaching them on how to exceed their short-term career objectives and long-term career goals, which in turn had a major impact in their job fulfillment and personal lives as well. With Dawn’s unique and powerful combination of skills and experience, her clients find within themselves the resources and wherewithal to take their careers and personal lives to the next level.