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Transformational Coaching for Leaders
Company Name: Kelly Lei Transformational Coaching
Coaching Bio:

Kelly Lei coaches high achievers, mostly entrepreneurs and executives, to accomplish their FIRE (financially independent retired early) dreams. By working under her guidance, Kelly’s clients are able to level up their career or business, while finding fulfillment and balance in life. She uncovers their deepest dreams, the barriers and patterns that are limiting their effectiveness, the values that motivate them and what their definition of success looks like. She speaks to motivate others into action because she believes that breakthroughs start with action.

She’s an accomplished entrepreneur, strategist, project manager, and leader and won multiple operational excellence awards in reducing costs and improving efficiency. She has built her real estate business with her husband and other partners successfully in residential and commercial properties. Kelly has a background in Engineering (BS in Computer Engineering and MS in Industrial Engineering). In her decade working in the engineering industry, she has presented at tech conferences, led enterprise-wide projects, served as the president and on the board in several diversity councils and is currently an active member of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). She is a certified professional coach and certified yoga instructor. She has previously earned the following certifications: PMP, LEED AP, Certified Sustainability Manager, and Six Sigma Green Belt.

She also coaches competition-level Math at Doral Academy and, in only her first year coaching, led her team to a regional first place finish for the first time in school history. She is committed to giving a significant portion of her business revenue to causes that she supports, such as Tiny Hands International, PS Kitchen, Share Hope and the Ritz Chamber Players. Working with leaders and high achievers, helping people succeed, and making personal impact in others’ lives are her core being. She’s a Christ follower, a wife and a mother of 2 little rascals. She’s moved 16 times and counting, mostly for her career, and has no plans to stop. She’s proficient in Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese. She also took 2 years of Spanish and got As, but only remembers the food words now.

Jen Hermann, MA, WPCC
Company Name: Jen Hermann
Location: Portland, OR
Coaching Bio:

Jen holds a masters degree in organizational leadership, change management and Whole Person Coaching certifications, and is currently expanding her skill set to include acupuncture and oriental medicine. She integrates 15+ years of leadership and experience supporting people through change with her empathetic nature and ability to see the best in everyone she meets and help them realize their unique potential.

She has a passion for helping people find purpose and meaning in their work and helping workplaces evolve to truly support employees overall health, well-being, long-term engagement, and growth.

Lisa Bohannan, WPCC
Company Name: Lisa Bohannan
Phone: 541-743-1101
Location: Eugene/Springfield, Oregon
Coaching Bio:

Embodied professional transformation is essential to manage change and move toward what you want with courage, integrity and grace. As a certified Strozzi Leadership Coach, Certified Whole Person Coach (WPCC), academic instructor, and adviser with over 8 years of experience, I can offer you and your team the tools, training, and support you need to build a solid foundation for professional transformation.  I can provide you with the skills necessary to trust yourself as the leader of your own life, even during major life transitions.  These skills include leadership and career assessment, job search skills, interview preparation, networking strategies and somatic practices. Most importantly, by learning how to maintain the body and mind as one working entity, you will have a greater ability to know yourself more deeply.  Contact me today to find out how you can learn to embody your highest potential.

Amy Chiang, PhD
Company Name: Forma Consulting, Inc.
Phone: 917-470-7700
Location: Pacific Northwest (Portland, OR metro area), plus available via Zoom.
Coaching Bio:

Greetings! For over fifteen years, I have supported individuals and organizations through various forms of change and transformation. I have worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies to help them identify their future state and supported them through this shift as a system. Throughout this process, I’ve partnered with many leaders to as they re-define their vision and serve as impactful positive role models.

Additionally: I’m especially passionate about helping those who have felt dis-empowerment at some point in their lives to reclaim their power and who they are in the world. As an Asian-American woman, I have deep familiarity with the experiences of some disenfranchised populations in the United States. My doctoral research focused on how one transforms from a state of dis-empowerment relative to the social environment to a stance of power and ownership of self in the world. This integrated the fields of Transformative Learning and Somatics as a methodology to support positive change.

Specialties: Organizational Change and Transformation, Organizational Consulting, Leadership Development, Adult Learning, Human Development, liberatory practices.

Emily Barry-Murphy
Company Name: Individual Consultant
Phone: 703-915-5240
Location: New York – Coaching conducted via phone/video
Coaching Bio:

Emily Barry-Murphy, PhD, is serving as Program Specialist in the Department of Homeland Security; she is pursuing her Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential. She enjoys both one-on-one and team coaching and taking a holistic approach in career engagement and career advancement coaching. Uniquely, she offers a three session career engagement boot camp to jump start career growth.

Her day-to-day work involves management of 14 asylum pre-screening portfolios on the East Coast of the United States, to include liaising with external agency partners and utilizing data analysis to guide teams in operational improvements. She previously supervised over 150 first and second line reports in Supervisory Management and Program Analyst and Supervisory Program Manager roles. Prior to these roles, she served as an Asylum Officer and also spent time in academia; she taught students, conducted research, presented her research at Oxford and published in international journals. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on how displaced persons could be empowered to use their skills and resources to navigate governance systems and access protections. She enjoys using some of that same empowerment perspective, combined with her supervisory experience and coaching skillset, to coach individuals in maximizing their growth.

Nicole Gnutzman
Company Name: Nicole Gnutzman
Phone: 415.519.7155
Location: California
Coaching Bio:

Do you feel deep in your beautiful soul that your work is
– unfulfilling, and lacking meaning and purpose
– draining your energy and squeezing the life (and soul) out of you, while
– affecting your confidence and positive outlook on life?

And do you find yourself in the wonderfully liberating stage of thinking about your next career move, but are unsure of what to do next and how to move beyond your fear to action?

Do you need a little inspiration and guidance?

Do you want to take that first step toward your soul’s purpose, but need some inspiration and the guidance of someone who’s been where you are and who’s soul is thriving?

As a coach, I guide and support professional women in their 40s and 50s, who are at a crossroads in their career, to find their soul’s path in their work, so they can feel whole, truly be their authentic self and live with renewed confidence, passion and energy.

It may help you to know how I got here. Corporate Vice President, Strategic Consultant, non-profit Director of Operations, small business founder and chocolatier, and now coach. I have made many BIG work transitions in my career looking for my soul’s purpose and I am my own best client.

I know how hard it is to take that first step to leave a job, stride confidently into a new career, or design and create a business of your own. I’ve been there. It can be daunting, scary and even paralyzing, but it doesn’t have to be.

If you’d like a companion and guide on your journey of discovery, design and realization of a soul-fulfilling career, one that has purpose and passion, and is authentic to who you are and who you are becoming, I am that coach.

Does finding your soul’s path sound right and true and beneficial for you?

If it does, then join me on a journey towards your soul’s path, and you will
– Discover your unique gifts, skills and strengths
– Get clear about your soul’s path and feel aligned with it
– Have renewed energy and feel passionate about life again
– Feel a sense of wholeness as you live into your authentic self
– Have the confidence and inner resources to take action
– Receive your own Soulscape –landscape of your soul of how to be, what to do, and what you need to reach your goal and live into your soul’s path

Sharleen Ghauri, WPCC
Company Name: Sharleen Ghauri LLC
Phone: +1 503 270 8775
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA (Pacific Time)
Coaching Bio:

As a Whole Person Certified Coach, I support and guide individuals through critical moments in their lives to create positive shifts. Individuals work with me either personally or through their organizations and employers, and I use my degree, skills and experience to help them.

I am also an MBA with over 10 years of corporate experience in marketing, strategy, corporate social responsibility, public relations and communication, so I bring all those experiences and life skills to my work as a coach. I have lived in at least 5 countries around the world so I have a rich multicultural background and have experienced change and transitions multiple times in my life. I am conscious of the challenges these situations bring and am excited to support people through them.

As human beings, there are many critical decisions we make, and goals and outcomes we work towards. Life coaching can be extremely helpful and supportive for people who have goals to achieve and dreams to fulfill. It is also a process that catalyzes change and transitions, and helps in problem solving. I work with individual clients in a holistic manner to solve problems and create positive shifts.

Some areas on which I focus:

• Geographic transitions and relocation
• Managing work relationships and stakeholders
• Career management and counseling
• Individuals who want to return to work after an extended break
• Personal development – Individuals who struggle with underlying thoughts and beliefs that keep them stuck and unable to move forward in a particular area of their life
• Work / Life balance

Jeri Hoover, WPCC
Company Name: Groundshare
Phone: 503-507-6704
Location: Portland, Oregon
Coaching Bio:

Jeri completed coach certification with Coach Training World specializing in life coaching, mediation, and change management for individual careers and businesses. She has worked for over 12 years in rapidly growing companies, most recently the San Francisco tech start-up and sharing economy pioneer Airbnb.

Hillary Bennett
Company Name: Hillary Bennett Consulting, LLC
Phone: 360-798-9357
Location: Vancouver, WA
Coaching Bio:

As a female empowerment coach, Hillary specializes in career and life coaching women navigating change and discovering authenticity. Her holistic coaching method is based on the premise that when you come to know, embrace and express all aspects of your self, you find inner confidence sparking progress toward a fulfilled life.

Hillary has over 10 years of leadership development program management and coaching experience at The Boeing Company. She has her MBA from Seattle University with a focus on Leadership Development and Emotional Intelligence.

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