Certified Executive and Leadership Coach, and Global Leadership Development Professional

My deep experience and rich examples help you arrive at insights faster, furthering action toward your goals.

I bring three distinct lenses to coaching leaders, having served as:

    • ­an executive education leader in a top-ranked academic institution,
    • ­an external leadership development consultant to Global Fortune 500 companies and,
    • ­an internal leadership strategist and director of leadership programs in top-tier asset management and financial technology corporations.

Business experience

    • ­Director of Global Leadership Programs, Visa
    • ­Leadership Development Strategist, Vanguard
    • ­Senior Consultant, BTS, global management consultancy
    • ­Director of Methods & Experiential Learning for Executive Education, Thunderbird
      School of Global Management
    • ­Associate Director of Executive Education, University of Arizona, Terry Lundgren
      Center for Retailing
    • ­Executive coach and principal consultant, mFluence Coaching & Consulting, LLC

See bio and credentials below… 

Education and qualifications

– Professional certificate, The Psychology of Leadership – Cornell University, SC Johnson College of Business

– ­­Executive certificates in: Leading and Managing in Turbulent Times, Cross-cultural Communications, Negotiation with Global Mindset, and Global Marketing Strategy – Thunderbird School of Global Management

– ­­[In progress] Certificate, Adaptive Strategic Execution – Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in partnership with Korn Ferry

– Post-grad education in racial equity, anti-racism, and intercultural studies – The Equity Paradigm

– ­­MBA – Keller Graduate School of Management

– ­­BS in Speech Communications – James Madison University

Certifications and memberships

– ­Certified executive and leadership coach – Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance, an ICF accredited coach training program (ACTP/Level 2) – American University in partnership with global leadership consultancy Heidrick & Struggles.

– ­Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF), a globally recognized credential. The ICF establishes best practices for the coaching industry by issuing professional certifications which indicate that rigorous international standards and requirements have been met through education, experience, mentor coaching, performance evaluation, and exams.

– Corporate alumni member, Learning Innovations Laboratory (LILA), Harvard Graduate School of Education — click to learn more.

– Certified to administer leadership assessments – EQi2.0 (emotional intelligence), EQ360, KornFerry360

– Certified in various adult learning methods – Harvard case methodology, and LUMA design thinking

– Certified Performance Consultant – The Learning and Performance Institute

– Trained mentor in Positive Intelligence (PQ) – a technology-enabled experience which helps individuals and teams improve their mental fitness and resilience

Coaching focus

– ­­­Leadership through volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA)

– ­­­Optimizing business relationships using emotional intelligence

– ­­­Speaker coaching, specifically for engagements and events with large audiences

Consulting focus

– ­­Custom design of leadership development programs for top-of-house executives to front line leaders

– ­­­Facilitation of leadership development programs

– ­­­Use of experiential and interactive adult learning methods

Client experience

– ­­C-1 level executives

– ­­­Managing Directors at established firms

– ­­­SVPs and VPs at global companies

– ­­­Experienced managers transitioning to crucial roles

– ­­­New leaders building their experience

– ­­­Employees at financial and technology firms

– ­­­International client base

Locations and industries served

– mFluence can accommodate all time zones, serving professionals globally.

– Significant experience in financial and technology industries, however, coaching services are industry agnostic.

– Past industries served include:

financial, technology, fintech, global consulting, higher education/academia,
pharmaceutical, semi-conductor, marketing firms, insurance, non-profit, software,
retail, and global conglomerates.