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Curriculum Vitae


"Your life is an occasion. Rise to it."

- Suzanne Weyn, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Imporium

What does it take to be a certified Coach?

Coach training involves rigorous requirements and extensive learning. It typically includes 181.5 hours of class time with Master Certified Coaches, individual study, a minimum of 105 client coaching hours, more than 12 hours of personal coaching with a Master Certified Coach, 16 hours of observed coaching with feedback from a supervisor, and successful completion of oral exams. These components collectively provide trainees with the necessary knowledge, practical experience, and assessment to become proficient coaches.

Education and Certifications
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CTI, Co-Active Training Institute, 2020)

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) (ICF, International Coaching Federation)

  • Certified End of Life Coach (CEOL, 2022)

  • Positive Intelligence program (Shirzad Charmin, 2020)

  • Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) (The American College)

  • Group Benefits Administrator (GBA) (University of Pennsylvania, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans)

  • B.A. in Communications with a concentration in Leadership Development and Management (Michigan State University)

Career Experience
  • After 16 years, I retired as the Director of Benefits for Stryker where I led the benefits team that took care of 18,000+ U.S. employees. I was responsible for overseeing employee benefit programs, including health, welfare and wellbeing for the U.S. and employees on assignment.

  • I was an Employee Benefits Consultant and Manager at National City Bank for 11 years.

  • I worked full-time at a property and casualty insurance agency while in college. 

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