Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Sue Negrey

Sue Negrey

Sue is a seasoned executive, consultant and leadership coach who partners with executives and emerging leaders to accelerate critical changes and sustain results in themselves and in their organizations. Bringing more than 25 years of experience in management, consulting and coaching to her clients, Sue enables organizations and individuals to achieve strategic goals through increased focus, accountability and measurement disciplines.  Client engagements include executive coaching, strategic business planning, team facilitation and the design and execution of learning and development programs.

Sue’s personal business experiences at Arthur Andersen, DigitalThink, and as an entrepreneur managing a specialty medical practice has afforded her opportunities to work across a variety of industries and cultures.  Sue has cultivated a love of client service, a love of learning, and ultimately a love of coaching.  Sue is skilled in administrating assessments to increase self-awareness and extend leadership agility through improved relationships and team-building. Clients have extended from entrepreneurial start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.  Sue has also been a leader in a number of non-profit organizations and currently serves on the Board of the International Coach Federation (ICF), New York City Chapter.

Mina Brown

Mina Brown is an experienced and masterful executive coach, career consultant, author, trainer, public speaker, and entrepreneur. As President of Positive Coach LLC, she offers comprehensive executive coaching and leadership development services. She also teaches professional and managerial coaching through her own ICF and BCC accredited programs. As a former corporate CFO and operations executive, she combines business leadership experience with over two decades of coaching success to help clients achieve clear and significant outcomes. Her clients, who come from a broad spectrum of industries, describe her as “engaging, compassionate, challenging, inspirational and fun.”

She is an ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC), Board Certified Coach (BCC), Certified Hogan Coach, and Master NLP Practitioner. She also has certifications in several well-respected diagnostic instruments, learning tools, and models. Mina holds an EMBA from Vanderbilt University and BBA in Accounting from Eastern Kentucky University. A popular keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, she has co-authored five books about careers and coaching and is working on the sixth.

Dan Haile, PCC, CPA

Dan is a certified executive coach AND certified public accountant, and he is the managing principal for the firm Haile Coaching & Leadership LLC. Dan collaborates with companies and executives to heighten self-awareness and strengthen leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills, yielding positive, long-term behavioral changes and ultimately, improved personal and organizational results. His clients have included companies and organizations such as Corrections Corporation of America, Vanderbilt University, Genesco, Hospital Corporation of America, Bridgestone/Firestone of North America, Belmont University, Ingram Industries, Fifth Third National Bank, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, Wirtgen America, and Capella Healthcare. Dan has worked with coaching clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, education, manufacturing, retail, government, information technology, consulting, construction, and real estate.

Kay James

Kay spent over 25 years as a strategic and financial advisor to the health care industry, serving as a partner in an international management consulting practice and as the founder of a successful niche consulting firm. Her clients valued her analytical thinking and advice on technical matters but specifically sought her out because of the benefits they found in her coaching for their growth as leaders and executives. As a result, Kay decided over ten years ago to concentrate her practice exclusively on leadership development. As a coach she draws on her deep understanding of business and organizations as well as on her skills in behavior change and conflict management to enhance organizational performance by guiding the development of key leaders. She is a keynote presenter and workshop facilitator for professional groups and leadership teams on topics related to leadership, strategy, change, entrepreneurship, and teambuilding.