Certification: International Coach Federation

Michael Landrum

Executive Summary

Michael has over 35 years of experience working in various aspects of talent and leadership development.  He provides executive coaching to assist his clients to reach their full potential in the areas of self-awareness, trust, communication, inspirational leadership, transition, and executive presence.  He also works with high potential employees to create and execute career strategies based on their passion, skills and competencies.

Michael has also worked closely with university students and young professionals with leadership and professional development, career strategy, and transition.  He has taught workshops and provided coaching to ensure the success of these students and young professionals.

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.

Lori Quitiquit-Hoffman

Lori Quitiquit-Hoffman

With over thirty years of Leadership, Organization Development, HR, Coaching and Consulting experience in Fortune 200 corporate and non-profit organizations, Lori brings a deep understanding and skill set to support the success and development of the leaders she coaches. Her style of coaching creates an engaging and powerful experience for her clients. Her approach is to coach to the entirety of the person while also supporting their ability to meet the business needs of the organization they lead. Lori’s ability to see the big picture helps clients leverage every available resource to deliver critical results. Many of her clients have experienced a greater awareness of their strengths and growth in their ability to coach and develop their teams. They have also learned how to effectively engage and inspire those they lead.

Previous roles Lori has held include: HR Director, Organization Development Consultant, Director of Coach Development, HR Business Partner, HR Manger, Leadership & Executive Coach. Specific areas of expertise are in leadership development, change management, culture change, high performance teams, and career transition.

Deborah Huisken

Deborah Huisken, PCC is an executive coach, consultant, and thinking partner to innovative business leaders, executives, and owners.  She has helped owners stay the course, triple their revenue and reach profitability; executives take on higher-level challenges and better manage their teams; leaders grow existing initiatives and create new ones. She specializes in helping her clients understand at a deep and actionable level what is unique about them, and how to leverage that in the work they do.  Of particular interest is helping corporations identify, understand, and become more successful in working with the unrecognized or under-developed innovators and thought leaders in their midst.

Private clients have included mid- and senior-level executives from companies such as American Express, Apple Computer, Hewlett Packard, Digital Equipment Corporation, Silicon Graphics, London School of Economics, General Dynamics, SunTory, Philips, Pfizer, and the US Federal Government.  They have been native to countries around the world including Japan, Korea, Israel, England, Sweden, Trinidad, Ghana, Canada, UAE, and USA.

Market segments include B2B, technology, manufacturing, FMCG, the sciences, and the arts.

Glenn Taylor

Glenn Taylor

Glenn Taylor is devoted to helping others grow, change, and maximize their potential.  A certified coach, consultant, speaker and writer, he supports individuals and organizations in achieving higher performance characterized by concrete action and results.  Glenn specializes in leadership, team performance, career advancement, personal branding, emotional intelligence and effective communication.

Founder and President of Skybound Coaching & Training, Glenn hosts the “Dare to Fly Higher Podcast,” and creates content for the Skybound blog, YouTube Channel and online courses, in addition to writing for Forbes.com.  Prior to being a full-time entrepreneur, Glenn worked as Chief Marketing Officer for the Houston Symphony, in which he led a team of over 20 marketing, PR and customer service professionals, was responsible for $10 million in revenue, and spearheaded the complete rebranding of the institution in celebration of its centennial.

Glenn is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF), and has his Masters of Science in Organizational Development and Leadership.  He coaches, teaches and facilitates coach training for entities including Rice University, Vanderbilt University and University of Houston.  He serves on the board for the Houston Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

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.

John Reed

John is an internationally recognized executive and leadership coach. He has been a Managing Principal since 2005 at Quinn Reed Associates (www.quinnreedassociates.com).  He is designated as a Master Coach by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, a Master Corporate Executive Coach by the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches and a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation. He is a Navy veteran with an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, an AB from Dartmouth College and, as an organizational psychologist, a PhD from the University of Georgia. He previously worked in the strategy practice of Accenture and the public-sector practice of CGI. His LinkedIn information: www.linkedin.com/in/johnreedphdmbaexecutivecoach

John helps successful people excel further, working with senior leaders, boards, executive teams, entrepreneurs and other strong professionals. He works with alumni of a number of leading MBA programs including the Owen School at Vanderbilt and the Tuck School at Dartmouth. He is a Founding Fellow and Contributing Author of the Institute of Coaching at McLean/Harvard Medical School. His book ‘Pinpointing Excellence’ (www.pinpointingexcellence.com)for example is popular as a buyer’s guide to selecting executive coaches. He has 30 years of management, executive and leadership coaching, executive assessment, organization change and alignment, and strategy consulting experience globally.

Diane Watson

Diane is a Leadership Transition coach who draws on experienced gained during a distinguished career in corporate, public, higher-education, and not-for-profit sectors where she traversed diverse organizational structures, developed resiliency, and achieved success in changing environments.  As a leader, Diane created new programs which positively impacted the bottom line and helped leaders navigate challenging situations at every level of the organization.

 

During her career, Diane held external facing leadership roles.  She managed community relations programs for American General; served on the leadership team for Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance where she directed the public,  media relations and crisis communications; managed several non-profits; and spent 12 plus years working with top executives at Vanderbilt to help them achieve their financial goals.  Diane currently utilizes her background and experiences in her leadership and transition coaching business where she works with highly accomplished leaders facing new challenges, stepping into executive positions, leading their teams to new levels of success, developing their direct reports and making career changes.  In addition, Diane works with executives planning their next chapter and life following retirement.

Janet Walls

Janet is President and Founder of Delta Blvd, a management consulting and executive coaching company she founded in 2007. Janet coaches executives, business owners, and entrepreneurs in the areas of strategy, leadership development, and professional growth. She has more than thirty years experience in finance and operations including roles as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations. Janet received a B.B.A. in Accounting and a M.Ed. in Learning and Organizational Change from Belmont University. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at Belmont University, an adjunct lecturer of Management at Vanderbilt University and as a Leadership Development Coach at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management. Janet and her husband are both Nashville natives and currently reside in Franklin, TN where they enjoy hiking, traveling, and music.

Donna B. Yurdin, SPHR

Donna has over 35 years of business experience in corporate leadership and consulting. As an executive coach and performance consultant, Donna utilizes her experience, expertise, and knowledge to bring effective solutions to individuals, teams, and organizations seeking to enhance leadership effectiveness, team engagement, and individual achievement. Her work with clients has brought about increased awareness, self-knowledge, and a focus on goals that support long-term growth. Donna has worked with clients in health care, financial services, higher education, telecommunications, manufacturing, government, and non-profit environments.

Donna has been a coach for the Owen program since the beginning, working with MBA and MMHC students to understand the results of their assessments and put new awareness of self into a framework for reaching professional goals.

In addition to individual coaching, Donna works with leaders in aligning what is important for the organization achieving success with how individuals can contribute most effectively. Her expertise extends to assessing culture, developing inclusion strategies, leadership development training, mentoring programs, and change management strategies.