Degree: Bachelor of Arts

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).

Philippa Strelitz

Philippa Strelitz has over fifteen years of experience in designing and delivering customized interventions to address high performance leadership, teamwork, communication, diversity issues and organizational culture across a range of industries including higher education, health care, transportation and entertainment.  She has consulted extensively on strategic planning, work culture, performance and leadership issues with both corporate and nonprofit organizations around the country.

Tracy Kaplan

Tracy Kaplan is an experienced executive coach, consultant, and strategic thought partner who focuses on helping her clients identify and follow their own unique voices in creating meaningful work and fulfilling lives. Tracy believes that understanding deeply the things that matter most to us and learning to honor and express them fully leads to greater alignment between who we are and what we do:

  • At work, we are more productive and engaged
  • As leaders, we are more authentic and effective
  • In relationships, we are more open and connected
  • Alone, we are more centered and purposeful

Tracy works with senior leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs, and emerging leaders as individuals, and with their associated teams and organizations as needed, on a wide variety of leadership, interpersonal, and career-related issues.  She views professional development through the lens of core values and intentional impact:  What do you care about, and how will you make it happen?

Due to her unique background in both law and business, Tracy brings an analytical rigor and strong results-orientation to her coaching and consulting work.  She uses proven, research-based methodologies and a wide variety of tools to customize her approach according to the unique context and objectives of each client.  In all interactions, she seeks to be of service, to support her clients in identifying and creating more of what truly matters to them.

Anne Miller

Anne Miller is distinguished by her action-oriented approach based on the premise that “it is far easier to act your way into a new way of thinking than to think your way into a new way of acting”.  For over three decades she has worked globally with senior leaders committed to going beyond past successes to create extraordinary futures for themselves and their organizations, resulting in substantive innovations and financial returns.

 

Anne takes a pragmatic approach in working with individuals and multi-cultural teams. She created the Action Lab™ as a tool for C-level executives to accelerate the delivery of breakthrough results while developing their leaders and their collaboration practices through a series of iterative accomplishments. She has led successful leadership development and organizational transformation efforts for Fortune 100 companies in many areas of the world. Anne has coached senior executives and their teams in a variety of cultures and industries.

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.

Sheila Madden

Sheila is an experienced executive, coach and consultant with a passion for working with individuals and organizations to maximize their leadership capability in order to create the highest levels of performance, impact and value creation. Sheila’s experience as an executive as well as her organization development and talent management expertise make her a uniquely effective coach and advisor to leaders in high growth companies.She is a very strategic business thinker so whether a situation involves a board of directors, a team, an organization or investors, she is able to provide sound advice and counsel for clear and effective outcomes.Sheila is described by her clients as a trusted confidant and strategic business advisor.

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.