Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Delia O’Connor

Delia is an Executive Coach and organizational psychology practitioner with over fifteen years of Fortune 500 senior leadership experience. Having successfully managed and led a line of business, Delia understands first-hand the challenges of meeting organizational goals in complex environments. Her business focus and strategic thinking compliments her coaching engagements where leadership development is often demonstrated by the achievement of results – both the results in meeting business objectives as well as creating a positive and engaged work culture.

As an executive coach and organizational development consultant, Delia has worked with leaders in 17 industries across various individual executive coaching engagements, team development sessions, and in facilitating customized leadership development programs.  Delia specializes in assessment (individual and group), executive coaching, and optimizing senior leadership teams.  Throughout her work, Delia helps leaders create great places to work by igniting a culture of shared purpose, values and commitment to success.

Nicole Provonchee

Nicole is an experienced executive coach and strategist working with existing and emerging leaders, their teams and the companies that employ them. She helps already successful leaders and high-potential professionals seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and achieve impactful, impressive results. ​

In addition to extensive training and experience as an executive coach, Nicole brings over 20 years of experience successfully navigating the corporate world, working in a variety of strategy, consulting, business development, and marketing roles. She specializes in working with current and future women.

Juliana Ashley

Juliana is a leadership and executive coach. She specializes in leader development influence and strategic advancement. Juliana brings close to 30 years of experience in law, the corporate world and television reporting to her coaching and facilitation. Juliana works with both young and senior leaders to increase influence, communicate effectively and build trusting relationships that are critical for success.

Juliana’s diverse background enables her to serve clients by helping them think outside the box, gain a new perspective on challenges and achieve their goals. In addition to being a trial lawyer and television reporter, Juliana has experience in Comedy Improvisation and brings humor and creativity to her coaching and speaking engagements.

Juliana is passionate about coaching and serves as an instructor for several coaching training programs including Rice University’s CoachRice.

John Reed PhD, MBA, MCEC, PCC

John is known as one of most skilled and qualified executive and leadership coaches. John helps capable people excel further, working with senior leaders, boards, executive teams, entrepreneurs and other professionals. When working with John you will experience a sharp focus on setting and reaching ROI and coaching goals. He sees himself as an experienced MBA with additional psychological skills to help clients better understand themselves and their coworkers. John is expert in helping clients see themselves accurately and then move forward effectively, better managing perceptions and strengthening leadership behaviors to set themselves apart.

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 MEECO Leadership Institute 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 a licensed 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.

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.