Degree: Bachelor of Science

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.

Terry Warren

Terry Warren

Terry Warren, ICF Associate Certified Coach, has more than 40 years of leadership experience in the financial services and healthcare industries. He has held senior leadership roles in sales, strategic planning, client engagement, and executive coaching.  From that background, Terry equips his clients to see new perspectives, gain clarity, and achieve results. He leverages his reputation as a trusted advisor with his collaborative style and successful executive experience to make sure clients achieve their desired results promptly and with long-lasting results.
For more than 27 years, Terry served in a wide variety of leadership roles with Willis Group, a large global insurance broker. He led the company’s client engagement and business retention efforts in North America, provided internal executive coaching to top leaders, and served as Executive Director of The Willis Foundation.  Prior to joining Willis, Terry worked for Hospital Corporation of America and other healthcare organizations, serving in a number of domestic and international corporate positions.
In addition, Terry believes in giving back. He has served as the chair of several nonprofit boards and as a mentor and consultant to nonprofits, both in the United States and abroad. He is 2016 President Elect of the International Coach Federation – Tennessee.  When he is not working as a coach or consulting, Terry has a passion for landscape painting. He is an accomplished artist whose paintings evoke a sense of realism and a feeling of serenity.
David Grant

David Grant

David specializes in pragmatic, integral coaching across all aspects of professional leadership development and executive performance. His broad business background and experiences provide David with a unique perspective and insights that allow him to build credibility, comfort and trust with seasoned executives. David specializes in helping leaders develop effective communications skills, hone leadership style and approach, and improve self-awareness and self-development capabilities.

David began coaching in 2011 with Korn Ferry | Hay Group, working with Director and VP-level corporate leaders, transitioning military officers, and EMBA candidates at some of the world’s top B-Schools. David’s former clients are influential leaders in some of the world’s most well-respected companies, including Accenture, Apple, Ernst & Young, Genentech, IBM, McKinsey & Co., and Yahoo!

Mary Berlin

Since 1989, Mary has served as President of berlin&company, a workplace consultancy providing organization assessment and redesign services, strategic and change management planning, leadership and team development, executive assessment and selection, training design and delivery, and individual and group coaching services to a wide array of clients in both private and public organizations.

Mary is an experienced consultant/coach who understands the simultaneous and sometimes conflicting needs of individuals and companies.  Working with organizations and individuals often within the same company, Mary is able to help both parties identify their stage of development and the critical steps that will move them forward.  An important part of this work is identifying and addressing the obstacles that may be inhibiting growth.

In her coaching practice, Mary helps each person recognize their unique gifts and supports each person in finding their way to the best expression of those gifts within in the workplace.  She establishes a creative space where individuals build their confidence while trying out new behaviors.  Mary guides her clients to new ways of seeing themselves using practical and authentic methodologies enabling them to move forward and achieve their goals.  Mary has a passion for teaching and regards the workplace as one of the arenas where we engage in some of our most important development work.

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.

Don Azevedo

Don is a dynamic coach and consultant with over 25 years of experience.  He uses innovative state-of-the-art techniques to help people explore how to resolve conflict, communicate more effectively, and negotiate win-win outcomes.  He works with both corporate clients and individuals in dealing with change, stress management, negotiations, conflict, emotional intelligence, leadership skills, career counseling, and communication effectiveness.  His primary focus is finding practical ways for people to improve their interactions in a high-stress, high demand world.  He uses a wide range of assessments, including MBTI, DiSC and the Highlands Battery.  He earned his doctorate from the University of Tennessee, and has worked with companies in both the US and Europe, including, GlaxoSmithKline, Cisco, Ericson, and the 101st Airborne division during Desert Storm.

Mel Asbury

Mel has held corporate leadership positions in large global companies such as Exxon Mobil and Glaxo SmithKline so he thoroughly understands the issues executives face today in the business world. He has a proven ability to coach executives on how to quickly focus on the most important goals and strategies for achieving their highest level of performance. He has a unique ability to help stretch executives’ thinking about new approaches for moving forward, especially during times of organizational change. Much of his skill and capability was honed as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, in changing industries such as biotech, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and healthcare. His work experience and major accomplishments encompass involvement in mergers and acquisitions, startups, organizational redesign projects, and other innovative H.R. programs that impact human productivity.

Mark Robertson

Mark Robertson

Since 2001, Mark has been the owner of Life Design, www.coachmark.com, and has been coaching executives and leaders, as well as their leadership teams and employees, to rebuild and strengthen trust in their working relationships, enhance and improve the quality of their conversational skills, dramatically improve their ability to coordinate action across and within teams, design their own mood and the morale of the people within their organization and create an organization built on a network of strong, productive relationships.