The CaPP Institute - Coaching and Positive Psychology

CaPP Graduates

Graduates whose names have a plus sign (+) beside them are available for coaching services. Click on each name to read about their background, credentials and contact information.

CaPP Graduates Accepting Clients

  • +Kanta Cadogan, MSW

    -Kanta Cadogan, MSW

    Location: Atlanta, Georgia
    In Person or Phone Coaching:  Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 800-892-7917
    Target Audience: Professional Athletes, Entertainers and Corporate Professionals
    Abbreviated Bio: Kanta Cadogan, MSW received a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Delaware State University and a Master's degree in Social Work from Howard University. She is a Certified Personal and Executive Coach (CPEC) accredited by the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute. Kanta Cadogan is also the founder of TW Achieve, LLC.

    TW Achieve in Atlanta inspires clients to overcome obstacles, discover their strengths, and be their best selves in all areas of their lives. To learn more information about TW Achieve please visit

  • +Lafern Batie

    -Lafern Batie

    Location: Tampa, Florida
    In Person or Phone Coaching:  Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 877-264-7699
    Target Audience: Small Business Owners & Organizational Leaders
    Abbreviated Bio: Lafern Batie, MBA, is a Business Strategist and Executive Coach with the Batie Group, a business consulting and leadership development firm. For the past 25 years, she has partnered with business leaders to deliver tangible results in the most challenging circumstances. LaFern works with business owners and organizational leaders across diverse industries to maximize their potential. Her clients rave about her high business acumen, ability to build strong client relationships, and commitment to helping them achieve results that exceed their expectations. From strategic planning and execution, to branding, LaFern is committed to helping businesses clarify, plan and achieve optimal success.

  • +Toni. M. Cunningham

    -Toni. M. Cunningham

    Location: Columbus, Ohio
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 614-353-0464
    Target Audience: Individuals (male & female)/ Corporations/Nonprofit Organizations
    Abbreviated Bio: With more than 10 years of experience, Toni is a seasoned marketing and communications specialist who has always had an eye for fashion and a desire to make people look and feel their best. Toni has worked with numerous professional development and nonprofit organizations that assist individuals on their path to self sufficiency. Her expert advice related to personal and professional image consulting, professional development and leadership development has served to raise the self esteem of those who participated, while assisting organizations in meeting their goals in service to both their clients and workforce.

  • +Juwana Jackson

    -Juwana Jackson

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone: 678-425-0490
    Target Audience: Women and Teenage Girls
    Abbreviated Bio: Juwana Jackson is a personal development coach and motivational speaker. She works exclusively with women and teenage girls. Her objective is to empower clients to maximize their potential. She has been a personal development coach since 2008. Her professional background is in human resources management and real estate sales, but her passion is in empowering women through personal development coaching. She has obtained professional coach training from the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute.

  • +Lynette Molnar

    -Lynette Molnar

    Location: Provincetown, MA
    In Person or Phone: Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone: 508-246-2082
    Target Audience: People in difficult relationships looking for help and support
    Abbreviated Bio: Lynette Molnar is a survival specialist and law of attraction expert. A teacher, coach, spiritual mentor, and relationship evangelist, her life-coaching psychology is based on looking for the silver lining. By elevating people who want to be their highest selves and/or have the best relationship possible, her clients and students around the country love her unique insights and buoyancy. Showing you a different path and some different light to see by, Happy Endings is the version of the story she loves the most, and will give you the tools and support you need to get there.

  • +Candace A. Anderson

    -Candace A. Anderson

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone: 404-981-4011
    Target Audience: Women, Entrepreneurs, Faith-based and Non-profit
    Abbreviated Bio: Candace Anderson is a life coach, trainer, and motivational teacher. She is committed to inspiring and empowering her clients and audiences to leap into new dimensions of purpose and productivity. Candace knows that her purpose in life is to guide others in finding and fulfilling their purpose.

  • +Sabrina Lovejoy

    -Sabrina Lovejoy

    Location: Fayetteville, GA
    Email Address:
    Target Audience: Young women (15-25), single mothers and women starting their corporate careers
    Abbreviated Bio: A mother with more than 20 years of corporate experience, Sabrina attributes her success to having confidence in her abilities, thirst for knowledge, and an open mind towards change and faith in God. She gladly partners with women that are ready to make the changes necessary to achieve their goals

  • + Tracy Alladice

    - Tracy Alladice

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: NA
    Target Audience: Teens, Parents, Individuals, Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Tracy has over 10 years of experience with teens/parents in metro Atlanta. Tracy enjoys facilitating Vision Board workshops, teen/ parent group coaching, and supporting clients in finding their True Essence.

  • + Kimberly Boyd-Lewis, MSW and MBA

    - Kimberly Boyd-Lewis, MSW and MBA

    Location: Upper Marlboro, MD
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 301-877-8645
    Target Audience: Women, Mothers, Business Owners, Non-Profit Executives
    Abbreviated Bio: Kimberly Boyd Lewis has more than 18 years of professional experience with an expertise in mental health services and business management serving clients throughout the US. Kimberly's primary customers are professional women aspiring to live a balanced and purposeful life.

  • + Carla Burrows

    - Carla Burrows

    Location: Chesterfield, VA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 1-866-586-5794
    Target Audience: Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Carla Burrows is the author of "Yes You Really Can: Live the Life of Your Dreams". Her clients are faith-filled women who desire to create and live their God-inspired dreams.

  • + Lisa Calhoun, MBA

    - Lisa Calhoun, MBA

    Location: Stone Mountain, GA (Metro Atlanta Area)
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 770 879-0002
    Target Audience: Teens and individuals in transition
    Abbreviated Bio: Lisa has twenty years in Corporate America as a project manager and trainer, and services clients in the metro Atlanta area. Her passion is for working with teens and individuals who are making transitions in life. She is a faith-filled coach using a wholistic approach.

  • + Lakisha Canady-Touissaint, CPC, ELI-MP

    - Lakisha Canady-Touissaint, CPC, ELI-MP

    Location: Honolulu, HI
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 808-392-2986
    Target Audience: Women and Men who choose to experience more purposeful fulfillment in their life personally and professionally
    Abbreviated Bio: Lakisha is a whole life success coach and speaker, with over 18 years of proven strategic development, skills, and training to empower and enrich lives. She serves clients worldwide from her primary location of O'ahu, Hawaii.

  • + Yvette Cook

    - Yvette Cook

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Target Audience: General Market
    Abbreviated Bio: Yvette Cook has over 20 years of leadership experience as a corporate executive and an entrepreneur. Her clients are men and women looking to discover and fulfill their life purpose and life passion. Her coaching is based on spiritual premises and practices.

  • + Jacqueline S. Douglass, MA Ed. MA G&T

    - Jacqueline S. Douglass, MA Ed. MA G&T

    Location: Avon, Ohio (Cleveland Area)
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 216-287-3382
    Target Audience: Family and Youth, Women in Transition
    Abbreviated Bio: Jacqueline S. Douglass has 39 years of experience as a Master educator and serves in the Cleveland Metro area. She is also an ordained elder. Her clients include families with children between the ages of 12 - 17, as well as professional women experiencing transitions in their lives and or ministries.

  • + Tonya Graham, M.S., SPHR

    + Tonya Graham, M.S., SPHR

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Target Audience: Individuals who are either entry level, career, mid career, or in career transition
    Abbreviated Bio: Tonya Graham has over ten years of human resources experience in multiple industries. She has a passion for helping individuals to reach their full potential through diverse job experiences.

  • + Christine Johnson

    - Christine Johnson

    Location: North Central PA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 570-419-7695
    Target Audience: Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Christine Johnson has 10 years of corporate, non-profit and business ownership experience. Also familiar with the unique challenges of being a corporate wife and stay-at-home mom, she is eager to serve women in transition.

  • + Wallette V. McCall, CCC

    - Wallette V. McCall, CCC

    Location: Tucker, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 877-976-5837
    Target Audience: Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Wallette is a certified comprehensive coach. She works with women who are pursuing their purpose, a goal, in transition, or have a desire to turn their passion into profit.

  • + Tia McCollors

    - Tia McCollors

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    E-mail Address:
    Target Audience: Women, Stay at home moms, female entrepreneurs, and faith-based organizations
    Abbreviated Bio: Tia is the author of several books, and coaches others to "jump in" and live to the fullest. Her clients are primarily faith-filled women handling the responsibilities of home and career.

  • + Tanya Morrison, JD

    - Tanya Morrison, JD

    Location: Washington, DC
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone coaching (in-person at an additional cost)
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 202-747-5288
    Target Audience: Women business owners, leaders, corporate executives, and any woman wanting to transform her life.
    Abbreviated Bio: Tanya Morrison, JD has over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience. Her cleints are primarily faith-filled, entrepreneurial/professional women desiring to transform and her most passionate life.
    Website address:

  • + Elexia Coleman-Moss

    - Elexia Coleman-Moss

    Location: Jacksonville, FL
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 904-268-8287
    Target Audience: Teens, Parents, and Women

  • + Gwendolyn Myers

    - Gwendolyn Myers

    Location: Savannah, GA; Richmond, GA; Midway, GA; Hinesville, GA; Valdosta, GA; Columbia, SC
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 912-884-7311
    Target Audience: Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Gwendolyn L. Myers has 32 years of federal experience as the spouse of a military member and as a federal civilian. She serves clients in Southern Georgia and the Metro Columbia Area and South Carolina. Her clients are primarily women who are in various stages of transition.

  • + Deidre Nichols

    - Deidre Nichols

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 904-268-828
    Target Audience: Individuals, Teens and parents of faith with an emphasis on women's issues
    Abbreviated Bio: Mrs. Nichols addresses relational and emotional issues and has incorporated the techniques and methods of positive psychology and coaching in her practice. Her clients are primarily of a faith-filled background.

  • + Quienton L. Nichols, PhD

    - Quienton L. Nichols, PhD

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 904-268-8287
    Target Audience: Individuals and couples of faith with an emphasis on men's issues
    Abbreviated Bio: Dr. Nichols addresses relational and emotional issues and has incorporated the techniques and methods of positive psychology and coaching in his practice. His clients are primarily faith-filled individuals and couples.

  • + Charlene Nora, MBA, PLC

    - Charlene Nora, MBA, PLC

    Location: Midlothian, VA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 804-338-4055
    Target Audience: Executive/corporate women who are ready for an "encore" career, but are not sure how to make money doing work they love
    Abbreviated Bio: Charlene Nora has over a decade of experience caring for others in the healthcare field. After earning her MBA in Health Care Administration, Charlene went on to study employee engagement and job satisfaction. She realized that life satisfaction and job satisfaction are intricately intertwined. Finding work that suits who you are is the best way to lead a rewarding and satisfying life. Would you like to discover how you can earn money without a job? Be sure to claim your free consultation at

  • + Sheena Payne

    + Sheena Payne

    Location: Dallas, TX
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 214-704-3099
    Target Audience: Business, Executives/Professionals, Parents
    Abbreviated Bio: Sheena Payne has over 30 years of business leadership and management experience. She serves group and individual clients who are making a transition in their professional, family, and personal lives.

  • + Benecia L. Ponder, Esq.

    - Benecia L. Ponder, Esq.

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 800.816.2432 
    Target Audience: Entrepreneurs, Professionals/Executives
    Abbreviated Bio:Benecia Ponder is a professional speaker, author, and certified personal and executive coach.  She is a leading total life transformation specialist for Christian women entrepreneurs helping them to navigate professional and personal transformation so they can live to their fullest God-given potential while enjoying an abundance of peace and happiness.

  • + Tia Robinson

    - Tia Robinson

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 443-803-4719
    Target Audience: Business owners/professionals and corporate executives
    Abbreviated Bio: Tia Robinson has over 10 years of experience in consumer marketing and business development for a variety of Fortune 500 brands. Tia Robinson Coaching works to support professionals and entrepreneurs nationwide in developing, acting on and achieving personal and business goals through coaching, counsel and education.

  • + Moneek Scott-McTier, Ed. D

    - Moneek Scott-McTier, Ed. D

    Location: Royal Palm Beach, FL
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 561-236-1727
    Target Audience: Teens and young women ages 13-25 and educational leaders or aspiring educational leaders – women only
    Abbreviated Bio: As an educational leader, teen (girl) wellness coach, and an educational empowerment coach dedicated to women, Dr. Moneek McTier's mission is to educate, inspire, and empower girls, young women, educational leaders or aspiring educational leaders to recognize their innate capacity to accomplish their goals and dreams. Her program aims to teach girls, young women, and aspiring leaders how to connect with their inner strength, find purpose in their adversity, and take action steps that will lead to academic growth, personal advancement, and social and emotional fulfillment.

  • + Carla Stokes, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    + Carla Stokes, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    E-mail Address: Please visit to submit an e-mail query.
    Target Audience: Young Women, Girls, Parents, and Girls Advocates
    Abbreviated Bio: Dr. Carla empowers parents to raise healthy and resilient daughters and inspires young women and girls to deepen self-awareness, build self-esteem, discover their true worth, and achieve their greatest potential.

  • + Demetria Williams, M.ED

    - Demetria Williams, M.ED

    Location: Atlanta, GA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: 267-304-3226
    Target Audience: Leaders such as business owners and corporate executives
    Abbreviated Bio: Demetria Williams is an educator, coach, speaker, and former accountant, with diversified experience in corporate as well as not for profit sectors. She combines her decade long career as a teacher, along with training taught by success gurus like Jack Canfield, to empower individuals to live their best lives.

  • + Simone Williams

    - Simone Williams

    Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    In Person or Phone Coaching: In Person, Skype, Phone Coaching
    E-mail Address:
    Preferred Phone Number: Please email for appointments.
    Target Audience: Women, Pastors, Business Owners, Teens, and Teen Girls
    Abbreviated Bio: Simone Williams has 25 years of training and development experience in leadership, sales, and team-building in the business world, also has 16 years in Christian Ministry. She serves group and individual clients who are making a transition in their professional, family, personal lives and spiritual lives.

  • + Kelly Young, MA

    - Kelly Young, MA

    Location: Dallas, TX
    In Person or Phone Coaching: In Person
    E-mail Address:
    Target Audience: Leaders and their spouses; General audience: seeking to reach goals connected to their purpose; relationally and professionally (limited slots)
    Abbreviated Bio: Kelly is a clinical therapist with a 12 year background in crisis. Recently, touted as a 'Top Coach', Kelly has effectively coached cutting edge leaders in coaching, ministry and psychology. Kelly is a speaker, writer, coach, clinician and consultant. Kelly also enjoys the impact of her work as a Clinical Therapist at The Potter's House Center for Counseling and Behavioral Health where she primarily services adult survivors of sexual abuse and their spouses.

    Kelly's company, NavigateU, Inc., 'Navigating Todays Leaders Toward Tomorrows Opportunities' is designed to coach and and consult high profile influential leaders and their spouses who have given their best out, while over time neglecting their own treasure within. Kelly has a BS in Psychology from Oral Roberts University and a MA in Counseling from DBU.

  • +Duane Taylor

    -Duane Taylor

    Location: Brandywine, Maryland
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 410-963-8274
    Target Audience: Not for profit and small business managers and executives. My second target audience is black ay professionals – coaching around leadership and management strategies.
    Abbreviated Bio: I am a seasoned health care professional with over 17 years of experience in fiscal management, organizational change, health care finance, operations, health policy, strategic planning, Board Governance, health information technology, and public policy. I possess extensive experience providing technical assistance and trainings in the areas of leadership, management, conflict resolution, strategic planning, project management, fiscal management, team building, and organizational development for various corporations and non-profit and federal agencies, including HRSA. I am a licensed certified facilitator for Franklin Covey in leadership. I am the Chief Executive Officer of the Taylor-Wilks Group, a not for profit health care consulting firm in the Washington, D.C Metropolitan area. This organization is dedicated to providing technical assistance to non-profit organizations in order to enhance their operational and financial efficiencies.

  • +Candace Denine Sumpter

    -Candace Denine Sumpter

    Location: Columbia, S.C.
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 803-200-6013
    Target Audience: Individuals and Ministries looking to identify/execute their purpose
    Abbreviated Bio: Candace Sumpter is a humanitarian who faithfully helps people realize and fulfill their dreams and life’s purpose. She holds a BA in Psychology and has a professional background in marketing and public health advocacy. Candace is a firm believer in maximizing potential. Thus, she uses her gift of exaltation to motivate others to live life to the fullest.

  • +Brian O. Edmonds

    -Brian O. Edmonds

    Location: Washington, D.C. Metro
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Target Audience: Men, women, and teens; executives and clergy
    Abbreviated Bio: Brian has over 15 years experience inspiring individuals reach their potential spiritually, personally, and professionally.

  • +Watchen Harris Bruce

    -Watchen Harris Bruce

    Location: Baltimore, MD
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 443-514-8866
    Target Audience: Women & Minority Business Owners
    Abbreviated Bio: Ms. Watchen Harris Bruce has over 28 years of professional experience in all aspects of banking. Currently, a Vice President & Business Banker at PNC Bank, Ms. Bruce provides expertise and executive coaching to women and minority-owned business owners and businesses to help them meet their short and long-term capital needs. She uses her consultative selling skills to understand the liquidity, payments and cash-flow needs of business owners. Prior to the Business Banking, she was a Community Development Advisor, managed community lending and investment programs for PNC Bank Community Development Banking Group. She has a B.A. in Community Planning and Management, M.Ed in Management, and is currently pursuing a Doctoral of Community College Leadership & Management.

  • +Floretta Singleterry

    -Floretta Singleterry

    Location: Goodlettsville, TN
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 615-977-9846
    Target Audience: Women
    Abbreviated Bio: In addition to being a Certified Christian Life Coach, Floretta completed her Master of Ministry in Leadership from Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Oklahoma, and received her certification in Christian Life Coaching from Professional Christian Counseling and Coaching Academy in Cape Coral, Florida. She has over 20 years of experience working in ministries/organizations, and has published a book entitled, It’s More Than A Job..It’s A Ministry. Additionally, she has written several church administrative and training manuals specifically designed for ministries. As the Founder and President of Equipping for Excellence, she is also an experienced teacher, lecturer, and Christian speaker.

  • +Shonda Little

    -Shonda Little

    Location: Limerick, PA
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 267-235-7246
    Target Audience: Women who are stuck, in transition, or have recently bounced back from setbacks
    Abbreviated Bio: Shonda provides personal and executive coaching to women that empowers them to transform their lives and fulfill their God-given purpose in life. Her goal is to encourage women to discover their dreams, turn them into reality, and take the necessary action to bring out the best in themselves. If you partner with Shonda, she will help you to realize your purpose, achieve your personal and professional goals, and finally live the life God has purposed for you.

  • +Katrina Spigner

    -Katrina Spigner

    Location: Columbia, SC
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 800-331-0874
    Target Audience: Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Katrina is a much sought-after author, speaker, and life coach; she coaches women seeking a purposeful path towards living a more fulfilling life. She is the author of two books: This is for You! 31 Day of Life Changing Discoveries and G.I.F.T. Growing in Faith Today! Katrina has spoken at events for churches, academic institutions, and various organizations. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia College. She is the founder and CEO of Resource Solutions, a personal development company dedicated to supporting others in realizing the visions, goals, and desires God has for their unique life, while helping them to develop strategies to achieve them.

  • +Angel Richardson

    -Angel Richardson

    Location: Reisterstown, MD
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 866-920-7020
    Target Audience: People who want to know what they were born to do
    Abbreviated Bio: Angel’s passion for personal development emerged throughout her own life experiences; which included abuse, adultery, teen pregnancy, low self-esteem, and welfare to name a few. Angel is committed to using the wisdom and insight she’s gained from her past to help others who know they were born to have, do, and be all their heart desires. The enthusiasm she has to fulfill her dream of steering men and women toward their true goals is reflected in the opportunities she offers through her coaching. Angel is professional coach and has a certificate in personal development coaching from the CaPP Institute ™.

  • +Marlena Daniel

    -Marlena Daniel

    Location: North Augusta, SC
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 888-458-7995
    Target Audience: Women, CEO’s of Corporations
    Abbreviated Bio: Marlena Daniel offers personal and professional coaching to individuals, small businesses, and corporations

  • +Felicia Walker

    -Felicia Walker

    Location: Arlington, TX
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 214-274-7429
    Target Audience: Women, men, & young professionals who choose to experience more purposeful fulfillment in their lives personally and professionally.
    Abbreviated Bio: Felicia Walker is a professional writer and strategic communicator with more than 10 years of experience in corporate communications, community relations and mass media. Passionate about personal development and spiritual growth, Felicia’s mission is to inspire and encourage people to speak their truth and live a full, courageous life every day.

  • +Tujuanna B. Williams

    -Tujuanna B. Williams

    Location: Arlington, TX
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Washington DC, Maryland, VA
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 800-399-9679
    Target Audience: Corporate and Professional Business Women
    Abbreviated Bio: Tujuanna is the Co-founder & Managing Partner of New Season Consulting Group, a multi-faceted management consulting and coaching firm, specializing in Executive and Personal Coaching and Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. She is recognized as a highly accomplished leader, strategist, facilitator, coach and speaker. Her career spans more than 20 years with positions at Freddie Mac, Verizon, MCI Telecommunications and US Airways leading Diversity and Inclusion, Recruiting, Employee Relations and Vendor Management. Mrs. Williams is a Certified Personal and Executive Coach who passionately serves corporate business professionals and executives, who are risk takers, who want to be fearless and want to uncover their true purpose. She is successful in helping clients enhance their leadership presence to reach the next level, increase their productivity and realize their full potential. As a former Fortune 500 executive she has experience and knowledge of the challenges leaders and organizations face; and has coached employees and leaders at all levels of the organization with integrity and credibility.

  • +Mitzi Short

    -Mitzi Short

    Location: Oak Park, IL (greater Chicago area)
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 800-399-9679
    Target Audience: mid-to-senior level executives-- in the public and private sector
    Abbreviated Bio: Mitzi is Co-founder & Managing Partner of New Season Coaching & Consulting Group LLC, a multi-faceted management consulting and coaching firm specializing in Executive and Personal Coaching, Talent Management, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy, and Organizational Effectiveness. As a Certified Personal and Executive Coach, Mitzi is a versatile and dynamic leader who excels in individual and group coaching. Her experience spans 25+ years with Fortune 50 Companies – including PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble--where she held senior leadership roles in sales, marketing, operations, and general management. She received her coaching credentials from the Coaching and Positive Psychology (CaPP) Institute and the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), her MBA from the University of Oregon, and B.A. in Economics from Davidson College. Mitzi is also a certified Productivity facilitator. Mitzi works with those seeking to maximize their impact, effectiveness, and influence in national and global organizations. She is passionate about enabling individuals to achieve optimal performance and sustainable growth, while living and leading balanced lives. Clients can expect to engage in bold and courageous conversations that are empowering, challenging, positive, results-focused and fun.

  • +Stephanie Weichert

    -Stephanie Weichert

    Location: Anywhere
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Phone
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 415-225-3716
    Target Audience: I help individuals build emotional resilience, strengthen personal relationships and find their life's calling. I also coach small business owners through the process of reinventing their brand.
    Abbreviated Bio: Stephanie Weichert is a certified Life and Executive Coach, Strategic Interventionist, published author, speaker, and strategic director for STARTFitness®, the longest-running Boot Camp fitness program in the United States. She has performed life coaching workshops for the Tennessee Army National Guard Warrior Fit Camp program, the Kentucky Army National Guard Operation Immersion course, Tennessee Army National Guard's Children Attitude Motivation Program (CAMP), canfitpro and Empower Fitness Conferences. She is a current columnist for and has written numerous health and fitness magazine articles for Foundations, Hooah, Military Spouse and GX®: The National Guard Experience.

  • +Marcia Collins

    -Marcia Collins

    Location: Dallas, Texas (Metroplex)
    Group Coaching (phone) Professional Development, Webinars, Teleseminars
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 1-855-What's N U (942-8768)
    Target Audience: Teachers, principals, district leaders, superintendents, college professors and administrators, state and federal educational entities and organizations
    Abbreviated Bio: Known by colleagues and others as being passionate, purposeful and full of energy; this experienced teacher, instructional coach, and teacher mentor has helped thousands of students; individuals and professionals take practical approaches toward developing individual instructional plans that enhance school climates, increase practical applications in the classroom, and coach educators toward personal and professional development.

    In addition, Marcia has coached, trained teachers, and taught students in a variety of educational settings. She is an avid reader, life long learner and has advocated instruction using researched based evidence instruction and materials as the starting point. Also, Marcia has co-authored an action research with university researchers in literacy education. As a graduate student, she had an opportunity to present the action research on the "Effectiveness of Professional Learning Communities" at an ALER (Association Literacy Educators Research) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    "Ask the right questions lends to receiving the right answers." She uses coaching as a tool to help teachers uncover student academic challenges and improve teaching. She has numerous certifications. Marcia has an earned Masters degree in Education with a special emphasis in Reading from Texas A&M Commerce. She is a certified Personal and Executive Coach and Instructional Coach.

    Marcia is a PhD student in Educational Psychology at Walden University. She has found positive psychology and educational researched based practices are excellent tools in motivating educators and helping them Be Resilient. Work to Live. Thrive!

  • +Darlene Byrd

    -Darlene Byrd

    Location: Washington, DC Metropolitan Area
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 240-535-1159
    Target Audience: Women, Young Adults and Couples; Executives and Clergy.
    Abbreviated Bio: Darlene Byrd is a Life and Wellness Coach, Teacher, and Presenter. She is the founder and CEO of Choose2LIVE, an organization that provides practical tools and services that enable people to explore their natural talents, skills, and interests to design a life that is rewarding, gratifying and a journey of continual learning. Darlene is uniquely equipped and called to serve people who seek to live purposeful and passionate lives with joy, resilience and balance; people who want to reduce emotional and mental stress, increase energy, vitality and contentment and uncover their unique core values in order to live a life with meaning, direction and purpose. Specializing in creating Life Plans, Life Balance, Spiritual Development, Time Management, Nutrition and Wellness Plans, Marriage and Relationships, and Life and Career Transition, Darlene is determined to inspire everyone she coaches to Choose2LIVE: Resilient, Balanced, With Joy, With Passion, On Purpose.

  • +Melanie Harris

    -Melanie Harris

    Location: Metro Atlanta, GA area
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address: info@IAMMELANIEHARRIS.COM
    Phone Number: 678-757-4185
    Target Audience: Clergy, church leaders, and ministers. Women. For personal and group coaching.
    Abbreviated Bio: Melanie is a writer, speaker and minister who is known for her unique ability to connect, encourage and empower others to believe and walk in the plans and purposes that God has for their lives. A certified personal and executive Life Coach, she is sought out for her passion for self-awareness through acceptance of spiritual truths. Through her coaching ministry organization, Intrinsic Asset Management, Melanie leads others toward the discovery of their best lives by taking part in the journey; with accountability and dedicated support.

  • +Ayodele McClenney

    -Ayodele McClenney

    Location: Metropolitan Washington, DC
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both and video conference options also.
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 301-775-0497
    Target Audience: Emerging male and female leaders working in either the private or public sector of business.
    Abbreviated Bio: Ayodele is the founder of The McClenney Group. She is a certified personal and executive coach, motivational speaker, facilitator, and consultant. She has over 25 years of experience working in the public and private sector as a high performing engineer, manager, and leader. Her successes include:

    • Developing the skills of teams responsible for implementing organizational change;
    • Creating cultural change and acceptance around new business processes;
    • Systematically examining complex issues and developing potential outcomes;
    • Coaching leaders to deliver their personal best while leading change; and
    • Facilitating technical cross functional teams.
    Clients who work with Ayodele will develop the skills necessary to achieve their goals.

  • +Ellen L. Shackleford

    -Ellen L. Shackleford

    Location: Virginia, Peninsula Area
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 757-827-0783
    Target Audience: businesses, colleges/schools, organizations, clergy, People with disabilities & Youth.
    Abbreviated Bio: Ellen is an author, motivational speaker & disability awareness coach. She is the founder of Connections Access Consulting Services, LLC. She holds a Bachelors degree in Communications Studies from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, and an Associates degree in Marketing from Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. She holds a Personal and Executive Coaching certificate from The International Coach Federation, as well as in Partners in Policy Making (PIP), sponsored by Virginia Board for People with Disabilities. Ellen is recognized by The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services of the U.S. Department of Education Rocky Mount Technical Assistance & Consulting Center and Dan Hopkins & Associates, Inc., with a leadership certification. She is active in the disability community and holds several leadership roles.

    Clients, who seek her services, will be educated in the many facets of disability awareness. Visit her web site at:

  • +Mitzi Amato

    -Mitzi Amato

    Location: Kilgore, Texas
    In Person or Phone Coaching: Both
    Email Address:
    Phone Number: 601-400-2928
    Target Audience: Women of all ages and in every walk of life
    Abbreviated Bio: Mitzi is a certified personal and executive coach, speaker, and writer. She empowers women to achieve fulfilling lives, be intentional, reach goals, find their purpose and passion, gain confidence, increase their faith, and grow through transitions.

Spring 2015 CTI Graduates

  • Adrienne Williams
    Andrea Swensen
    Angela Johnson-Tisdale
    Anita Gibson
    Antoinette Ross
    Arvis Hagger
    Bretney Massenburge Zion
    Camille Sheppard-Parrish
    Chasity Thompson
    Chelese Davis
    Cherie Massenburge Zion
    Clarissa Mitchell
    Dana Williams
    Darquita Burrell
    Ellen Forbus
    Erin Gallagher
    Eugenia Gardner
    Francezia Campbell
    Grace Dyson
    Gretchen Johnson
    Gwendolyne Lavender
    Helen Daniels
    Holly Choquette
    Janice Robinson
    Jeanne Blackburn
    Jennifer Cinadr
    Jerrica Dodd
    Joanne Greenman
    Kate McKay
    Kovia Hamilton
    LaWanda Ward
    Leanne Smith
    Licole Dotson-Gidderon
    Lisa Dewar
    Lisa Herbert
    Lisa Shaw
    Lucretia Talison
    Marcia Owens
    Marisel Herrera
    Michelle Shaw
    Michelle Wolins
    Naimah Raheem
    Nawar Daniel
    Nia Ricks Davenport
    Nicole Dean
    Pamelia Robinson
    Patrice Morris
    Pershama Dailey
    Rebecca May
    Robin Slaton
    Rojauna McPherson
    Sean Southern
    Shani Faure
    Sharmin Blue
    Sharon Pardue
    Sheila Johnson-Chaney
    Shelly Masson
    Sherry Dreuitt
    Sonya Wright
    Susan Joiner
    Tahira Bell
    Tameika Isaac Devine
    Tammie Young
    Tanya Powell
    Tracey Veney
    Twyla Magnus
    Wayne Swan
    Wilma Jones Killgo

Fall 2014 CTI Graduates

  • Adonica Morgan
    Alicia Booker
    Alicia McKinney
    Alyssa Best
    Anthony Minter
    April Cobb
    Avis Jones-DeWeever
    Beverly Claiborne
    Blair Turner
    Briggette Rockett
    Chianti Lomax
    Chibu Anyanwu
    Christine Papworth
    Clarissa Sparks
    Clavis Anderson
    Crystal Gibson
    Cynthia Newman
    DeAnne Davis
    Donna Norman
    Elston Montford
    Erika Kendrick
    Franka Baly
    Gwendolyn Lewis
    Jackie Smith
    Jacqueline Denson
    Jalyn Isley
    James Giles
    James Ward
    Kathy Sutton
    Keisha Oliver
    Kimberly Young
    Lakecia Harris
    Linda Hansen
    Lisa Shinholster
    Lorice Harris
    Marcie Wilson
    Maria Battle
    Marilyn Braithwaite - Hall
    Mashona Davis
    Melanie Deggins
    Mischwa Murphy-McAdams
    Monya James
    Nakia Henderson
    Natasha Dyer
    Nicole Dean
    Percy Mack
    Raphaela Browne
    Rashida Geddes
    Rhea Edmonds
    Rhenee Robinson
    Rochelle Gilbert
    Shauna-Lee Ruglass
    Tiffany Murphy
    Tonja Simmons
    Tony Fraley
    Zack Reynolds Jr.
    Vanessa Boone

Summer 2014 CTI Graduates

  • Adriane Harris
    Albert Byas
    Alethia Jones
    Anita Jenkins
    Carmen Landy
    Crystal Lander
    Daria Willis
    Darlene Henderson
    Debra McDaniel
    Erica Anderson
    Galedria Mbah
    Ja’net Bishop
    Jackie Dennis
    Jacqueline Kravitz
    Joe Arroyo
    Kara Moll
    Karen Brown
    Katrina Hunter
    Kemba Shorter Mitchell
    Latisha Butler
    Lisa Becker
    Lori Harris Fagan
    Mandi Monaghan
    Mavis Kelly
    McKesur Finch
    Mercedes Wilburn
    Micah Bell
    Mitzi Amato
    Moneek Terry
    Monica McQueen
    Nathalina Rogers Tolbert
    Neeka Clark
    Nichole Lee
    Paige Powers
    Patricia Brennesholtz
    Paul Brennesholtz
    Robert Kuypher
    Sarita Foxworth
    Shannon Taitt
    Sharon Bethea
    Sheila Christy Martin
    Sherrye Mitchell
    Stanley Johnson
    Steve Kout
    Steven Schlueter
    Solonia “Sunnie” Givens
    Terri Gray
    Terrie Foster
    Whit McQueen
    William “Fritz” Pollard
    YaKesha Means

Spring 2014 CTI Graduates

  • Paula Acuna
    Jeanette Agostini
    Michelle Anderson
    Sharon Ball
    Derrick Bass
    Joe Bogar
    Jason Bosch
    Ronica Arnold Branson
    Jennifer Briski
    Bobette Brown
    Pamela Campbell
    Connie Clay
    Sandy Corrigan
    Danita Elkerson
    Micah Fox
    Michele Foxwell
    Debbie Frapp
    Andrea Grayson
    Deborah Gray-Young
    Zandra Harris
    Nicole Hackbarth
    Deborah Henderson
    Stevette Heyliger
    Gina Hill
    Kashonna Holland
    Andrea Imafidon
    Mitzi Jasnicki
    David Jones
    Marc King
    Brad Korn
    Mike Kranz
    Susan Landis
    Dru Lee
    Yolanda Lupton
    Javier Mendez
    Deborah Mills
    LaTanja Moragne
    Jessi Pore`
    Carol Proctor
    Ty Reid
    Deitra Robinson
    Myra Lisa Robinson
    Susan Rosenbaum
    Barbara Salisbury
    Abraham Shreve
    Adrienne Simmons
    Tiffany Southerland
    Carl Stange
    P.J. Stratford
    Cortney Tyler
    Laura Wallace
    Yvonne Whitelaw

Fall 2013 CTI Graduates

  • Sherry Thornton
    Patty Murray
    Shante Bishop
    RoLynda Shumpert
    Candace Koelker
    Sylvia Duncan
    Sheila Kenny
    Terri Pugh
    Addriana Montalvo
    Mary Ann Krabbe
    Julie MaGill
    Kristina Lund
    Tamar Clarke
    Cesley Burgess
    Edwina Patterson
    Michael Keiter
    Donica Livingston
    Chenell Barnes
    Chrishonda Smith
    Martha Jane Wilson
    Nadine Gurley
    Kim Jeans
    Grace Dyson
    Eileen Holtry
    Jessica Houston
    Jacquese Brown
    Staphane Louis
    Connie Carlson
    Lynetta Jordan
    Philisha Mack
    Kristian Smith
    Veronica Lee
    Robin Ware

Spring 2013 CTI Graduates

  • Iyea Brandy
    Lisa Brown
    Kanta Cadogan
    Claudia Maritza Campo
    Alisa Charles
    Cozy Dixon
    Alissa Duhon
    Tameka Evans
    Denise Foxx
    Michelle Fulgham
    Cameron Greer
    Carletta Griffin
    Ingrid Hawk
    Tajuana Hill
    Marlon C. James
    Anide Jean
    Allen King, Jr.
    Mary Merriweather
    Likeisha Mills
    LaTondra Murray
    Terry Walker-Smith
    Regina Spicer
    Alesha Williams
    Teresa Wilson
    Dana R. Wright

Summer 2012 CTI Graduates

  •  Aliyah Abdel-Malik
     Lori Allen
     Toneille Bent
     Andrea Campbell
     Andre' Coates
     Al Collins
     Nicholas Cooper-Lewter
     Stephanie Cooper-Lewter
     Susan Dillingham
     Brenda Faison
     Candi Flowers
     Toria Frederick
     Clifton Gilcrest
     Natasha Godwin
     Corliss Jackson
     Sheila Johnson – Chaney
     Ernest Jolly
     Ramona Jones
     Nicole Mason
     Charlena Ortiz
     Judith Rapley
     Burchron Smith
     Tamara Smith
     Cherie Wasit
     Cynthia Williams
     Tracey Willis
     Fay Young

Spring 2012 CTI Graduates

  •  Lonnetta Albright
     Wendy Anderson
     Stephanie Bahar
     Leslie Bessellieu
     Sheila Carmichael
     Cheryl Carr
     Angela Coleman
     Tamara Combs
     Charisma Dockery-Smith
     Catherine Franklin
     Ruby Garrison
     Gene Hill
     Kim Johnson
     Kisha Johnson
     Jennifer Lewis
     Rebecca Lyles
     Rochelle Malone
     Juanita Martin
     Robin May
     Latrice Milton
     Patricia Owens
     Debra Rainer
     LaKeisha Scott
     Dawn Tyus
     Rose-Marie Whyte-Sewell

2011 CTI Graduates

  •  Carrie Covington
     Lillie G. Battle
     Shelli Carpenter
     Lisa Chumbley
     Chantia Daniel
     Denise Dickerson
     Ebony Dill
     Vanessa Downes
     Daniel Edwards
     Shenell Evans
     Paulene Goodman
     Sonja Henderson
     Michelle Levister
     Kimberly Lewis
     Wanda Sloop
     Harold Taylor
     Rosetta Thurman
     Felicia Walker
     Daphne Wright
     Jazzmon Wright


2010 CTI Graduates

  •  Carrie Covington
     Henrietta Dixon
     Terese O’Neill
     Francina Beal
     Jermaine Davis
     Kioka Dunston
     Michelle Gielan
     Ebony Glover, PhD
     Rhea Gordon, PhD
     Gail Krahenbuhl
     Carolyn Love, PhD
     Monica Morall
     Tanya Morrison, Esq.
     Beverlee Parker
     Debbie Shea
     Larema Smith
     Tunja Smith
     Mary Jane Tabler
     Tina Wilson