Get to know our featured Pros.
Our coaches are passionate about helping employees succeed at work. They're vetted, trained on our methodology, and continually evaluated. The Pros showcased here represent the diverse experience and expertise our coaches bring to Bravely.
“There’s no greater feeling than knowing you made a difference in someone’s life.”
“Nothing warms my heart more than when the client directly or indirectly shares how helpful the call was to get them moving forward!”
MS, Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching; Professional Certified Coach (PCC); ACTP Certified Coach
Anitha brings more than 15 years of diverse experience to her coaching practice. After starting her career in the field of information technology. After beginning to help others with self-improvement, career growth, executive function, communication strategies, and culture change, she shifted her career focus to coaching. Through her work as an executive coach, Anitha guides perpetually-unsatisfied goal-setters to celebrate what’s going right, tap into the now without judgment, and cultivate self-compassion. Her mission is to help people be happier and more successful.
PhD, Conflict Analysis and Resolution; MPA, HR Management; Professional Certified Coach (PCC); SHRM Senior Certified Professional
Angela is a certified coach through the International Coach Federation with 20 years of leadership experience. As a principal in her firm, she partners with individuals and organizations from diverse industries and geographical locations through coaching, group facilitation, professional development training and organizational conflict management services. She is a compassionate and provoking thought-partner, who supports and challenges others in becoming more self-aware, in fully exploring their interests and needs, and in creating both the vision and action plan to leverage their strengths in favor of their personal and professional goals.
Arielle is a former management consultant and has worked across various industries including financial services, education, technology, and telecommunications. She transitioned to coaching in 2018, and is a certified professional coach. She is the founder of her own coaching and consulting firm, where she helps individuals and companies realize their potential. Arielle leverages her international background to bring a diverse and multifaceted perspective to her coaching. She specializes in helping her clients to build confidence, develop their communication and leadership skills, and carve out fulfilling career paths. She lives in NYC.
Asma is an award-winning leadership coach, D & I Coach, Career Transitions Coach, Mentor Coach, Master NLP practitioner, Neuroscience Researcher, and Author having extensive experience coaching global leaders from Fortune 500 organizations across 23 countries. She is a leadership team coach with the United Nations and also coaches the Navy SEALS and U.S. Special Operations Community. In 2017, she was awarded the World’s Best Top 100 Global Coaching Leaders by CHRO Asia and World Coaching Congress. She has co-authored a book “Innovations in Leadership Coaching: Research and Practice” that is adopted as coaching textbook in universities.
Professional Certified Coach (PCC) ICF-certified; EQi 2.0 and EQi 360 Certified Assessor; Executive Coach Certification (XCC); MS, Organization Development and Leadership (in progress)
BethAnne helps leaders at all levels discover and develop their own unique skill set and strengths to get the most from themselves and their teams. She supports them in their journey to be more conscious and effective leaders and facilitates clear awareness on vision, goals, balance, and accountability. BethAnne comes from an international business background and holds a masters degree in leadership and organizational development and is certified as a professional coach, PCC, from ICF.
MS - Leadership and Organizational Development, Professional Certified Coach (PCC); SHRM Certified Professional
After beginning her career in sales and marketing, Beth pivoted her strengths in relationship management and strategy into Human Resources with a focus on Leadership and Organizational Development. Today, she is People Experience professional with a Fortune 500 Company. She also has her own coaching business, coaching executives, professionals, teams. Her passion is working with adult professionals with ADD/ADHD.x
ICF-Certified Executive, Career, and Life Coach; Chartered Professional in Human Resources
Blair specializes in working with new workforce leaders, mid-level managers, and rising star individual contributors. Before becoming a full-time coach, he had a career in Human Resources where he worked primarily in a business partner capacity as an HR Director, Consultant, and Advisor in both the public and private sectors within the natural resources, government and academic industries. Along with having an educational background in finance, his corporate behind-the-scenes experience in HR is something many clients find invaluable!
Britt has a background working with various startups in Chicago and New York focusing on workplace experience. She expanded her view of what workplace wellness and employee engagement has the potential to be by getting trained as a coach. She's since then coached several clients in her own business, worked side by side with a Silicon Valley advisor supporting tech startup founders, and is enjoying getting to coach across multiple companies and at various levels with Bravely. Britt holds a BA in Communications and is regularly found listening to every audiobook she can find on interpersonal communication, leadership, and self-growth.
After two decades in HR and management consulting, Christi made a pivot to focus on executive coaching. She had much to learn as an entrepreneur and harnessed her ability to use technology, network and connect to create a successful coaching business on her own terms that align with her values. She loves to work with professionals who are high performers, courageous, driven and intentional and want more. She knows that coaching is and consulting are in her blood, both help create success for herself and others and always enjoys seeing her clients create a vision for what's possible for them.
Christy has a MSW, is an Associated Certified Coach, holds a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation and has over 20 years of experience in roles in the business, education and nonprofit sectors. Throughout her career, she has supported others through developing insight to what is most meaningful to them and how they can execute that vision utilizing their strengths and values. Christy lives in Southwestern PA and loves to explore the world through stories.
MA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Denise is a global consultant and former executive who has worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies. After leaving the corporate world, she led The Conference Board’s Talent Management Executive Council and their Annual Talent Management Strategies Conference. As a consultant, she works with top leaders across a wide range of industries on coaching, executive teambuilding, and employee engagement. She is the author of 'Manage Like Your Momma,' a book about the similarities between parenting and leading.
Dion came to Bravely as an emerging leader within NYC government, helping to drive systemic change. Currently, he works in the NYC Department of Education, where he oversees diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives for 7,000 central office administrators. Prior to this role, he oversaw strategic planning, learning and development, grants and budget, program management, and recruitment at organizations in the public and nonprofit sectors.
Emily Skinner is an experienced teacher, trainer, coach, and consultant with experience in process and organizational development, employee coaching, leadership development, teaching and training, and project design. She holds a B.A. in Modern Languages with a focus in Spanish and Portuguese from Rutgers University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Conflict Resolution and Analysis from Nova Southeastern University. Her experience includes consulting, training, and conflict resolution coaching for private, non- profit, government, and higher education institutions.
Erica has over 20-years of experience in organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100, not-for-profit, and higher education. The common thread throughout has been the focus on people and culture. She now runs her own coaching business where she works with individuals and teams on communication techniques, team dynamics, and remote collaboration. Erica is a certified Integrative and Wellness Life Coach, Master Practitioner in Career and Performance Coaching, and a certified Emergenetics Associate.
Erin is a talent and operations leader who has spent 15+ years in global organizations and startups, increasing the effectiveness of people and teams, and optimizing performance to drive business outcomes. Her coaching practice is focused on creating the conditions that enable people to bring to life the best work of their lives, and to lead with empathy and authenticity. Erin holds a B.A. in Journalism from NYU and is a graduating fellow of the Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program at Columbia University, where her work focused on DEI. Erin lives in Manhattan with her husband and daughters.
For more than a decade, Evett has worked with a diverse range of people around the world in multiple industries with various cultures and backgrounds. She comes from a strong background in counseling, outplacement, HR, business, and coaching, focusing on management, recruitment, learning and development, and retention. She has also worked as a Senior Career Educator working closely with the University to embed employability as part of their curriculum. Her unique understanding of the barriers and influences that impact creating change allows her to build a holistic and personalized response for each client and makes her an ideal collaborator.
MS Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching; Professional Certified Coach (PCC); ACTP Certified Coach; EI Expert
Hakemia Jackson is a globally known Culture Strategist, Executive Coach, and CEO of her coaching practice. She began her career in the technology industry specifically SAP & Oracle, working with companies like PwC, Coca Cola, and Shell before making her transition into Talent Management & Executive Coaching.She uses her 18 years of corporate & personal experience to aid leaders and organizations in transforming complex cultures into human-centric cultures of inclusivity and innovation. Her concentration in cognitive behavioral coaching, aids her clients in overcoming limiting belief systems and counterproductive thinking patterns.
Jaclyn brings over 19 years of experience in both Coaching & HR/Labor Relations. Through her extensive experience with executives & professionals, she has developed a unique ability to help clients identify core values & motivators. She collaborates with clients in developing career & performance goals to achieve progressive success. Jaclyn brings a broad base of industry experience, which helps her connect with each client to support advancement & success in their profession. She customizes her approach to each client, as they build the skills required for the next stage in their career. She finds joy in helping people identify solutions.
Associate Certified Coach (PCC), Neuro-Linguistic Programming Certified Coach, and BS in Human & Organizational Development (Focus on Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness)
Jacqueline’s 16-years of C-suite business strategy & sales experience combined with transformational tools from her Neuro-Linguistic Programming, ICF-Coach, & Enneagram trainings enable her to coach her clients to realize their full-potential & live with passion, purpose & greater ease. Her specialties include helping her clients get clear on the outcomes they want & what full-potential looks like, removing limiting beliefs, unleashing authentic confidence to speak up for what they need & want to succeed, providing strategies to navigate complicated situations & conversations, & using the Enneagram to enhance EQ & team dynamics.
Certified Master Coach (CMC); Professional Human Resources (PHR); Functional Nutrition Guide
Jennifer is a career-long Human Resources executive and accomplished organizational development leader with extensive experience across the spectrum of talent management. Today, she specializes in coaching and development, training, performance management, and change management, working to maximize personal and organizational effectiveness.
MA, Public Management; Certificate in Leadership Coaching Strategies, Mediation and Conflict Management, Negotiation, Dispute Resolution, Emergency Management
Jimmy began his career more than 18 years ago as an entrepreneur, running three successful retail businesses before turning his focus to mediation, coaching, and training. Today, he works with clients in the public, private, non-profit, and government sectors, specializing in leadership coaching, conflict coaching, organizational assessments, soft skills training, and team building.
Joanne (She/Her) has an MBA, is a Professional Certified Coach, and worked in tech as an agency founder and technical product/project leader for nearly 20 years for companies that include EarthLink, Turner Broadcasting, and Cox Automotive. She transitioned to coaching due to a pull towards supporting folks in finding fulfilling careers, authentic leadership, a seat at the table, and equitable pay while avoiding burnout. She lives in Vermont with her partner, two kids, and two dogs.
Josh made the transition into leadership and organizational development after beginning his career in creative production. He now runs his own consulting, coaching, training and facilitation practice, working with individual clients and organizations to help them reach their potential. His specialties include change management, purpose definition, employee development, conflict resolution, and fostering inclusive cultures. He loves helping people learn how to advocate for themselves and develop stronger communication skills.
MS, Industrial and Labor Relations; CI Certified Six Sigma Green Belt; StandOut Advantage; Certified Trainer – People Skills
Judy began her career in engineering, working with companies like Blue Cross Blue Shield and the Mobil Oil Corporation, before making her transition into the world of Human Resources. After serving as an adjunct professor of organizational behavior, she founded her own consulting practice in 2011. Today, she focuses on coaching, training, strategic planning/facilitation, team effectiveness, career development, and wellness. She is passionate about using a strengths-based approach to help individuals, teams, and companies realize their full potential.
Certificate in Human Capital Management; HRCI Certified Professional
Kate brings almost a decade of experience in Human Resources and People Operations to Bravely. Currently working at a mid-size startup, she loves helping employees navigate workplace challenges and gain the confidence they need to advocate for themselves. Having worked mainly in the technology sector, she specializes in learning and development, employee engagement, onboarding program development, and recruiting.
Ken has dedicated his life to helping people build better relationships and changing life circumstances by leverages 25 years of experience help clients realize their potential and live the life they’ve always wanted. As a Bravely Pro Ken believe that people work perfectly, and we all have what we need to achieve our goals. The key is learning and understanding the steps and direction to take to get there. This is where Ken comes in, building a relationship filled with respect, rapport, and curiosity.
BS Marketing / MS Leadership and Organizational Development / ACTP Graduate Certificate Executive and Professional Coaching
Kimberly spent more than 15 years working in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry across various roles in Marketing, Sales, and Business Development. Through leading diverse teams and serving as a mentor over the years, Kimberly discovered her true passion was helping individuals traverse their current work environment by building their personal brand and developing action plans to accomplish their goals. As a Professional Coach, her ultimate goal is to help clients live their best life by interweaving their passion and strengths to create a tailored path leading to the achievement of their desired professional and personal goals.
Kristian's forthright style, fine-tuned ability to listen while giving his clients space, gives him a holistic approach to coaching. He specializes in career strategy & development, transparent leadership, supportive organizational cultures, 1:1 & team feedback, and handling tough conversations. With over a decade of experience in strategic operations, consulting, and organization design, he's worked with companies ranging from hyper-growth startups to iconic brands. Originally from Denmark, having resided in several countries around the world, he's a deep understanding of global culture and its impact on people personally and professionally.
Dr. Laura Rees-Davies
Dr. Laura Rees-Davies
Laura is a Registered Coaching Psychologist with the British Psychological Society. She has 12 years of diverse workplace, educational and personal coaching experience across a broad range of contexts. Laura is the Chair of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology with the British Psychological Society. As a Doctor of Philosophy, she also works as a Senior Lecturer in Coaching Psychology and holds a PhD in Applied Psychology, Behaviour Change. In previous employment she has worked in sales and finance. Laura loves helping employees to gain clarity from their sessions, and to set clear and actionable next steps.
Libby Tillotson, Ph.D.
Libby Tillotson, Ph.D.
I partner with managers and emerging leaders to gain clarity and focus, identify obstacles, reduce overwhelm, create strategic actions and implement for desired outcomes. I come to you with 20 years of experience working in organizational transformation and education for school districts and Johns Hopkins University, so my specialty is strategic planning and implementation. I hold a Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching from University of Texas at Dallas School of Management and am an ICF certified coach. My goal as a coach is to help you gain clarity, find solutions, and take actions to become your best self.
Certificate, Human Resources
Lindsay transitioned into Human Resources after beginning her career as a teacher with City Year. Today, she loves partnering with managers to help them strengthen their relationships with their direct reports, and specializes in recruiting, onboarding, and performance management. Her experience spans industries including print publishing, consulting, and ad tech.
MA, Human Resources and Organizational Behavior; Certified Mediator
Lydia is the People and Culture lead at Spyce, a startup in Boston. Previously, she built the People Operations function at a fast-growth startup in NYC and led HR change management at a multinational biotech company. She has a Mmaster's Ddegree in HR and organizational behavior from Cornell and is a certified mediator through Cornell's Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution.
Lynda Tarras is an Executive and Leadership Coach that is passionate about helping leaders to transform conversations, cultures, and organizations. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas, is certified by the International Coaching Federation and is a certified Conversational Intelligence® coach. Prior to becoming a full-time coach, Lynda worked for many years as a human resource executive, known for transforming business operations, engaging stakeholders, effecting change, and building leadership and organizational capacity.
Juris Doctor (JD); SHRM Certified Professional
Marie began her career as an attorney, specializing in employment law and workplace disputes before pivoting into the world of human resources and coaching. Today, she works with she works with companies and individuals to help them bring heart, authenticity, and individual accountability and empowerment into each workplace. In her role at Bravely, she loves to help people build the skills, confidence, and sense of agency they need to reach their full potential.
Professional Certified Coach (PCC) ICF-certified; MS, Leadership & Organizational Development; Graduate Certificate, Executive and Professional Coaching
Marina spent the first 25 years of her professional life in the fashion industry before transitioning into the world of coaching. Today, she works with entrepreneurs, executives, and employees at all levels to help them transform their professional lives. Through one-on-one and group sessions, she specializes in conflict resolution, leadership development, strengths coaching, effective negotiation and communication. She also works with children in elementary, middle, and high school to facilitate peak academic performance.
Mark is very passionate about transforming sales managers and sales people as they evolve during their careers. Helping sales professionals to be more effective at their jobs in the constantly changing sales landscape is his mission. With over 15 years of sales and marketing experience that includes sales coaching, sales training, leadership development, social media, regional strategy, digital media and more he thrives on influencing others to be the best they can be.
MA, Social Organizational Psychology; Certified Mediator; LTC Ombudsman
Maureen brings more than two decades of diverse experience to her coaching practice. A former founder, she ran her own entrepreneurial consulting practice before joining the Karen Harvey Consulting Group in New York City. There, she served as managing director for close to a decade, leading operations, finance, and human resources. As Bravely's Head Pro, she manages the company’s fast-growing network of coaching professionals, leading recruiting, onboarding, training, and ongoing development. She loves coaching and counseling employees at every stage of their career, from entry level to the C-suite.
MA, Human Resource Management
Michelle has spent her career supporting employees and executives as a global HR business partner at large organizations and Fortune 500 companies including Fleishman-Hillard, Monsanto (now Bayer), PepsiCo, and most recently Experian. She focuses on organizational design, executive coaching, workforce planning, talent pipelining, and large-scale change and globalization. Michelle currently resides in Los Angeles.
Mike seeks to connect, create impact, and enable progression. As a conflict management practitioner, organizational development consultant, and visual illustrator, he has supported individuals, teams, and organizations for over 20 years in healthcare, information technology and services, human resources, telecommunications, marketing, coworking, financial services, state government, and higher education. Additionally, Mike was a panelist, advocate, and ally for the diversity, inclusion, and belonging program during his time as an executive at Fidelity Investments, which is a passion he continues to engage on.
I help ambitious individuals to define and live their personal paths of success, according to their unique values. Specifically, I catalyse the growth of emerging leaders, the transformation of senior executives and board members of leading corporations. As an ICF Master Certified Coach and EMCC Accredited Supervisor, I also nurture aspirational coaches. Prior to becoming independent, I have had an extensive 10-year career in HRD and business management. My coaching clients tend to focus on these themes: * Working on your best self * Life and work crafting * Virtual & International Team Leadership
Nicole Rae Drummond
Nicole Rae Drummond
Adult Certification, Mental Health First Aid (City of New York)
Nicole began her career in Human Resources and Employee Relations before pivoting to launch her own career coaching practice. Today, she supports employees within organizations as well as individual clients, focusing on job readiness, career development, internal mobility, salary negotiation, and more. When she’s not coaching, she’s playing video games, practicing Pilates, going to midnight movies, and traveling with her husband.
Peter is thrilled to be part of the Bravely Pro team. He has built a 30+ year career on the belief that coaching is a key enabler that helps people develop, learn and grow. He sees great things happening at the intersection of theory and practice. He has led teams in functions as diverse as manufacturing, engineering, product management, and sales. He is an active listener and a trusted advisor for many leaders in academia and industry.
Rasa brings a broad range of experience to her coaching. Coming from a corporate background in both public and private project and change management capacities, she has led a variety of initiatives across web design and development, supply chain logistics and healthcare. Through her coaching, Rasa works with people to uncover and maximize their strengths and learn to navigate their way through challenging situations. This includes identifying and working through anything blocking their progress, integrating lasting positive change and ultimately empowering them to succeed.
PhD, International Psychology; MS, Information Management; Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rebecca is a dynamic, hands-on Professional Coach and Organizational Development, Program Management, and Learning Executive with a wealth of knowledge and experience navigating complex projects/programs, facilitating learning initiatives, and championing organizational development initiatives. She began her career in the United States Air Force, later worked for state government, and then the private sector, where she perfected her program management and consulting skills. Rebecca is passionate about helping others succeed in accomplishing their goals, realizing their full potential, and resolving issues in the ever-changing world of work.
Regina Duffey Moravek
Regina Duffey Moravek
BS, Industrial & Labor Relations — Human Resources and Organizations
Regina has spent decades in the Human Resources and career development space within both the corporate and higher education sectors. While leading a college career office at an Ivy League university, she helped students achieve their career goals and overcome their unique challenges. Today, she serves as a neutral advocate in her role as an ombudsperson at a large healthcare organization. Her side gigs include coaching employees to achieve career goals and writing impactful workplace advice articles.
With her 15 years of HR and recruitment experience, Renee has a passion for helping employees navigate the ever-changing world of work and helping them prepare for new opportunities with strength and courage. Based in Asia for 10+ years, previously, Renee held senior HR roles in Fintech and Investment Banking (Barclays, UBS) in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong. Renee writes frequently about the future of work and people trends on Linkedin and is a highly sought after emcee and panelist at leadership, talent and innovation events. In her free time, Renee hikes the many trails of Hong Kong, practices yoga or gives speeches at Toastmasters.
Rita Hausken has coached hundreds of women on how to take their seat at the leadership table and confidently share their ideas and visions. For 20 years, Rita worked as a Sales Director in Upstream, covering the oil & gas industry. She led teams of 20+ people and navigated them through some of the worst economic downturns. Now, Rita is on a mission to help women and men ensure that busyness, stress and pressure don’t hijack their lives, and instead, to let their innermost values and vision guide them and be at the forefront of everything they do. Founder of Shestainability, she is a Strategist, Leadership Coach Advisor and Speaker.
Professional Certified Coach (PCC); Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching; MA, Community Planning
Scott turned to his passion for coaching and teaching after a three-decade career founding and leading nonprofit corporations. Today, his coaching practice focuses on developing the leadership capacity of entrepreneurs and C-suite executives. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California, where he teaches leadership and professional practice courses to emerging professionals.
Sean brings his more than 20 years of global organizational management consulting to his coaching practice. He has worked with organizations and individuals around the world to improve their competency and capability.He has also been a university lecturer in management and leadership. As a coach his passion is on using pragmatic and proven coaching techniques to deliver real lasting change, clarity of issues and help with life decisions. He works with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and at many different points in their lives and careers.
Professional Human Resources (PHR); Associate Certified Coach (ACC); Graduate Certificate, Executive and Professional Coaching
Shayla has spent close to a decade in Human Resources, operations, and performance consulting. Today, she works to support her company’s HR team and turns them into the best coaches they can be, incorporating coaching into the organization’s performance and development initiatives. She also served on the executive board of her company’s Women’s Inclusion Network, helping women develop in the areas of business literacy and professional development.
Professional Certified Coach (PCC); (ECPC); MFA French Language and Literature
After three decades of serving in the spaces of human potential and science writing, starting in Europe, Sophia now runs a full coaching practice to support creative, entrepreneurial, and executive professionals in their deepest flourishing. She loves to guide people in reclaiming their capabilities, to dare to embody compassionate, effective leadership, to own their contribution and aliveness. With ease, belonging, clarity. She also loves meditation, and long roaming walks. Her go-to: “Our deepest humanity is our highest possibility.”
As a Certified Executive Coach, Vanessa brings over 10+ years of experience coaching leaders on embracing the “both and” of life and leadership to unlock greater possibilities. She coaches leaders on how to have fulfilling relationships while driving results and how to fully accept themselves while also pushing themselves. She’s helped build learning cultures and coached top executives at places like Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal, Avon, McCann Worldgroup, Momentum Worldwide, and Tinuiti. She is obsessed with personal growth, and loves fitness, hiking, meditating, reading, listening to podcasts, cooking, volunteering, and traveling.
Vikram (Vik) Kapoor
Vikram (Vik) Kapoor
Juris Doctor; Certificate in Trauma and Recovery, Global Mental Health; Professional Certificate, Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance
Vik comes to Bravely with several years of experience resolving and preventing interpersonal and group conflicts. As an ombud in the federal government and a certified coach, he specializes in action-planning, positive psychology, and resilience, and loves to help his clients leverage their strengths. Vik's top strength is his love of learning, and he is currently completing advanced coursework in mental health and recovery through the Harvard Program on Refugee Trauma. Vik regularly presents on cutting-edge topics in the workplace and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.