Kelly is a highly skilled Leadership and Career Coach. She specializes in coaching all Executives, Senior Leaders and Strategic Professionals to step up to their next challenge, facilitate growth and achieve their objectives with a particular affinity to women leaders. Using an appreciative inquiry and a solutions-focused approach, Kelly challenges clients to reach for both near term results and transformational development.
As an Executive/Leadership Development Coach, Kelly has coached 125+ Executive/Senior Leaders, accelerating their path to excellence with developmental strategies including: leadership style, presence and effectiveness, strategy clarification and development, empowerment, delegation and building bench strength, and competence in developing and motivating high performance teams. With a proven track record of supporting leaders both virtually and in-person, Kelly’s coaching enhances their effectiveness, manages challenging work situations, and develops their contribution from a place of strength.
As a Career Coach, Kelly has extensive experience helping individuals find and obtain that next career or job that makes it enjoyable to go to work. She has coached 500+ professionals around career exploration and direction based on authentic interests and passions, confidence building, and job search competitive edge, cover letter and resume honing and networking and interviewing skills
With 17+ years serving as leader in a global Fortune 100 company, Kelly has solid corporate experience. She has both directed and coached high-performing individuals and teams in a globally and culturally diverse and often virtual workforce, including leading project teams of technical experts in India, other parts of Asia and the US. She understands the skills and achievements critical to demanding work environments. As a coach Kelly has supported large and small client companies in a wide variety of sectors including high tech business sectors, healthcare, legal/attorney, and academic/education. She has also supported clients in finance, banking, computer software/hardware, telecom, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, science, sales, transportation, marketing, utilities, and non-profit industries.
Certification, Education, and Affiliations
Kelly holds a Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. She sustains her membership and Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation. Kelly has previously served as Board Secretary of the ICF Oregon Charter Chapter. Additionally, Kelly has served as Board President of the Camas Educational Foundation.