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About Our Team - Center for Coaching Certification

Monique A. Betty

Monique A. Betty

Trainer

Bio

Monique A. Betty – Trainer - is a Certified Master Coach and a Certified Coach Trainer through the Center for Coaching Certification plus an PCC credentialed member of the International Coach Federation. Specializing in executive coaching, Monique's 20-year corporate experience includes communications, marketing, sales, and management with various Fortune 500 companies representing the consumer products and pharmaceutical industries. Monique earned an MBA from the University of Michigan on a Consortium Fellowship with a concentration in corporate strategy and marketing. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Marketing from The Ohio State University. She is married and has two sons and identifies herself as the eternal cheerleader living her life charged with positive energy.

Cathy Baskin

Cathy Baskin

Trainer

Bio

Cathy Baskin – Trainer - is a Certified Master Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification and certified in EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360 assessments. She is also a PCC credentialed member of the International Coaching Federation. Cathy is a Leadership Coach and is the owner of Aspirations Coaching Services, LLC. She has Executive and Leadership Coaching experience with fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and the federal and public sectors. She has over a decade of leadership experience in the federal sector as an Acquisition Professional. Cathy has earned her M.S. in Contract and Procurement Management and B.S. in Technology & Management from University Maryland University College. Cathy is passionate about helping leaders develop and grow professionally and personally. She believes that great leaders inspire greatness from others, and get great results!

Elena Hedoux

Elena Hedoux

Trainer

Bio

Elena Hedoux – Trainer - is a Certified Master Coach and a Certified Coach Trainer through the Center for Coaching Certification. She is also an ACC credentialed member of the International Coach Federation. Elena is currently working in one of the leading European international public organizations where, in addition to her managerial job, she is the head coach of the internal coaching program. In coaching she focuses on individual, team, leadership, and organizational development. Elena holds master's degrees in psychology and pedagogy. She has studied in Russia, the United States, Spain, and France. She also gives lectures at different universities. Her working languages are English, French, Spanish, and Russian.

Bijou Attey

Bijou Attey

Trainer in Training and Connection Team

Bio

Bijou Attey – Trainer and Connection Team - is a Certified Master Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification and a member of the International Coaching Federation. Bijou often meets people who struggle with choosing the right path or staying motivated in reaching their goals. She uses techniques in creativity to help clients identify and push past their barriers and build new perspectives to achieve the life that they want. Bijou holds a master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from University of Bologna in Italy and has studied in the USA, Canada, and Spain. Bijou’s passion for supporting individuals in their personal and professional development is the foundation for her coaching work, both pro-bono and paid. She is currently making her break into the training and development field, with the goal of improving the way that organizations support people in their development. Bijou lives in Ghana and is actively working with the Center for Coaching Certification to establish an ICF chapter in Ghana, to make coaching accessible to Ghanaians at all levels. Her working languages are English, Italian, and French.

Akshatha Raghunath

Akshatha Raghunath

Trainer in Training and Connection Team

Bio

Akshatha Raghunath – Connection Team - is a Certified Professional Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification. Akshatha is the founder of Workship Global where she provides coaching services for Business/ Executive and Leadership. She is a seasoned professional with 16+ years of work experience as an entrepreneur, behavioral skills trainer, and workshop facilitator. Akshatha helps individuals and corporations with learning new competencies to enhance their careers. Additionally, she is a professional emcee / model for social media ads, marketing films, and events. Akshatha holds a bachelor's degree in Commerce, and she is certified in Business English Communication from the University of Cambridge. Her passion is to empower people through coaching and help them achieve their goals successfully. The vision of Workship Global is to transform people's life personally and professionally by utilizing knowledge & skills resulting in the overall development of society.

Pandora Ray

Pandora Ray

Trainer, Connection Executive Team Lead, and Group Coach

Bio

Pandora Ray – Trainer, Connection Executive Team Lead, and Group Coach - is a Certified Master Coach (CMC) and Certified Executive Coach Specialist (CSS) through the Center for Coaching Certification. She has a tenured career in both the private and not-for-profit sectors serving in a variety of leadership and operational management roles at the senior level. Known for her facilitation skills she works to encourage groups and individuals in clearly defining desired outcomes before advancing to solution mode. Pan is a Mills College alumna, holds two Masters degrees in Organization Design and Public Health and is certified as an Action Learning Coach through the World Institute for Action Learning. She has a profound interest in coaching and the value it provides in the personal and professional environment. Her focus is on embracing change, working passionately, and making the space in which we work and live a better place.

Christie Carney

Christie Carney

Trainer

Bio

Christie Carney – Trainer - is a Certified Master Coach (CMC) and Certified Executive Coach Specialist (CECS) through the Center for Coaching Certification. She is an ACC credentialed member of the International Coaching Federation. Christie brings her unique background and set of experiences in business, communications, training, and medical management to her work as a coach. Christie provides executive and leadership coaching, training and consulting, offering expertise in leadership development, strategic communication and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. As a board member of PFLAG Los Angeles, Christie leads the Speaker’s Bureau which offers education, advocacy, and support of the LGBTQ+ Community to the public and private sector. Christie holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Pepperdine University, and is Cornell University Certified in Diversity and Inclusion Management.

Sherri Kong

Sherri Kong

Trainer

Bio

Sherri Kong – Trainer - is a Certified Master Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification, and is certified in DiSC and Center for Creative Leadership assessments. She holds her ACC credential from the International Coaching Federation. Sherri has over 10 years of Leadership Coaching and Facilitation experience with companies in the financial, retail, manufacturing, education, and technology sectors as well as local government and law enforcement. Sherri earned her PhD in Leadership Studies from NC A&T University and teaches graduate students at Queens University of Charlotte. She is married and has two daughters who are active in competitive swimming and the arts. Sherri believes that being bold and finding humor have been the keys to success in her work and family.

Javier Goldsman

Javier Goldsman

Trainer

Bio

Javier Goldsman – Trainer - is a PCC credentialed member of the International Coaching Federation. For Javier, it's been all about people. He started working with teenagers' groups and also served at Citibankers, Tenaris, Mercer Consulting, and QBE in HR & consulting capacities in 60+ countries across the 5 continents. Javier engaged with all levels, from the most junior up to the C-Suite, helping them cope with change, transitions, and organizational and market demands. He then started to offer a similar service on a one-by-one setting, focusing only on my Clients' objectives and interests ... and what a change! Faster and stronger impact ... and it felt better! He continues to collaborate with corporate customers, putting commitment and loyalty to clients first which helps corporate customers as well.

Beth Donovan

Beth Donovan

Connection Team

Bio

Beth Donovan – Connection Team - is a Certified Master Coach and a Certified Wellness Coach Specialist through Center for Coaching Certification. She began her journey to becoming a health / weight coach after moving 100 pounds closer to her right size. Beth changed her size be over 230 pounds healthier in a way that is practical and easily manageable. Beth has been mentioned in magazines, books, interviewed in podcasts, written about in newspapers, and gone on to start her own coaching business. She brings over 9-years of coaching experience and her unique perspectives to the team. She is passionate about helping people and animals. She truly wants to help people feel empowered so that they make positive choices and are their happiest selves.

Teri McGraw

Teri McGraw

Connection Team

Bio

Teri McGraw – Connection Team - is a Certified Professional Coach and a Certified Master Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification. Teri is also certified as a Qualified Family Mediator through Effect Services, LLC, and the founder of Center for Quality Coaching, LLC. As an alumni from Clemson University with a B.A. in Psychology and Business, Teri continued her master studies in pastoral theology, counseling, and coaching. She spent 20 years as a director of education and continued working in education enhanced through the value of coaching. She has served as a speaker for both schools and churches with her love and value of coaching and being coached. She is presently using her training, wisdom, experience and positive motivation for coaching while assisting in the Center for Coaching Certification.

Kris Fry

Kris Fry

Connection Team

Bio

Kris Fry – Connection Team - is a Certified Professional Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification. Kris has over 30 years of experience in leading, coaching, training, and developing others in large international companies including finance, education, and volunteer organizations. Kris earned her BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and truly enjoys working with women in the STEM fields. Kris's passion is to coach and train others to lead their own best lives through personal discovery, setting goals, taking action, evaluating growth, and making positive impact. Kris provides 1:1 coaching, group coaching, and learning opportunities. Please connect with Kris on Linked in at https://www.linkedin.com/in/kris-fry-a39a91146/

Kari Scotece

Kari Scotece

Connection Team

Bio

Kari Scotece – Connection Team - is a Certified Professional Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification, working towards becoming a Certified Master Coach. Her background is in education and office management. She has spent the last year holding down the fort while her spouse completes his military career. She is looking forward to opening a coaching business with her husband to collaboratively guide clients through life transitions and empower them to move forward in life happily and gracefully.

Ruth James

Ruth James

Connection Team

Bio

Ruth James – Connection Team - is a Certified Master Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification and holds qualifications for both DISC and Emotional Intelligence assessments. She is an active member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and has over 20 years of experience in teaching, advocacy, and coaching. Of note, Ruth co-founded an international group of over 22k women with Lyme and associated diseases walking alongside them through their healing journeys. Ruth holds a BA in Psychology and a K-8 teaching certification from Hope College, and an M.Ed. from Grand Valley University. Ruth is a lifelong learner who enjoys working with students of all ages and women experiencing challenging life transitions. Ruth is passionate about coaching others to lead their own best lives through personal discovery and self-advocacy. Ruth provides both personal and group coaching and can be reached through LinkedIn

Philip Quist

Philip Quist

Connection Team

Bio

Philip Quist – Connection Team - is a CPC and a health and fitness professional with 11 years of experience. A member of iWES Ghana, Philip specializes in weight management, health, fitness, and nutrition. He also supports customizing workout routines to achieve desired goals. Philip is passionate about teaching adults healthy ways of living and keeping the body fit and functioning, especially as they grow older. He strongly believes in doing your best to protect and improve the most precious gift of all which is our bodies. https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3916554030

Jane McCarthy

Jane McCarthy

Connection Executive

Bio

Jane McCarthy – Connection Executive - is a Certified Master Coach (CMC) and Certified Executive Coach Specialist (CSS) through the Center for Coaching Certification and a member of the International Coach Federation. Jane is the CEO and Chief Brainstormer at JaneSTORM. Her thirty-year career at Verizon and as a volunteer lead at the American Cancer Society served as her foundation for transformational coaching for life and business, workshop facilitation and public speaking. Jane is known for bringing positive energy and curiosity to every relationship. She is an intentional listener and draws out individuals and groups with empathy, compassion, and humor. She has a proven track record in public speaking, non-profit fundraising, and event planning. Jane’s high energy and bountiful ideas have contributed to her success as a program implementer and team/community interface. The JaneSTORM mission is to clear your mind clutter through thought provoking, creative and purposeful collaboration. She empowers her clients by using the six Cs of Transformation: Confidence; Client Base; Curiosity; Clarity; Commitment and Client Feedback, plus the bonus C: Celebration.

Natasha Hillsman

Natasha Hillsman

Connection Executive

Bio

Natasha Hillsman – Connection Executive - is a Certified Advanced Coach through the Center for Coaching Certification. She is also a member of the International Coaching Federation. Natasha has over 25 years of experience in human resources, workforce strategy, and organizational design and has extensive knowledge of working with leaders and executives. Natasha has experience in the Healthcare, Automotive, and Manufacturing industries. In addition to her Connection Executive role with Coach-123, she is a Principal Consultant for a Healthcare organization and Adjunct Faculty at McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland, teaching master’s courses in Performance Management. Natasha has a Master of Business in Organizational Management from Tusculum College, Greenville, TN and holds professional certifications from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP) and HRCI (PHR). Natasha’s passion is helping her clients reach their goals and co-create the life that they want; she specializes in clients in transition.

Pete Liska

Pete Liska

Connection Team

Bio

Pete Liska - Information Management - is a Certified Professional Coach and Certified Business Coach Specialist presently working with the Center for Coaching Certification. He graduated from The Citadel with a MS in Project Management, retired from the US Air Force, and most recently was working as a defense contractor in the Charleston, SC area. He brings management, training development, technical, and social media skills to us in support of our expanding programs and company growth.

Cathy Liska

Cathy Liska

The Guide from the Side® MCC, Certified Coach Trainer - CEO/Founder

Bio

Cathy Liska, the Guide from the Side® MCC, Certified Coach Trainer, CCE Trainer, Connection Team, Connection Executive - CEO/Founder of the Center for Coaching Certification is a Certified Coach Specialist and Certified Coach Trainer plus an MCC credentialed member of the ICF.  She is recognized internationally in coaching, training, conflict management, and facilitation. Cathy is a sought-after trainer and coach, drawing on her 30 years of experience in business ownership and management. Cathy certifies others to coach in her ICF-approved coach training programs and provides mentor coaching for those seeking a credential with ICF. Her personal mission statement is “People.” Cathy is known for her positive attitude and inspiring success plus training and coaching that empower others to achieve the results they desire.

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