Our Team

Our diverse team contributes unique talents and perspectives from varied backgrounds. We come from nonprofits, corporations, education, marketing, management and beyond. We are passionate about transformational coaching and our commitment to unleash the power of coaching in individuals, organizations and communities.

Our faculty and mentor coaches share a love of learning. We come to the classroom full of enthusiasm for teaching, ready to inspire and support your learning. We look forward to making a connection with you. Please contact us anytime!

Adele James
Faculty

“Stepping into intuition allowed me to manifest my dreams. I accompany people in their journey of finding purpose, passion and play guided by their innate wisdom."

Altaf Shaikh
Faculty

"As a relationship coach, my interest lies in working with people who are partners or friends and helping them discover the power within."


Amanda Berger
Faculty

“My work is informed by a deep commitment to social change, transparency and accountability. I have a special interest in criminal justice reform.”

Anna Mathisen
Faculty

“I enjoy being part of a community who shares my joy for coaching and human growth and helps me move into action to share the work with the world.”

Belma González
Faculty

"I love working with folks who are committed to creating a more equitable world—people who refuse to step over the misery they see in their community.

Charlotte Morse
CEO

“I get to tap into the wisdom of a diverse team who pushes coaching way beyond traditional borders.”



Damon Azali-Rojas
Faculty

"We are experimenting with how culture, race, language, and spirituality, impact our coach training and world view. Attending to these nuances adds tones and textures."

Deb Howard
Faculty

“I bring intercultural insight and a passion for social justice to my work as a change catalyst—helping leaders and their teams transform themselves and the world."

Demarra Gardener
Faculty

“We are a company that works from the inside out. Everything we do is premised on reflection, action, and inclusion. It doesn’t get much better than that.”

Dewey Schott
Faculty

"I love the transformational questions we are asking about how to grow the LTW and the field of coaching to be more inclusive and socially relevant."

Ernest Mark
Faculty

“I bring a lot of heart and authenticity to my work. It's not just what I do but who I am. I love doing this work.”



Guthrie Sayen
Faculty

“When clients and coaches-in-training come into loving relationship with rejected parts of themselves, both they and I are changed.”


Jagruti Gala
Faculty

“LTW develops the being of the coach. It really points to what we can do, and how we must be to hold the container of deep transformation for others.”

Johnny Manzon-Santos
Faculty

“Our commitment is to expand the notion of who gets to coach and be coached. Increasingly, LTW is occupying the nexus of coaching, social justice, and spirituality.”

Kathleen Moore
Faculty

“Coaching has given me the tools to partner with families and others in a more collaborative way as we work to provide a meaningful education to every child.”

Kathy Grosso
Faculty

“Coaching skills give people what they need to move from theory to
application.”



Kena Acuna
Faculty

“I love being connected to an organization that is welcoming of all, and that genuinely cares about each person involved, be they students, staff, instructors, or assistants.”

Kim Fowler
Faculty

“Our clients receive quality training with a lens on culture, power and privilege. This enhances their coaching, their work in organizations and their personal lives.”

Leslie Brown
Faculty

“I blend various modalities to create a fun, interactive and outcome driven environment. Everyone is able to laugh, learn, make mistakes and step into action.”

Madhu Maron
Faculty

“Leadership that Works teaches from the inside out by focusing on taking coaching skills out in the world in each person’s unique way.”


Martha Lasley
Faculty

“My vision is to develop transformational coaches and facilitators all over the world so that social change organizations can flourish.”

Mary Kuentz
Faculty

“It gives me tremendous joy to work with those who have the courage to tackle the daunting challenges of our world today.”

Michael Brazzel
Faculty

“Being a coach gives me the opportunity to partner with others to be more fully who we are and what we stand for and to create a more loving and socially-just world.”

Pernille Plantener
Faculty

“We are finding new ways of working together, developing businesses and communities to create a sustainable culture of respect.”

Sharon Brown
Faculty

“My quiet warmth combined with my fierceness calls people to stand firmly in the beauty of their authentic selves."


Sonali Kelkar
Faculty

“My quest to discover more of myself, and a desire to have deeper relationships with my loved ones, is what brought me to coaching.”


Rebecca Aced-Molina
Faculty

“I draw on research, literature and science, as much as I engage the right brain through creative, metaphorical and body work,to deepen understanding.”

Richard Michaels
Faculty

“We combine heart, mind, and cultural awareness to create strong communities of learners. People draw inspiration from one another during and after the programs.”

Vikram Bhatt
Faculty

”Life is my greatest teacher; everything that I offer or practice – I wish to experience it first and live it authentically. My work is my Ibaadat (act of worship).”

Virginia Kellogg
Faculty

“I see the need for people to get in touch with what they uniquely have to offer and then to have support to offer it in service of the world.”

Steven Filante
Faculty

“I teach to help every student find their unique way to bring coaching skills to the world.”


Sarah Jawaid
Faculty

I believe in the power of people to be connected to one another, witness the beauty in each other and be changed by that witnessing to stand against injustice.”

Wasundhara Joshi
Faculty

“My work allows me to make a difference in my own small way. Coaching for Transformation is not just making coaches, but is also making a better world.”

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