Cathy Liska, the Guide from the Side® - CEO/Founder of the Center for Coaching Solutions and the Center for Coaching Certification. As the Guide from the Side®, she is recognized among the best internationally in coaching, training, conflict management, and facilitation. Cathy is a sought-after trainer and facilitator, freely sharing from her 20 years of experience in business ownership and management. Cathy serves as a Certified Master Coach and certifies others to coach in her ICF-approved coach training programs. Her personal mission statement is “People.” Cathy is known for her passion in sharing the insight, experience, positive attitude, and information that empower others to achieve the results they desire.
Amy Gamblin – Trainer and Service Team Leader - is a Certified Master Coach and a Certified Coach Trainer through the Center for Coaching Certification. She has over 15 years of business experience with a background in project management and training. She specializes in career coaching working with university graduate students. Amy earned her Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from the Patterson School of Diplomacy at the University of Kentucky. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and the National Association of Professional Women.
Laurissa Heller - Trainer & Mentor Coach - is a Certified Master Coach through the Center of Coaching Certification and is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation. She holds a Master’s of Science degree in health promotion, and has served as an adjunct professor with Maryland University’s Integrated Health coaching program. Additionally, she is a yoga teacher who uses her yoga skills to work with vets with PTS. When she is not working, she is with her three kids, riding her bike, or taking a yoga class. Her motto in life is ‘making it happen’.
Lisa Boesen, MAOM, PHR, CMC – Trainer - is a Certified Master Coach with over 35 years in healthcare including acute care and rehabilitation, clinical management, Human Resources, leadership development, and performance improvement. She holds a Masters in Organizational Management plus certificates as a trainer, workshop facilitator, and is a certified compassion fatigue specialist. Lisa loves healthcare and enjoys sharing her expertise and coaching skills with consumers and providers alike. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and the Society for Human Resources Management. In addition to color-coding chaos and blogging lifestyle management tips, she works with clients who want to improve personal management skills, navigate change, and build resiliency during the cycles of career, health and wellness, and life events.
Maile Topliff – Trainer - is a Certified Master and Professional Coach plus a member of the ICF. Maile has deep expertise in Organizational Development, Executive Leadership, and Human Resources. She is a former C-level executive, and understands leadership challenges from the front line to the C-suite. She brings deep curiosity, smarts, and a bit of magic to supporting her clients in making intentional choices and how to excel in their own leadership brand and approach. She delivers practical solutions that align leaders, teams and individuals to deliver optimal business results, and to create a work environment that brings out the best in people. She has worked across multiple industry sectors including: professional services, financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail, and secondary education. She also has experience living and working internationally.
Linda Steen – Trainer - is a Certified Professional Coach and earned her Masters of Organizational Leadership and Development from Seattle University. Linda has deep leadership and entrepreneurial experience with startups, business development, and change initiatives. She aligns with her client in unfamiliar territory to facilitate extraordinary outcomes through coaching. Her deepest joy and mission is facilitating her clients’ true desires to be expressed in the world.
Juanita Bulloch – Service Team - is a Certified Master Coach specializing in Executive, Engineer and Small Business Coaching. Through her years of executive experience, including the presidency of a steel company, she brings a keen understanding of leadership and entrepreneurship and combines it with her coaching by being a strategic partner with clients to motivate and empower them to turn knowledge into action toward desired results. Her natural love of learning prompted her to earn an MBA from Francis Marion, where the School of Business named her “Outstanding Alumnus”. She twice served on the Boy Scouts of America Board and is fondly remembered as the “Popcorn Colonel”. Currently, she volunteers as a math tutor for at-risk students.
Aleishia James Cooper
Aleishia James Cooper - Service Team - is a Certified Professional Coach who is passionate about helping people define their goals so they can move forward with clarity, intention and harmony. She holds a degree in Leadership and Organizational Development from Bastyr University, which has lead her to pursue coaching with individuals and businesses, as well as conflict coaching/resolution, and mediation.
Jaclyn Mandel – Service Team and Social Media Assistant - is a Certified Professional Coach living in Los Angeles, California. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science and has been working with families for over a decade. Jaclyn loves exercising and spending time with her husband, son, and English Bulldog, Emma. Jaclyn is passionate about motivating people to achieve their goals.