We are the “killer app” of executive coaching! Our diverse experts collaborate as a cohesive team to review each client as a unique case study to broaden the impact and enrich the outcome!
Elie has been a corporate executive, startup founder/CEO, and entrepreneur, and has experienced first-hand the challenges, pressure, and constant demand that senior executives deal with daily!
Additionally, having been a VC investor and global board member with several companies, Elie brings a unique paradigm and approach, working shoulder-to-shoulder with leaders to help them navigate their challenges, and recognize and unleash their best potential.
Elie combines a strategic mind with business acumen and technology expertise, to build trust and energize executives to positively influence their organizations and expedite their career success.
Sharon Root is a highly experienced educator and passionate champion of women’s leadership, inclusion and diversity. She has been responsible for training professionals in the Bay Area for over 20 years, with over 22,000 people trained at 2,000 companies.
Sharon is an executive coach with a passion for empowering women in business, as well as a technology savvy educator, content creator and entrepreneur. Sharon founded Computer Magic Training, LLC and grew the firm into one of the premiere Silicon Valley training providers for customers such as Nikon, Wells Fargo, eBay, Intuitive Surgical, Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific, Bridge Bank, Stanford Hospital, and many others.
Sharon specializes in creating custom curriculum and unique content to maximize the customer experience leading to higher engagement and learning retention. Her superb reputation in the professional development field in the Bay Area and beyond makes Sharon a fantastic trainer and coveted executive coach.
As a Master Trainer, Executive Coach and Instructional Designer, Tara works with clients to transform their performance in the areas of leadership strengths & development, team profiles and building, group dynamics, and presentation and communication skills. Having spent seventeen years with Abbott Labs in the commercial sales organization creating custom large-scale leadership development training programs, she has since brought an experienced and real-world business mindset to numerous companies and teams of different sizes and profiles. Being a certified trainer in several tools, Tara specializes in designing comprehensive individuals and teams’ development plans in distinct yet complementary business sectors and categories. Tara is a certified trainer in the following tools: Myers Briggs Step I & II (MBTI), CliftonStrenghts, Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-I 2.0), Situational Leadership (SLII & LABII), the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode (TKI) and a range of other tools.
Chris is an expert in hands-on lean innovation & design thinking models built specifically for HR teams and practitioners. Leveraging experiences from Intuit and Ten-X where Chris played a lead role in significant digital and cultural transformations, his team’s work focuses on coaching executives, executive teams, and their teams up to meet the challenges of the ever-changing business and work environment of today and tomorrow. His global human resources leadership experience spans more than twenty years in the military, internet, software, e-commerce, network infrastructure, semiconductor, and real estate technology industries in companies like Intuit, Ten-X, Auction.com, and Xilinx
Aram Boyd is a leadership facilitator and executive coach, with over 30 years’ experience in corporate learning and development. He has worked with thousands of leaders in business, government and non-profit organizations across the country and in Japan. He is a skilled coach of presentation, communication, and interpersonal influence strategies, and can help executives in any stage of their careers become better communicators and stronger leaders. Aram holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation (CSP™). He is certified in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Personal Styles Indicator (PSI), and is well practiced in the DiSC Personality Profile, the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Indicator, and a range of 360 Feedback tools. He is also a certified instructor of Crucial Conversations, an internationally acclaimed conflict resolution training program
Steve Stefanik is an executive life coach, author and entrepreneur. He has 30 years’ experience as a corporate professional and business owner, and a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to succeed through life’s toughest challenges. Steve has developed unique expertise in the impact of physical presence and behaviors on the leadership capabilities of executives and aspiring leaders. He coaches through unique and transformative body-centered techniques, which help clients develop command presence, improve self-awareness, and navigate challenging career hurdles. Steve infuses joy into his work and is committed to helping people reach their highest potential to better serve their family, their business and their community
Kal Jurdi is the founder of Fearless Transformation, a successful training and coaching company that provides services to small businesses, multi-level companies, government agencies and nonprofits. As a certified Sandler trainer, he is an expert in building high performance teams, sales training, leadership development, fundraising for nonprofits, and soft skills communication training. He focuses on creating frameworks that breakdown learning strategies into a step-by-step process.
For the past ten years Kal has helped hundreds of his clients transform their business and career impact. His Clients include the Arizona Correctional Industries, Albuquerque Housing Authority, Arizona Fundraising Professionals, Smile Dental Clinics, PrimeView digital marketing, and the Arizona Technology Council.