About Me

I believe wholeheartedly that you have infinite potential. Whatever you want in your work and your life, you’re capable of manifesting. I know from personal experience that it often takes an outside thought partner to help you see possibilities you are not capable of seeing in yourself, create a bigger vision and put a plan in place to align the life you are living with the life you want. I’m excited to be that strategic support partner for my clients.

My Story

I’m a life-long learner who values connection, purpose and authenticity. My values and vision now drive everything I do, but that wasn’t always the case.

For ten years, I was a commercial litigation attorney. I was good at lawyering, and by all objective measurements I was thriving. But despite my outward picture of success, I didn’t feel successful on the inside. Instead, I was drained, dimmed down and burned out. I knew I couldn’t sustain that feeling forever, but I felt stuck and without options. And I was moving at such a frenetic pace, I feared if I stopped to even process, everything would fall apart.

  

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
-Anais Nin
 

A New Beginning

Finally, I invested the time in myself.

In partnership with my own coach, I realized that when you become aware that the way you’re showing up in your life isn’t working for you, you can make a choice to pivot. It’s that simple, but it’s not necessarily easy.

Through deep inner work, I slowly let go of old beliefs about who I was supposed to be and adopted new ones about who I am and what is possible for me.

By reconnecting with my values, my strengths and my passion, I reconnected with myself. 

It was no surprise that I wasn’t fulfilled because the work I was doing and the model in which I was working were no longer aligned with who I am or what I want out of my life. 

After doing my own self-reflection, all I could see was high-achieving professionals all around me who felt just like I had. Because working with a coach was so life-changing for me, I ultimately decided to undergo training myself through the most comprehensive coach training program available.   

My practice is devoted to helping high-achieving professionals, leaders and teams explore untapped potential as a means of enhancing purpose, engagement and performance. My approach is people-centric and outcome driven. I hold space for my clients to share all the thoughts spinning around in their heads without any fear of judgment. I listen deeply to help connect abstract dots, and then together we chart a path forward. I bring force and love in equal parts — giving clients a firm push, followed by hug!    

On a More Personal Note…

There’s nothing I love more

 than a good read, a soulful, sweaty yoga class, and deep, engaging conversation. I have two little ones who keep me on my toes and have already taught me more than I could ever teach them. I grew up in New Orleans, so good food is a requirement and coffee shops are my happy place. I’m pretty sure I was French in a past life. I love to travel and especially enjoy wandering and getting lost in a new city.

Care About My Credentials?

I have a Bachelor of Science from Washington University in St. Louis and a law degree from Washington University School of Law. For ten years, I advised companies from startup to Fortune size in a variety of complex litigation matters, including commercial, maritime and intellectual property. I have worked closely with C-suite executives, mid- level management and everyone in between. I successfully tried complex matters in state and federal court before judges and juries (including a copyright infringement case against Katy Perry!). I’m also a committed volunteer and have been honored for my community leadership.

I became a Certified Professional Coach by undergoing extensive training through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), a premier program accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). I am also a Certified Master Practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index™ (ELI), an attitudinal assessment that has powerful application for individuals and teams. As a certified and accredited coach, I am proud to abide by all of the professional and ethical obligations prescribed by the ICF. 

If you are ready to start living and leading bigger

 to inspire yourself and others toward better, I’d love to partner with you.

Integrating work and life to maximize fulfillment and productivity

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