Meet Our Coaches
When you are choosing a coach, consider the following …
- All of our coaches are trained and certified professionals specifically selected to work with Year Up
- Think about what is important to you in a coach you work with. Review the full coach bios if you would like to learn more about them. If you have no specific preferences, you can indicate “No Preference” when you book your first session to choose based on availability.
- The coaching relationship is about connection and fit. While a coach’s bio can give you a sense of them, your first conversation will help you decide for sure. You may choose to change your coach after the first session and restart the program if you like.
Pat’s focus in working with you is to bring clarity to complex situations, distill the key points, and help you develop meaningful solutions. Her goal is to help you achieve a high degree of self-understanding and find ways to bring your best self forward in your work.
Anne K. Bates
Anne is a leadership and career coach. Her passion is to help people see their potential and reach their goals and aspirations. Anne’s pastoral background allows her to help clients integrate meaning and spirit into their work.
Sherry has experience with career management, transitions, emotional intelligence and employee engagement. Utilizing a systems-based approach to coaching, she challenges you to recognize and leverage your unique gifts and talents and tap into your potential to deliver tangible, sustainable results.
Nicole’s blend of corporate communications experience and as a musician brings eloquence and art to her career coaching. Her passion for developing mid-level professionals drives her dedication to helping them grow into more effective leaders with greater impact.
Trishia focuses on professional and personal transitions. She offers honest and action-oriented coaching engagements that challenge you and bring out your best in your professional life. She has extensive experience in non-profit and higher education environments.
Stephanie’s draws her extensive experience in working with clients at all stages of their careers from her background in small business and entrepreneurial ventures. She focuses on helping clients create clarity and positive change.
Ivan’s background in information technology coupled with his passion for wellness and life combine to offer clients a holistic, balanced approach to getting the most from their professional career and personal life.
David’s experience includes nearly 10 years at the Year Up NCR site. As a trained coach and a committed supporter of the Year Up mission, David brings passion to working with professionals at all levels to create impact in their work.
Jonathan “Jeb” Bates
Jeb has worked extensively with leaders and other professionals at Year Up nationally and manages the relationship between Year Up and ThoughtAction. Jeb coaches leaders to take their careers to the next level.
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ThoughtAction, a Massachusetts-based executive coaching, leadership development and team coaching firm, uses brain-based coaching science to help clients deliver performance, engagement and results. Founded in 2009, the company works with global organizations to build leadership capacity, expand the impact and effectiveness of professionals at all levels and develop high-performance teams.
ThoughtAction’s unique Results System™ approach empowers clients to rapidly get to the root of their challenges and create sustainable change for individuals and the organization. The Results Accelerator™ coaching experience provides transformational insights for executive leaders and high-potential team members. The Results Roadmap™ for Teams creates rapid alignment for teams and resolves the underlying issues that hijack performance.
ThoughtAction’s team of experienced and certified coaches and consultants create solutions for corporate clients and non-profit organizations.