Curriculum Vitae


Genius Life Group []
ICF Credentialed Master Certified Coach (MCC)
1997 – PRESENT

Coached hundreds of clients through the process of mastering reflective and mindfulness practices and the development of complex skills necessary for effective leadership.

Leadership and coaching projects have included contracts with:

  • Hamline University; St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Vernon County; Viroqua, Wisconsin
  • University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • WomenVenture; St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Western Technical College; Viroqua, Wisconsin
  • Mankato State University; Mankato, Minnesota
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency; Madison, Wisconsin
Specialties: Mindfulness, Neurodiversity and Learning, Behavioral Psychology, Peak Performance, Leadership Development, Mobility and Transitions, Retention of Top Female Talent in STEM Industries, Startup Ecosystems

United States Peace Corps
Environmental Education Volunteer
Feb 1994 – May 1996

Produced the first national environmental education training program for the country of Panama. Coached teachers in classroom methodologies for improved student success. Taught business strategies to members of women’s cooperatives in rural areas. Coached local leaders in identifying and achieving community development goals.

Specialties: Ecology and Stewardship, Data-driven Instruction, Social- Emotional Learning, Curriculum Design & Implementation, Teacher Training, Community Development, Diplomacy, Startups, Strategic Partnerships


  • MA – Psychology; Saybrook University (expected June 2019)
  • BS – Environmental Studies / Education, with honors; University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


  • Master Certified Coach Credential — International Coach Federation
  • Teaching Credential, Life Sciences — State of California
  • Teaching Credential, Earth and Space Sciences — State of California


  • Professional Coach Certification — Learning Journeys Center of Coaching
  • Integrative Wellness Coaching Certificate — Saybrook University
  • Leading Organizational Transformation Certificate — Saybrook University (expected June 2019)
  • Healing Touch Energy Medicine Practitioner, Levels 1, 2, and 3 — Healing Touch Integrative Care Program

Additional Training:

  • Positive Psychology — The Flourishing Center
  • Sustainable Compassion Training — Courage of Care Coalition (Meditation/Mindfulness)
  • Conflict Resolution and Restorative Justice Training — Minnesota Department of Corrections
  • Psychological Recovery & Disaster Mental Health Training — Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Yoga Teacher Training — YK International
  • Outdoor Adventure Leadership; University of Minnesota
  • Diversity Training for Overseas Diplomats — United States Peace Corps