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Watch Valerie speak about "Leadership Critical Success Factors"  https://youtu.be/PbZBLbdKj64


Meet the Coach

Valerie is an accomplished Leadership-Executive Coach; she provides leadership coaching to leaders, managers and business owners in a variety of industries: technology, healthcare, energy, consumer products, retail, and transportation. Her clients agree she provides a strategic perspective to improve performance and business results. She has a proven track record of helping business leaders transform their challenges into opportunities to achieve their success goals.  Her areas of expertise are Executive Presence, global team leadership and employee engagement. 

Valerie's Areas of Differentiation

Valerie's 25+ years of management experience and global team leadership at Fortune 100 companies in global sales, market research, customer segmentation, and External Affairs provide a solid background to her coaching approach. This experience along with her MBA in Economics and her current entrepreneurial business contribute to her high client satisfaction.

Certifications and Assessments

Valerie is certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) at PCC level; she is a mentor coach.  She is certified in key assessments and organizational development tools such as: MBTI – Myers Briggs, DISC, MLQ 360, Lominger Voices 360, Hogan Inventories, Thomas Kilmann Conflict Instument, and Leadership Challenge and 360. Her article on "Generational Similarities" appeared in September issue of Choice Magazine, the global publication of the ICF and coaching.



  • Executive Presence – Keys to Getting Promoted

  • Difference Between Manager, Coach and Mentor in Motivating Employees to High Performance

  • 5 Components of Emotional Intelligence Improve Leadership and Engage Employees

  • Transitioning an Organizational Culture to a Coaching Culture

  • Using Coaching Skills to Improve Leadership

  • Understanding Generational Characteristics Improve Team Leadership

  • Assertive Communication Models for Women"


Professional & Community Leadership Positions

Valerie is a past President and Executive Board member of the Dallas Association of Business Economists, Executive Women of Dallas and the International Coaching Federation (ICF)-North Texas.

She received her PCC coaching certification and training from University of Texas Dallas Graduate School of Management.

She speaks at national and global conferences on coaching, leadership, and communication. She has an MBA in Economics and is an adjunct professor.