From our first session, I felt an instant comfort with Suzanne. I valued the experiences and expertise she brought to the conversations, and I could count on her to hold me accountable, while not having even a hint of judgement. I valued her ability to actively listen and connect the dots from conversation to conversation, often making connections that I may have missed. Her coaching style allowed me to be vulnerable because I knew she was pushing me to be my professional best-recognizing both my growth areas and strengths. I highly recommend Suzanne to any individual or organization-all will come out better from their time with her.
My work with Suzanne was instrumental in building our talent department. Her expertise supported my ability to lead a new, growing team in establishing and operationalizing our district’s human capital strategy. Suzanne’s coaching and wealth of experience working with high-performing teams was instrumental in helping me develop the management systems and habits that drive our continued success.
Suzanne is able to weave together her own set of diverse experiences with deep knowledge of the nonprofit sector and talent best practices to provide invaluable thought partnership and professional development to nonprofit leaders. Suzanne is able to quickly establish rapport and credibility given her wealth of knowledge and warm demeanor, which allows her to push clients quickly in high stakes environments. Suzanne is a pleasure to work with- she responds quickly to feedback and delivers exactly what was promised. We consider Suzanne an invaluable asset to our portfolio and are excited to continue working with her in the future.
Suzanne is a phenomenal executive coach. Whenever I’m wresting with a big challenge or opportunity, I know I can count on her for wise counsel and helpful thought partnership. Education Pioneers and I have benefited immensely over the years from her ability to ask great questions and think through important decisions.
Suzanne’s expertise and coaching style made it not only easy to talk to her, but also made our time spent working together incredibly insightful and valuable. She was able to support me in all facets of my work, providing coaching on everything I brought to her, including interactions with individuals in my organization, team structure and management, talent-specific questions and my own professional growth. In every conversation with Suzanne, I was able to successfully work through challenging topics and walked away with clear next steps and examples to bring into my work immediately. I could not recommend a coach more highly!
Suzanne was a godsend to our organization. She has a really strong ability to assess a situation, identify the need and facilitate an inclusive process to develop a shared goal and plan. She also is able to work very well independently or with groups. Her work products are top notch, and she always delivers ahead of schedule. I would highly recommend her and hope to work with her again.
Suzanne’s coaching was instrumental in helping me deepen my self-awareness as a people & culture leader. She brought to bear expertise and used tools and frameworks that helped me gain new understandings about my development and career path. I looked forward to our sessions; she held me accountable and pushed me to overcome obstacles. Suzanne’s approach is the just the right mix of honestly, directness, insight, and affirmation.
Suzanne demonstrates coaching skills that have been extremely impactful in clarifying my pathway for professional growth and the growth of my Talent department. The strong relationship we formed is the catalyst for our accomplishments together. Suzanne has been instrumental in assisting me with creating and fine-tuning our plans for recruitment, retention, and hiring according to best practices while aligning them to our school’s needs. We are making strides toward a stronger and department thanks to Suzanne.
Suzanne is a dynamic individual who actively listens to clients and coaches them toward outcomes or solutions to challenges. She encourages her clients to think in innovative ways and uses questioning techniques that allow for problem solving at an individualized level, as opposed to a one-size fits all approach. I have enjoyed coaching from Suzanne, and it has had immensely impacted my leadership and staff development skills.