Designing Your Life Certified Coaches:
Meghan Lazier is a coach, designer, and educator. She brings the best parts of the design process to those looking for change and growth in their lives. She values fun and her coaching style is exploratory, playful, and filled with joy. Meghan is on the teaching team at IDEO U, and she holds an MFA in Design for Social Innovation from the School of Visual Arts. Previously she was a Fulbright ETA in Hong Kong and organized the first-ever TEDx event in Afghanistan.
Mark K. House
After 30+ years in Tech related leadership, Mark has been coaching professionally for nearly 15 years. His focus is helping leaders at all levels develop themselves and high performing teams. In addition to C-level leaders, he has a passion for mid-career leaders (particularly MBA students) and has helped many redirect their careers into much more satisfying and productive paths.
Erica’s mission is to empower others so they may thrive. As a Senior Executive Coach at pLink Leadership, Erica facilitates large groups and works one on one with leaders to accelerate their self awareness and impact. In 2016, Erica applied DYL concepts to her own life, successfully transitioning from Coast Guard Commander to civilian leader.
As the founder of Miceli Leadership Coaching, Roberta takes a unique approach to leadership coaching by creating customized partnerships with each client. Clients identify their own personal goals, define a success summit and create an action plan to reach their goals and maintain success. Roberta is a highly sought after leadership coach in part because clients move past obstacles and achieve success through their work with her.
Joan Cheverie, DYL Certified Facilitator and DYL Certified Coach
Joan is a certified Designing Your Life Facilitator and Coach. Her work as a Partner and Co-founder at Fieldbrook Advising, together with her colleagues, focuses on empowering people to grow and thrive through the use of design thinking tools, frameworks, and mindsets. Joan is also a Certified Conversational Intelligence® Coach and holds a certificate in emotional intelligence and appreciative inquiry. She views her coaching and facilitation as a catalyst for people to succeed with compassion, courage, wisdom, and clarity. Her coaching style helps individuals understand who they are (and are becoming) in their profession and how to bring this to every aspect of their lives.
Alan Heymann has a knack for coaching fellow introverts, helping them find their superpowers in an extroverted world. Alan also specializes in coaching through transitions — such as the transition from individual contributor to leader, the transition into a larger and more complex role, or the transition into a different career. He brings a warm, open and energetic presence to his coaching clients. To date, Alan has coached leaders who were born in 19 countries and work on 5 continents.
An expert communicator and engaging speaker, Alan spent more than two decades in public, government and nonprofit communications -- leading teams from 2 to more than 100 people who use words and images to inspire positive change in society. Inspired by a career transformation he brought about with the support of an executive coach, Alan decided to become a coach himself. He founded Peaceful Direction in April 2019.
Susan is a leadership coach with 30 years’ experience in business development and team building in the private and non-profit sectors in the US and around the world. She helps leaders realize their unique strengths, navigate complex challenges, and achieve bold goals. She partners with clients to strengthen their relationships and performance and to find deeper meaning and fulfillment in their lives. Known for her positive, realistic, and supportive approach, Susan works with mid- and senior-level professionals who want to work through intractable situations, advance within their fields, or explore entirely new possibilities. Susan earned a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and is certified in several assessments. She holds a MA in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a BA from Mt Holyoke College. She lives in Washington, DC, and has lived in Teheran, Riyadh, Brussels, Madrid and London. Susan speaks French and Spanish and brings a deep understanding of different cultures from her work with leaders in Africa, Europe, the Mideast, Asia, and the Americas.
Rebecca Aman is a Career and Life Design Coach at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, where her work focuses on empowering all students, irrespective of their backgrounds, to fulfill their life’s purpose. In her work Rebecca creates immersive life design groups, workshops, and experiential activities, that help her clients address where they are now, and where they want to go. She has a deep passion for working in cross-cultural settings, with diverse communities, underrepresented groups, and women of color in particular. Rebecca has lived, volunteered, and worked in East Africa, Latin America and the United States. In addition to her coaching practice, Rebecca works as an advisor for the international youth peacebuilding network, Global Unites.
With over 30 years in the nonprofit sector, Bob’s focus is to bring coaching to nonprofit leaders. His niche is working with founders and long-term executive directors. Having served in a variety of leadership roles at nonprofit organizations, Bob understands first-hand the challenges faced by leaders committed to mission-related work. He brings the Designing Your Life experience to leaders who want to redesign or reinvent their current role or who want to explore what is next for them after departing their organization. He is committed to helping leaders thrive in their current role or in their next, great adventure!
Monu Harnal is an Instructional Designer, yoga teacher, President of the Board for a non-for-profit insurance organization, trainer and coach. She’s taken her life's work to build mindful coalitions with diverse groups at home and around the world. She understands the importance of staying adaptable, forward thinking, focused, and above all, service oriented. Light bulb moments of self-discovery underscores her belief that self-knowledge is power that fuels human potential and possibilities and leads the way to wisdom that may have a domino effect within one’s family, community and the world at large. Her strong need to grow spiritually is fulfilled by practicing and teaching yoga. Yoga has instilled a momentum to continue her development and create ways to engage kindly with the world. Though she is a lifelong learner, she believes her yoga experience helps her in the art of coaching to transform client’s self-knowledge that will, in turn, blossom into wisdom. Monu has a masters in education and coaching from George Washington University.
Daniel Stoltzfus MD
Professor, Anesthesiology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Past Chairman, Department of Critical Care Medicine – MedStar Health, Washington Hospital Center
Leadership Positions within Military, Veteran Administration, Academic Medical Center, and Private Practices
COACHING PHILOSOPHY AND FOCUS
• Insight and Inspiration through Coaching and Consulting (I2C2)Meeting client’s needs as a Coach, Mentor or Educator
• Resilience, reducing burnout, increasing energy and engagement.
• Polarity and second order thinking leading to quality decision making.
• Transitions and work-life balance
I SUPPORT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN PERSONAL AND TEAM GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT