Dr. Towanna Burrous, President, CoachDiversity Institute is a best-selling author, trainer, and ICF professional certified coach (PCC) based in Washington, DC. As a much sought-after executive coach, Towanna’s mission is to empower diverse communities through executive coaching. The CoachDiversity team delivers training and curriculum for to-be coaches and customized diversity and leadership programs for corporate and individual clients. Towanna spent 28 years in both the federal government and the private sector that has led to her serving a broad range of business executives, sales, and IT (information technology) professionals. She uses her expertise to help businesses shape corporate strategies that produce positive bottom-line benefits. Towanna has a Doctorate of Education from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate of Divinity from Elbon-Solutions College of Ministry, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Howard University.
Bill Carrier, President of Carrier Leadership Coaching Inc., specializes in coaching senior executives and senior teams in leadership, executive presence, and organizational impact. The Executive Director of the Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches community for the top leadership professionals in the world, Bill is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, former Army officer, and Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar. Bill anchors his coaching in extensive practical leadership experience and a firm belief that we are all part of something bigger than ourselves. An executive coach and thought partner to CEOs and senior leaders, Bill leverages best-practice from neuroscience, ontology, movement psychology/somatics, and West Point leadership development. Executive coaching clients include CEOs, CTOs and SVPs of corporations from $100M to $70B in annual revenue; a winner of the Navy’s Zumwalt Award (annually given to the best captain of a ship in the US Navy); TED Fellows; and senior executives at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. He is co-founder and co-editor of The Future of Coaching magazine.
Sharon Coleman has over 1,000 hours of experience coaching executives and middle managers in corporate and non-profit sectors. In her coaching, Sharon works with individual and team/group clients supporting a variety of industry segments. Her broad-based experience with IBM nets her with solid business expertise; providing a “general manager” foundation for her executive coaching. Sharon contributed significantly to the development of coaching within IBM. Additionally, her team is a three-time awardee of the coveted International Coaching Federation (ICF) PRISM award. The PRISM Award recognizes individuals and organizations that are committed to using coaching to enhance and improve their leadership and become more competitive in their industries. One of her most meaningful contributions to the coaching industry was her service as one of 10 distinguished coaches, responsible for the education content delivered during the annual ICF conference in Montreal, Canada. Sharon also served as Secretary and VP – Programs on the Board of Directors of the ICF-North Texas Chapter.Download Article 1K Club