Meet some of our EICC graduates:
Gayle Van Gils
Business & Professional Services
Gayle Van Gils is the award winning author of Happier at Work: The Power of Love to Transform the Workplace. An experienced meditation teacher, and a certified instructor of Search Inside Yourself - the mindfulness and emotional intelligence training developed and proven at Google, Gayle is founder of the consulting, training and coaching company Transform Your Culture. A popular mindfulness teacher on the app Simple Habit, and a Goleman EI meta-coach, helping leaders and other coaches to deepen their Emotional Intelligence, Gayle has helped thousands of people to find more peace, energy, inspiration, joy and success in their lives and businesses.
Business & Professional Services
Alexander Kostyuk has more than 25 years of experience in the media industry. For about 15 years he worked in various senior positions at TNS Media Research. Since 2008 he was in charge of international operations of Video Int'l, the biggest adsales operator in Russia. In 2014 he founded a Joint Industry Committee on TV Ratings (JIC). Since July 2016 - Chief Strategic Development Officer at CTC Media
Business & Professional Services
Leo serves as the CEO of United Teletech Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial. For over 20 years he has led his team through many challenging times. He has firsthand experience in how emotional intelligence and mindfulness can make a difference in personal and professional well-being. They have changed the culture and performance at UTF. A certified executive coach and mindfulness instructor, he founded Wisdom Leadership Group, a strategic coaching advisory, to help leaders discover ways mindfulness and emotional intelligence can help deploy their wisdom to solve problems they encounter. He is a dad, a brother, a child and a friend. He's a good guy that is driven to learn and help others. He knits, hikes and enjoys travel.
Business & Professional Services Health Care Psychology & Social Services
Alejandra Navarrete is a Chilean Clinical Psychologist whose interest in consciousness and in the development of human potential has inspired her to seek for different disciplines in this field to work with individuals and in organizations. She is a meditator from the Shambhala Tradition since 2007, Facilitator in Holotropic Breathwork, Master in Human Resources and Organizational Development, Coach in Emotional Intelligence, and now she is going through a Certification to become a Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. Alejandra recently founded her own Consultant with the aspiration to help bring our innate wisdom into organizations.
Business & Professional Services High Tech & IT
Punam combines over 20 years of strong business acumen as a lawyer, exec advisor and strategist with EI skills to bring a unique approach to coaching, business strategy and transformation to create successful, thriving, flourishing businesses with engaged and resilient employees; a launchpad to lower opex and higher profitability. She is motivated by helping you build a deeper level of awareness of yourself and of your business behaviours and using this data to create a powerful change. Punam is passionate about translating EI skills in to tiny shifts in behaviour that pack a punch for the goals you're pursuing and the organisations you lead.
Samuel completed the Goleman EI Coaching Certification program in Dec. 2020. He has facilitated mindfulness groups for over a decade. He holds a doctorate degree in education from the Univrersity of Wyoming. He currently lives in Jackson, Wyoming where he is the Executive Director of Wyoming Stargazing, an educational nonprofit organization that he founded in 2013.
Finance & Insurance Government & Non-Profit Sales & Customer Service
I consider myself a life-long learner with a passion for reading, exercising, meditation and traveling to learn about myself, other cultures and mindsets, and about our planet and global history. In the past 20 years, I have had two careers. During the first one (2000-2010), I grew up professionally in roles such as sales support officer, B2B account manager, banking consultant, head of department, COO, and investment manager. It has been a blessing to be at the forefront of generating new business for a series of wonderful employers. My second career started in 2010, a complete career shift, and has been all about maturing as a professional within the talent development field.
Business & Professional Services Education Health Care High Tech & IT
Rada (she/her) is an experienced coach, trainer, public speaker, and facilitator. Her clients include executives, founders, rising professionals, artists, and coaches/facilitators/healers. She specializes in aligning goals with values for individuals and teams/ organizations to create cultural alignment and collective commitment. She co-founded a consultancy, The Darkest Horse, focused on helping teams build a culture of diversity, equity, accessibility, and radical inclusion. She also co-founded The Rising Practitioners, a national collaborative community of practice and growth for transformational facilitators, coaches, mediators, consultants, and trainers.
Dr. Keyaunoosh Kassauei MD is an international medical graduate (IMG), with a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her respected work during her pathology fellowship in the study of mitochondrial DNA mutations in pancreatic cancer patients has led to several publications in prominent journals of medicine. She is currently a member of ICF (International Coach Federation/Foundation) and also a Fellow at IOC (Institute of Coaching) at Mclean/Harvard Medical School, She also serves on IOC board of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council (DEI). Keyaunoosh is CoAuthor of Best Sellers, "Beautiful Scars" and guest speaker at Iheart/Talk Radio. Dr. Kassuei is Founder of My Conscious Coaching Group, a 501 C3 Nonprofit.
Business & Professional Services
"Patty has worked in business for 25+ years. Holding leadership positions with increasing responsibilities throughout her career. Patty earned a B.A. in Organizational Management and an M.A. in Psychology, Health and Wellness. She has obtained and Executive Leadership and General Management certification. Patty is currently completing an M.B.A. Patty's personal mission is to live with passion and energy each day to create positivity in the pursuit of equality and advancement of under-represented individuals. She values respect for each other, authenticity and accountability. Her mission as an EI coach is to unleash potential to transform lives."
Business & Professional Services Education Finance & Insurance High Tech & IT
"Arash Arabi is a globally recognised transformation consultant, international speaker, entrepreneur and Taekwondo World Champion. His company Sprint Agile, uses an empirical approach to help businesses move from opinion-based decision making to evidence-based decision making. Arash is the author of the Internationally best-selling book, The Wise Enterprise: Reshape your organisation for the age of uncertainty. For more information on Arash's work please visit https://SprintAgile.com.au/the-book/ "
Business & Professional Services Education Government & Non-Profit Health Care Psychology & Social Services Sales & Customer Service
Elizabeth is a certified Emotional Intelligence Coach, writer, and workplace strategist invested in equity and positive social change. Bridging business-oriented strategy and intuition-guided development, she has spent over a decade at the intersection of corporate culture, storytelling, and leadership development-a place where transformation happens. Influenced by neuroscience, theater, spirituality, and a dash of the mystic, she helps individuals and organizations clarify their purpose, communicate authentically, and redefine "business as usual." The founder of New Realm Coaching and Consulting, her approach is both data-driven and intuitive-grounded in the facts while embracing our humanity.
Business & Professional Services Education Government & Non-Profit
"Eva is a Goleman EI certified coach, HR Consultant & career coach with 20 years of experience in different roles in public and international organisations. She has held different managerial, strategic and operational responsibilities in areas such as L&D, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and HR branding, building trustful relationships with leaders and Executive Committees. She focuses on delivering impactful strategies working hand in hand with clients, integrating the diversity and the human dimension in every innovative breakthrough. Eva speaks Spanish, English and French. She enjoys nature, travelling and always learning new things. She practises yoga regularly and meditates every day. "
Business & Professional Services Energy Psychology & Social Services
"Shannon Houde, MBA, ACC, is a certified Leadership Coach and Talent Strategist with 20 years serving as a trusted advisor to evolving change leaders from Managers to CEOs. Ten years ago, she founded Walk of Life Coaching, the first international career development and talent advisory business focused on sustainable business, resilience, corporate responsibility. Shannon has trained more than 1000 professionals to maximize their personal brands to advance their careers that make a difference. As a certified Goleman EI meta coach and accredited in the Game Changer Index©, Shannon leverages NLP and mindfulness when helping clients break through personal barriers."
Business & Professional Services High Tech & IT Psychology & Social Services Sales & Customer Service
Rachael O'Meara, MBA, MA is an leadership coach who empowers her clients to develop their emotional intelligence to stay out of overwhelm and thrive as they feel more energized, empowered and resilient. Rachael's 13 years of experience at Google helps her know what it takes to be a successful leader. Her book Pause was a top business book for your career and was featured in the New York Times, WSJ.com and on the TEDx stage. Rachael lives in San Francisco with her husband and pauses as much as possible to ski, road bike, and BE - a lifelong challenge!
Business & Professional Services Health Care Manufacturing Psychology & Social Services
"Mr. Renny Bloch is a proven leadership and organizational development expert and an ICF certified coach with a focus on helping leaders achieve both personal and organizational objectives. Having worked in several staff and leadership positions in various global organizations, he is a seasoned coach, facilitator, strategist, consultant and educator. Renny values building strong relationships and working through people's challenges in a supportive, safe, judgment-free and fun way. He is passionate about helping others build new skills and increase self-awareness allowing them to grow and develop not just as leaders, but also as people. "
Business & Professional Services
"Nadia is a consultant, EI coach, and founder of Alphard, a social design studio based in Bahrain. Her specialties include organizational culture, social innovation, wellbeing and emotional intelligence. She is fascinated by interpersonal and cross-cultural dynamics. Past clients include Olayan Kimberly-Clarke, The East India Company, GEW, and Aion Digital. Previously, Nadia worked at SHM Productions, EY, Bank ABC and others across Bahrain and London. Nadia completed her MBA as a Fulbright Scholar, and holds an MPhil in International Development from the University of Cambridge. She is a Certified Cross-Cultural Dialogue Facilitator, and Goleman Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach."
Velma L. Cobb
Education Government & Non-Profit
Velma L. Cobb, Ed.D., CPCC, ACC, is Director of the Lander Center for Educational Research in the Touro College Graduate School of Education in New York. Principal and Founder of the V L. Cobb Leadership Group, Velma is an ICF certified leadership coach; trained CARE (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Educators) Mindfulness facilitator; licensed Bigger Game© trainer; and a Leadership Circle Profile© (LCP), LCP Culture Survey©, Emotional and Social Competency Inventory© (ESCI) 360 assessment practitioner. She is a Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence Meta-Coach and a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory© (IDI), and the Intercultural Conflict Styles© (ICS) Inventory.
Business & Professional Services Finance & Insurance High Tech & IT Manufacturing Sales & Customer Service
"""Transformation"" is a central theme in Christoph's life and profession. Soon after starting his consulting and coaching career in 1996, he joined Gemini Consulting, the first global consulting player to design, practice and publish a human-centric approach to Business Transformation. Ever since, he had the privilege to support business leaders with their individual and business transformation (at BOSCH, LINDE, SAP, UBS and more). Christoph follows a transdisciplinary approach, incorporating valuable insights from philosophy, psychology, neuroscience and sociology. Christoph loves people and effectively supports strengthening their emotional intelligence competencies, becoming more effective leaders and business transformers."
Carle Paul is senior physician and professor of Dermatology and Venereology in Toulouse, France since 2006. He has extensive experience in leading multicultural teams in different European countries over the past 25 years in Academia, in private companies (Novartis Pharma) and in non profit organisations. He is dedicated to coach and develop young academic physicians as future leaders. As President of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (2018-2020), he initiated in collaboration with Goleman EI a leadership development program based on emotional intelligence for European leaders. He also performs one-to-one coaching for healthcare workers and pharma industry executives. Carle is fluent in english and french.
Business & Professional Services Energy Finance & Insurance High Tech & IT Manufacturing Psychology & Social Services
Gabriel is a management consultant with over 16 years helping organizations design and execute their transformation programs. Led 40+ local improvement initiatives in 12 countries around the globe, and across several sectors. Transformation programs delivered include agile at scale, lean, operational excellence, and digital transformation. As a leadership and emotional intelligence coach Gabriel helps leaders and organizations develop a more compassionate mindset and approach transformation.
Finance & Insurance High Tech & IT
Tony is a certified Daniel Goleman Emotional Intelligence Coach and accredited member of the International Coach Federation. His experience includes 25+ years in the corporate world working as a consultant and Technology director. Today he helps leaders understand the science of emotional and social intelligence so they can create a culture of trust, collaboration and appreciation. In addition to emotional intelligence, Tony regularly teaches science-based mindfulness at the workplace to help people manage stress and improve their focus. Tony lives in the Bay Area, with his wife and two daughters. His favorite activities are traveling, hiking and ocean diving.
Business & Professional Services Sales & Customer Service
Known as The Leadership Strategist, Galen is one of a handful of African American certified Executive Coaches in North America who can also offer insight from 30 years of operating experience with Fortune 500 companies and 5 years' experience as a brick-and-mortar retail franchisee. Galen has led in industry-leading corporations like Kraft Foods, Imperial Sugar and The Coca-Cola Company. He is consistently sought to advise or serve on premiere non-profit boards. Galen is a published leadership author and has coached or consulted with over 875 senior executives, CEOs and non-profit leaders across 7 countries.
"Gianna began her career as teacher in 1992 in New York City. Her passion for education led her to co-found and lead public, charter conversion, and charter schools in Harlem, New York, and in Denver, Colorado. She has been a teacher, coach, school leader, district level leader, and an independent consultant. Gianna is the co-author of three books about cultivating emotional intelligence in young people: Classroom Management Matters: The Social and Emotional Learning Approach That Children Deserve, No More Taking Away Recess, and The Caring Teacher: Strategies for Working Through Your Own Difficulties with Students. "
Education Government & Non-Profit Psychology & Social Services
Johanna supports the growth of leaders who seek to transform systems to work better for people and communities. She uses science driven and human centered strategies to help people reach their highest potential. Her passion is justice reform and she works with community leaders and government agencies to rethink justice and safety and find new thinking and solutions around what more just and equitable systems can look like. She holds a Master's degree in Educational Psychology, and is an executive coach as a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, a Goleman Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach, Offender Workforce Development Specialist and Global Career Development Facilitator.
Yanneke Josephus Jitta
Buddhist chaplaincy/ EI for Autism
Yanneke feels deeply inspired by the fact that by training our minds, we can align our actions with our desired results. Moreover, in accordance with the most recent scientific findings, she believes that we need to embrace kindness and empathy if we want to arrive at any true development. Yanneke’s Buddhist studies and practice have strengthened her emotional self-awareness, which is the very foundation of emotional intelligence. She enjoys guiding her emotional intelligence coachees towards activating their own EI, and welcomes anyone to join her on this EI journey.
Business & Professional Services
Wendy is a driven HR professional with international blue-chip experience. She advises senior executives on their people and talent strategy; partners with clients to create organizational development programs to grow their teams; and, identifies key senior talent who deliver. As an executive coach, Wendy’s style is empathetic yet challenging and solution-oriented. Her approach enables clients to navigate change with confidence, build resilience, and use emotional intelligence to achieve rapid growth. Wendy is accredited by the ICF, EMCC and was the 1st in Ireland to complete her training and EICC accreditation by the Goleman EI team.