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Vickie Mudra, MPH, PCC

President, Goodyear

Founder and CEO of the Institute for Deliberate Practice, Vickie Mudra has over 30 years of leadership experience helping people master the art of getting from where they are to where they want to go by discovering their purpose and building their personal and organizational resilience. She invites her clients to open their minds and hearts to what's possible by asking, "What if it could be different?" for themselves, their teams, and their entire organization.

Fueled by her commitment to helping leaders and teams challenge their status quo and find a better path forward, combined with her goal to bring joy into the workplace, Vickie is passionate about empowering those committed to teaching, caring for, and protecting their communities to also care for themselves and each other.

Vickie holds a master's degree in Public Health, with graduate certification in Disaster Management. She is an executive and team coach certified in Conversational Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence, is a Resilience First Aid Instructor, as well as an Energy Leadership Practitioner, who understands the critical importance of ensuring organizations around the globe have a happy, healthy, mission-ready workforce.

Lori Raggio

President-Elect, Goodyear

Lori Raggio, MBA, SHRM-CP, PHR, Founder and CEO of Inspire Greatness Coaching and Consulting, LLC, serves as the creation catalyst, soul activist, and intuitive transformation alchemist helping women leaders and entrepreneurs remove their armor, find their authentic self, and live aligned with their passion and purpose.

Lori is a compassionate, strategic, innovative, and results oriented leadership and life coach; human capital consultant; transformational retreat leader and best-selling author with over 25 years of progressive experience in private and public fast paced entrepreneurial growth organizations. Lori has coach certifications in Conversational Intelligence; Intelligent Leadership; Narrative Coaching; Integrative Development; and Team Coaching. Lori co-created the coaching component of the new Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute at Towson University Maryland and is one of twelve founding coaches for the Coaching Collective.

Lori serves on three boards of nonprofit organizations that have missions that align with her goal to support organizations and individuals to thrive in their greatness.

Lori is a lifelong learner, powered by purpose, driven by insatiable curiosity with a passion to build a better community one conversation at a time.

Andrea Sholer, MA, PCC

Immediate Past President, Scottsdale

Andrea has been a life coach for 15 years and is the author of the upcoming book “Soul-Centered Coaching—How Highly-Sensitive Practitioners Can Use Their Unique Talents to Build a Prosperous Business.”

She grew up in Southern California and is a graduate of UCLA with a degree in art and design, having specialized in computer graphics before it was even a viable career—going on to become a visual effects compositor on some of the most well-loved films ever made, such as “Titanic.” Seeking a change-of-pace and career, she left VFX to obtain a masters degree in Spiritual Psychology with the intention of becoming a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, but instead fell in love with coaching and the proactive transformation opportunities it affords to her clients.

In addition to her role as Immediate Past President on the ICFAZ board, and frequent volunteer work as a Team Captain for the Freedom To Choose Prison Projects, she is also a certified Somatic Coach, and continually deepens her own coaching mastery through ongoing training at the Strozzi Institute, and the Amanda Blake Your Body Is Your Brain program.

Linda Martin

Vice President Finance, Tempe

I am honored to be able to submit my interest in being part of the ICF AZ Chapter Board. I have had a long work history in leadership and development – primarily in the healthcare field for the past 30+ years. I had the good fortune of working with some inspiring leaders, which shaped my passion for helping people grow into their best selves. I obtained my coaching certification from International Coach Academy in 2007 to support my supervisory responsibilities. As part of my coaching development, I believe even more in the power of coaching – for myself personally (to be my best self) and to be fully supportive and present for others. The gift of coaching is especially needed now due to all our current societal challenges. Since retiring in late 2018, I am an active Board of Director member of Tempe Community Council – focused on Tempe resident human services funding.

Laura Vanderberg, PCC

Secretary, Prescott

Dr. Laura Vanderberg, PCC, is a certified coach, scientist and leadership developer that empowers leaders to achieve extraordinary results in their careers and in their lives. She is a consummate learner, a prolific sharer of knowledge and brings all of her career, life and training experience to her coaching. Laura’s 25+ year scientific career spans bench research, people management and program management. She served as a science advisor for the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), was Chief Scientist for a small business, and currently co-owns a technical consulting company.

Laura’s training as a coach is as diverse as her scientific career and includes certification with Accelerating Coach Excellence-Journey to Mastery, CoachU’s Advanced Training Program, and Mayo Clinic health and wellness coach training. Laura currently serves as a Foundational Coach for BetterUp, and works with clients through her consulting company, Newton Services. Laura, her husband and their 2 furry kids live in Prescott AZ.

Deborah Dworkin Thompson, ACC

VP of Social Impact, Phoenix

Deborah Thompson is a Leadership Coach, Lifecycles Capacity Consultant and Strategic Transformational Leader with over 25 years of experience leading, managing and supporting nonprofit organizations. She served as national Vice President of Chapter Advancement with Make-A-Wish America, Chief Operating Officer for New Pathways for Youth, and held fundraising, governance and operations roles for organizations in the arts, higher education, workforce development and behavioral health. She currently serves as a Faculty Associate in Board Governance at Arizona State University. In 2019 Deborah launched Studio 929 West, an independent firm offering leadership coaching, governance training, strategic consulting and interim executive leadership for nonprofit organizations and companies seeking to grow their social impact. Deborah serves on the Board of the Story Preservation Association and volunteers for Catchafire, Onward Hope, and New Pathways for Youth. Deborah holds a Master’s in Organizational Management and received her Whole Person Certified Coach training through Coach Training World.

Rose Snyder

VP of Operations, Tucson

Rose has a Master of Organizational Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Rose has trained extensively with Board Source, formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards and is one of only a handful in the world, trained to conduct Psycho-geometrics® (Shapes) communication seminars. In 2020, Rose received her ACC credential through the International Coaching Federation. Rose is also a leading governance consultant for national and regional organizations across the country. Her unique experience in the Olympic sports world at USA Swimming, U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee allows her to “coach” and prepare boards, staff, and c-suite executives for high performance.

Rose’s expertise in team building and passion for excellence helps organizations advance their mission and improve effectiveness. Her cornerstone programs include team building, communication, strategic planning and performance and leadership coaching. Doing Shapes by Psychogeometrics is the foundation to all her trainings.

Rose is married to Charlie Snyder who heads up marketing and communication for the College of Fine Arts at the University of Arizona. She is excited to be back in Tucson as she is a proud Alumna of the U of A. Rose and Charlie have three grown children: Carli Rose, Gina Maria, and Sam Andrew.

Rebecca Wagner, ACC

Vice President Communications & Marketing, Fountain Hills

Rebecca has enjoyed a 30+ year career in various Human Resources roles, most recently as an L&D Consultant with Cargill, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN. In November of 2019, she and her husband of 31 years, Tom, completed their multi-year transition to Arizona and enjoyed their first glorious AZ winter very much!

Rebecca achieved her ACC credential in 2016, and is also a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach through CTI. In addition, she is the founder and principle of her Coaching and Consulting business, SolGeo LLC, which represents what she calls her “encore career.”

Through SolGeo, she works with small to mid-sized businesses, helping them build strong leaders, manage change more effectively, and enhance employee engagement, all with the purpose of driving business results. As a Leadership Coach, Rebecca partners with individual leaders who want to build more trusting, positive relationships with employees, and improve engagement and retention. As a Life Coach, she also helps individuals facing a life transition, difficult relationships, career frustrations, or a weak sense of life purpose.

Suzanne McFarlin, PCC

Vice President Outreach & Partnerships, Tucson

Suzanne helps people stand tall in their capabilities so they can contagiously change the world. She is fascinated with human potential and the spirit it takes to maximize it. Her style reflects a balance between intuition and practicality to help her clients achieve their best.

She specializes in leadership development and executive coaching in the academic, aerospace industry, banking, hospitality, public accounting and legal industries. Suzanne became a certified coach with best-selling author Dr. Martha Beck and earned certifications with the International Coaching Federation, the Center for Credentialing and Education, and the American Society for Training and Development. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from the University of Michigan and is a Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellow through the University of Arizona.

Involved in community organizations and causes, Suzanne believes in speaking up and stepping up and lives by the motto, “If not me, then who?” She is a graduate, board member, former Executive Director and Past President of Greater Tucson Leadership, as well as the 2005 recipient of the Brigadier General Ronald L. Kurth Merit Award for Leadership and the 2019 Alumni Excellence Award.

Eric Franco, ACC

Vice President Member Eperience: Southern Arizona, Tucson

Eric M. Franco is an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, Talent Strategy Manager, Leadership Coach, and Knowledge Manager for Quality and Mission Assurance within Raytheon Missile and Defense. Responsibilities include oversight for 1000 plus employees through the talent lifecycle (onboarding, learning, talent development, coaching, measurements and organizational data support). In addition, Eric is the President of Franco I/O Consulting LLC., a multifaceted company that supports individuals and organizations to meet/break their goals and vision through the use of coaching and I/O Psychology methods and resources.

Eric is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), American Society for Quality (ASQ), Association for Talent Development (ATD), International Coaching Federation (ICF), Organizational Development Network, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

Sally Dimond, ACC

Vice President Member Experience: Central Arizona, Carefree

Sally Dimond, RN, MHA, MBA, ACC

Sally Dimond is an ACC credentialed Leadership Coach with 35 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry. With a background in nursing and health and business administration, Sally has observed the impact leaders have on teams and how some leaders engage and develop their teams resulting in the leader feeling less stressed and more energized. With a certification in Coaching from Hudson Institute of Coaching, Sally is now focusing her passion of coaching by partnering with leaders so they can find fulfillment in developing their strong and engaged teams.

Helping people find their full potential while also seeing the broader picture of how they impact the world, is what provides excitement to Sally.

Philip Gustafson, PCC

VP of Professional Development, Sun City

I am Phil Gustafson an ELCA Certified coach with a PCC Credential from the International Coaching Federation (2020) and a Lutheran pastor since 1979 (retiring in 2020). I am also a master practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and use that extensively in my coaching. My coaching experience began unofficially in 2007 and formalized training as an ELCA (Judicatory) Coach was in 2014. My ELCA coaching experience has been with Rostered Leaders in transition to assist them in healthy, resourceful outcomes for their transition, often using a journey metaphor and the lens of a faith mindset. In furthering my training with the iNLP Center in NLP and Coaching I am creator and instructor in the Spiritual Leader Certification Course there. In my other coaching I also assist individuals and teams in exploring resourceful options in a variety of circumstances.
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