Michele Brown


Michele has 25 years of corporate leadership experience focused on transforming individuals and teams to achieve superior strategic business outcomes. Each program is customized to the special needs of the client, ranging from one-to-one coaching to overall performance and change management.

Michele brings extensive business experience from her corporate career to guide her clients through the IntuAction Coaching program. This expertise, combined with her training at the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC), enables her to formulate strategies for excelling in leadership along with practical application of essential tools and techniques to help her clients achieve their desired success.

Michele is a Certified Behavioral and Values Analyst and TriMetrix ™ Specialist, which she uses in her executive coaching, leadership development, and skill building programs. With a unique assessment expertise, Michele specializes in leadership development and executive coaching. Her high impact development efforts center on developing leaders by gaining an in- depth understanding of the skills needed to execute the role, the current skills of the leader, and the gaps that need to be addressed. Michele is known for delivering frank and revealing feedback with compassion and a focus on results. She provides assessments for a wide range of organizational needs.

Michele is a proud graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10.000 Small Businesses Program.


Sidney Davis

Sydney Davis is a dedicated life changer. Her ability to see issues clearly and communicate the next steps makes her both potent and practical. Sydney’s training in ConsciousLeadership grounds her in a unique understanding of transformative principles. She has over 20 years of professional experience as an educator and a trainer. That combined with a Masters in Counseling and a certification in coaching brings added value to clients.


Amy Minkoff

Amy Minkoff, CPC, helps difference-making leaders build their ideal results in work and life that align even more with their own definition of success - and happiness - while optimally serving their business. Clients rave about her ability to inspire them to achieve results they once only dreamed of. Amy was trained as a Certified Professional Coach 9 years ago by the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching and has received advanced trainings and certifications from the Life Mastery Institute. She has led cross functional teams at a leading global company for 25 years and earned her MBA from Columbia University and her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia.


Lisa Panarello

Lisa is an experienced trainer and facilitator. With an entrepreneurial mindset and unique blend of humor and practicality, Lisa provides insights and strategies that stimulate positive change in thought and behavior. She has been regarded for her resourceful, forward-thinking, no-nonsense approach to business balanced by an unwavering positive attitude and caring heart.

Lisa earned a BBA Degree in Marketing from Baruch College and a Certificate in Career Planning from NYU. She knows how to get things done efficiently with purpose, and empower others to achieve beyond expectations.


Frederica A. Peterson

Frederica is a solutions–oriented professional with a 20+ year track record of success in building, strengthening and aligning talent, leadership, and organizational development programs with evolving business goals that positioned KPMG and Verizon Wireless for growth.

Frederica holds a MA in Organizational Behavior from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a certification in Image Consulting from the NY Fashion Institute of Technology. She is also a 2015 NJ Assembly Resolution Honoree for International Coaching Week for her contributions to the coaching profession for the past 20 years.


Raj Tedla

Described as “personable, insightful, effective, motivational and results oriented” by IAC clients. Rajesh (Raj) offers wisdom, experience and proven processes to move executives, leaders, entrepreneurs and individuals to a heightened awareness and effectiveness. Raj respectfully provokes and partners with clients to help each define and develop authentic, strengths-based success. Since 1990, he has coached more than 2,500 senior leaders and executive. 


Trayvick Terry

Terry leveraged 20 years of corporate experience, leading major F500 organizations and driving breakthrough results to becoming a consultant in 2006. Notable corporate experiences include assignments at General Motors, Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, and R. R. Donnelley. Terry’s corporate experience includes everything from Cash Manager at Procter and Gamble (where he managed daily the $30Billion in annual cash) to President of R. R. Donnelley’s $1 Billion Global Financial Services Business. 

Terry has successfully provided strategic and execution direction for clients at Pepsico, Kraft Foods, John Houston Custom Homes, Emacx Systems, American Dehydrated Foods, U.S. Foods, and others.

Terry holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from the University of Cincinnati; and an MBA – Finance and Marketing from Columbia Business School. 


Carl Nielson

Carl has years of experience assisting senior leadership and board of directors in making sustained improvements in workforce performance at the organizational, managerial and individual level. 
As an executive coach and talent management consultant Carl:

• Conducts organizational and individual diagnostics, and identifies and addresses organizational performance improvement strategies

• Designs job competency maps and administers candidate assessments, providing talent match analysis for hiring and development.

• Provides best-in-class applicant tracking and job posting tools to support hiring workflow.


Laura Quiros

Dr. Laura PhD, has extensive experience in the area of Diversity & Inclusion.  She works to find spaces to advance inclusion within the academic, corporate and non-profit sectors and helps connect leadership to missions and agendas of diversity, equity and inclusion. Laura uses her relationship building skills as a way to foster inclusion by helping to increase awareness and forward moving action. 

What began as work in the clinical arena has transitioned to working with organizational cultures in particular, executive leadership, in a consulting, coaching and team building capacity. Although she continues to train front line staff, she remains acutely aware of and in tune with the macro organizational culture.

Laura is also an Associate Professor of Social Work at Adelphi University School of Social Work. She teaches social work practice at the Doctoral and Masters levels.



Donato Gradone

Donato is a Human Resources Professional with over 28 years of experience working in both Fortune 500 and small business environments, with roles ranging from HR Manager to Director and, most recently, VP of Human Resources. Throughout his career, he has worked with business professionals at all organizational levels to help them facilitate change in their professional lives in order to function more effectively at work and achieve their professional goals.

In his work, Donato has seen the impact that the coaching process has on helping individuals unleash their true potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. He enjoys coaching staff through executive levels, guiding clients through a process of identifying their goals and creating a personalized plan to attain those goals. He has worked with individuals newly promoted to management positions as well as with established leaders who are assimilating to new work environments and teams.   


Daphne Mobley

Daphne is completely committed to making the world a healthier, happier place for people and she achieves that through her coaching. She assumes the responsibility of helping as many people as possible live their best lives – the lives that they are absolutely passionate about living. 

She realizes that this begins with providing assistance to leaders so that they can live precisely this type of life and as a result their employees will also.  Leaders that Daphne has worked with appreciate her innate ability to allow them to feel completely at ease and fully supported as they worked to achieve their goals.

Daphne was one of the 14% of female executives at Fortune 500 corporations and held numerous leadership positions at Pfizer including Vice President of Corporate Diversity and a unique position in which she was mentored by the CEO/Chairman.