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Meet Miki!

Leadership & Transition Coach

My coaching helps you ignite your confidence and cultivate greater self-awareness so you can maximize possibilities and elevate your success! As an innovative leader and higher education professional, I can help you find clarity and purpose to move forward in life and work! 

It starts with you…


  • What values define you? What do you believe and what matters most to you?

  • What do you need to be able to show up as the best version of you?

  • What may be holding you back from fully pursuing your goals?

  • What do you want to achieve, and what kind of impact do you want to create?


My coaching framework is built on 20+ years of experience working internationally in the military, teaching and learning in the classroom, and consulting in corporate communications and leadership development.

Things to know about Miki:
  1. My intentionality, focus, and caring commitment fuel my essence energy.

  2. My personal experience with Life Coaching was transformational. I am still connected with my Coach today!

  3. I earned my professional coaching certification from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC).

  4. I am nationally credentialed as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor. I am also an Equity and Inclusion facilitator and Community volunteer.

  5. My background in higher education, military, corporate, and non-profit sectors enable me to build genuine connections with a variety of clients.

  6. Among the many roles I had while serving in the military, I was a helicopter pilot and I also worked at the White House.

  7. I’ve had a passport since I was born, and I enjoy exploring different countries and cultures (32 countries and 11 cruises, so far). My favorite destination is wherever I’m going next!

  8. I am an identical twin. 

  9. The key to my success and that of my clients is coaching that centers on accountability, wellbeing, and action-forward progress.

  10. I love empowering clients, helping foster personal and professional growth, and uncovering potential that you may not have thought possible. I’m excited for the opportunity to partner with you! 

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What I Offer

Workshops and Speaking

I offer a wide range of interactive sessions customized around the topics of Leadership Coaching, Personal Development and Well-being.

  • Living Intentionally

  • Building Coaching Capabilities

  • Well-being in the Workplace

  • Leadership Presence

  • Proactively Managing Conflict

  • Other Topics as requested

Professional Leadership Coaching


Studies show leadership coaching has a positive bottom-line and quality-of-life impact. A successful leader results in teams that meet goals and are more satisfied.

  • Driving Organizational Impact

  • Leading Change and Engagement

  • Identifying Personal Leadership Legacy

  •  Time Management and Planning

  • Building Relationships—Up, Across, and Down

Personal Transition Coaching​

Regardless of life’s circumstances, I love partnering with personal clients to let their light shine bright. 

  • Career Coaching

  • Life Transitions

  • Goal Accountability

  • Living Intentionally

  • Work/Life Balance

"I appreciate the group activities where we were assigned scenarios and tasked to come up with ideas to address the challenges. It was a valuable experience that encouraged me to think."

Group Session

“You need to drop everything and sign up for coaching with this all-star professor who has served our country and our community faithfully throughout her storied career, (she's also the reason my colleagues are excited and relieved when I'm the meeting facilitator)... that's what exceptional leadership looks like"




Are you ready, For your next chapter in life?


If you answered, "Yes!"  Then we invite you to get your free copy of our ithrive31 Living Intentionally Workbook designed to help you:

• Make positive life changes
• Keep life in balance
• Create personal accountability
• Live a thriving life 

Subscribe below to receive your FREE copy and unlock a world of possibilities in your next chapter.

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