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Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, Executive, HR, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Mindfulness
New York, New York; Southern, CT
Lara is a leadership coach who works with CEOs, high potential managers and business owners to help them enhance client service , empower team members and expand business development initiatives. She previously worked in the PR/communications sector serving major brands across healthcare, professional services and financial services.
Most of Lara’s clients work in fast-paced, high demand and strictly regulated industries and therefore seek to maintain a healthy work-life balance, as well as optimal on-the-job focus. Professionals across Financial Services, Pharma, Digital Media, Marketing/PR, Technology and HR benefit from collaborating with Lara by gaining sharper clarity around their ultimate goals, carving out clearer paths to get them there and developing tools to navigate the blocks that hold them back. They report increased self-confidence that helps them push past their comfort zones, sharpened leadership skills that result in higher team utilization and a greater capacity to identify and create meaningful opportunities.
Through workshops and one-on-one coaching engagements, Lara’s clients commonly note her calm and positive demeanor and her balance of patience, respectful curiosity and skilled tenacity at getting to the heart of an issue. Clients leave with a feeling of unlocked energy and passion, sharpened presentation skills and renewed commitment to leading with purpose, resilience and emotional intelligence.
Lara has facilitated coaching engagements and workshops and presented to audiences within the following organizations:
Alliance for Comprehensive Planners
Columbia Business School
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Northwestern University Alumni Career Services
Lara graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in communications. She earned certification as a Certified Professional Coach from the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), an ICF accredited coach-training institute. Lara is certified to administer the Energy Leadership Index assessment, an attitudinal leadership assessment tool, and she earned the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential through the International Coach Federation.