“The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.” ― Thomas Paine

B.S. Sociology, Minor in Psychology

Lander University, 1995, Cumulative GPA: 3.7 (on 4.0 scale)

Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Clemson University, 12/11

Marketing Strategies for Business Leaders, Master’s Level Certification, eCornell 2014

Tarkenton Certification in Entrepreneurship, Master’s Level Certification, The University of Georgia, Terry College of Business 2016

Newfield Network Executive Coach Training School, 11/17

Newfield Network Coaching School


“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
― Confucius

Owner, Ask & Receive Coaching (A division of Ask and Receive, Inc.)
6/17 to Present

  • Provide coaching, consultation, workshops and presentations for companies and individuals. Learn more here.

Owner, Ask & Receive, Inc.
10/99 to Present

  • Provide a variety of computer and business services to individuals and small businesses including web design, database and spreadsheet development, training and computer maintenance.
  • Contracted to develop a previously non-existent Computer Technology course required for high school students at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. Course began with an introduction to computers including hardware, repair, and maintenance. The class also included Microsoft Office concepts to prepare students for the MOUS exam (Microsoft Office User Specialist). The final part of the course consisted of independent projects. Students could select from a variety of software programs and languages, including but not limited to, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Microsoft Publisher and FrontPage, Poser, Swish, Visual Basic, HTML and Java Scripting.
  • Contracted to teach the following classes for ITT Technical College in Greenville: Flash and Scripting and Web Design 2005-2006
  • Contracted to teach the following classes for New Horizons Computer Training in Greenville:
    Photoshop, Quark, Access, Excel, Outlook, and more – Jan-Feb 2004
    Into to PHP – 2007
  • Computer Technology Instructor for the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. Developed a database for the Admission’s office and a database to create residential student schedules. 2000-2003
  • Contracted to teach Computer Technology at Christ Church Episcopal School 1999-2000

Administrative Assistant, Christ Church Episcopal School
Greenville, SC
11/98 to 11/99
Assistant to Business Manager
Click here to see letter of recommendation

Duties included:

  • various financial reports
  • benefits administration
  • processing and tracking purchase orders
  • monthly departmental budget reports
  • monthly bank reconciliation


  • Created MS Excel macros to reduce the monthly department report process from 10 hours to less than one hour.
  • Created an MS Access database to track Faculty and Staff degrees, salaries and other important information
  • Developed a computerized system utilizing MS Excel and Word to create yearly employment contracts
  • Computerized Re-Enrollment data for the previous five years to enable efficient statistical comparisons


“The best part of learning is sharing what you know.” ― Vaughn K. Lauer

  • BCC, Board Certified Coach, Center for Credential & Education (CCE) 12/2019-12/2024
  • HeartMath® Certified Trainer, 06/2019
  • Certified Trauma Professional, IATP, International Association of Trauma Professionals, 05/2019
  • HeartMath Certified  Stress & Well-Being Assessment Provider, 05/2019
  • Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt, 80 hours and exam, Greenville Technical College 04/2019
  • HeartMath Certified Coach, 03/2019
  • ACC, International Coach Federation 04/13/2018-12/31/2021
  • Inspired Leadership Specialization Certification, Case Western Reserve University, 08/2018
  • Coaching Skills for Managers Certification, University of California, Davis, 05/2018
  • MPM®, Master Project Management Certification 03/2018
  • Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, 11/2017
  • NNC, Newfield Network Certified Coach, ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP), 01/2018


“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” ― Albert Einstein

  • Accessing the Deep Brain with Brainspotting, 04/2020
  • Helping Clients Unlearn Their Pain: The New Neuroscience of Pain, 04/2020
  • Calming the Anxious Brain, 04/2020
  • Brain Switch: Apply Polyvagal and Memory Reconsolidation Theories with Parts Work, Somatic, and Mindful Approaches, 04/2020
  • Brain Care: Applying the Neuroscience of Well-Being, 03/2020
  • Compassion Fatigue: Purpose, Passion, and Power, 07/2019
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Intensive Training 04/2019
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Manufacturing and Service Certification of Training, 4/2019
  • Conversational Intelligence Enhanced Practitioner, trained by Judith Glaser, 12/2018
  • IATF 16949: 2016 – Understanding Standard and Auditing. Greenville Tech, 11/2018
  • ISO 9001:2015 Standard & Internal/Supplier Auditor, Greenville Tech, 10/2018
  • Be a Leader, Develop a Leader, Capstone Project, Case Western Reserve University, 08/2018
  • Coaching Conversations,  University of California, Davis, 05/2018
  • Coaching Practices, University of California, Davis, 05/2018
  • Setting Expectations & Assessing Performance Issues, University of California, Davis, 05/2018
  • Managing as a Coach, University of California, Davis, 04/2018
  • Leading Positive Change through Appreciative Inquiry, Case Western Reserve University, 04/2018
  • Women in Leadership: Inspiring Positive Change, Case Western Reserve University, 04/2018
  • Conversations That Inspire: Coaching Learning, Leadership and Change, Case Western Reserve University, 03/2018
  • Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence, Case Western Reserve University, 01/2018
  • Psychology of Popularity, The University of NC at Chapel Hill, 11/2017
  • Body=Brain, Instruction in Neurobiology, 2017
  • Mental Health First Aid Training, SC Thrive, 06/2017
  • PMP Exam Prep, Various 2016-2017
  • Women’s Campaign School at Yale, New Haven, CT, 7/2009


“Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s a day you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.” ― Margaret Thatcher

  • Spartanburg County Foundation Grass Roots Leadership Development Institute 2016
  • Spartanburg Citizen’s Police and Fire Academy 2016
  • Leadership Spartanburg Class of 2014
  • Leadership South Carolina Class of 2010
  • GIAFPW 2008 Member of the Year
  • Women’s Campaign School at Yale, New Haven, CT, 2009
  • Furman Connections: Women Leaders 0f The Upstate, Graduate 2008
  • Service Above Self, Rotary District 7750, 2005-2006


“In most vital organizations, there is a common bond of interdependence, mutual interest, interlocking contributions, and simple joy.” ― Max DePree

  • International Coach Federation
  • ReciproCoach
  • Grass Roots Leadership Development Institute Alumni Association
  • Lander Alumni Association
  • Leadership Spartanburg Alumni Association
  • Past:
    Project Management Institute
    Spartanburg Artists Guild
    Women’s Leadership Council, Greenwood Chamber
    Greenville International Alliance for Professional Women, Founding Board Member


“If you are not a part of the solution, you are a part of the problem.” ― Eldridge Cleaver

  • 2018-Present One to One: Women Coaching Women, Coach Lead and Coach
  • 2019-Present Newfield Network Alumni Association
  • 2019-Present Northside Start:ME Mentor – Microenterprise Training Program Support
  • 2020 – Coach for global initiative for those struggling with the transition to working at home
    2017-2019 Northside Start: ME Mentor – Microenterprise Training Mentor
  • 2018-2019 Certified Laughter Yoga Leader
  • 2016-2018 CC Woodson Recreation Center, Computer Lab Tutor
  • 2016-2018 Spartanburg Adult Learning Center, Tutor
  • 2012-2017 Spartanburg Humane Society
  • 2011-2017 Alliance of Therapy Dogs, Inc.
  • 2016-2017 Georgia Adopt-A-Stream
  • 2005-2012 ECPI Advisory Board
  • 2010-2012 Greenville Road Warriors (Greenville Swamp Rabbits) Booster Club Board Member at Large and Secretary
  • 2008-2011 Furman Connections: Women Leaders of The Upstate, Advisory Board
  • 2005-2010 Greenville International Alliance for Professional Women (GIAFPW)
    Co-Founder and Board Member