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Susan Whipple, MA, CPCC

susan whippleI'm pleased and proud to have had many multi-year clients, who have successfully implemented long term, multi-faceted professional and personal life plans.

If you're looking for a Career, Leadership, and Personal Development Coach who brings extensive"real world" business experience, professional training, and knowledge to coaching hundreds of business professionals, please take a moment to review my resume, below,  and/or my LinkedIn profile:

Susan Whipple, MA, CPCC 

San Francisco Bay Area 

Career, Leadership and Personal Development Coach, Coaching By The Bay, 1994-present   

Tele-coach entrepreneurs and corporate leaders in strategic professional and life planning. Dynamic collaborative approaches are used to facilitate conscious growth and transformation. Specialties include values clarification, strategic professional planning, and life/work balancing. Conduct one-on-one phone and in-person group coaching sessions. Professional Coaching Certification through International Coach Federation accredited training program and exam.

Success Team Leader, Sher Success Teams, 2003-present 

Facilitate Success Teams for individuals to envision and realize their professional and personal dreams and goals. Certified as Barbara Sher's Official Success Team Leader to conduct in person Success Teams for San Francisco Bay area.

Director of Coaching Training  JFK University, 2004-2005    

Responsible for all aspects of the first university level coaching training program. Lead the recruitment effort, advised students, and hired faculty for this master's degree level program.   

Program Advisor, JFK University, 1996-1998   

Led recruiting effort to enroll students in the master's level program for the School of Holistic Studies. Conducted informational interviews for prospective students and advised existing students.

EDS, 1984-1994   

Leadership Development and Training Director

Led organizational change team for the Western Region of this high technology Fortune 500 leader. The team was responsible for all leadership and professional training. Designed and implemented successful transition to employee led high performance work teams. Coached the executive leadership team through strategic planning and leadership challenges for 1000 person region. Reported to the Western Region Vice President. 

Staffing Director

Directed the staffing effort for the Eastern Region of EDS. Managed a leadership team of 100 first and second line managers and recruiters, located throughout the Eastern states. Responsible for full life cycle recruitment  for all technical, professional and administrative positions across business lines (large emphasis on federal, state, and local government business) of this highly visible corporation. Team's efforts resulted in over 2000 employees hired annually. Additionally, designed, implemented and led the first university recruitment and relations program for the Eastern region.  


Professional Coaching Certification, Coaches Training Institute, San Rafael, California, 2000
 M.A.,  John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, California, 1998
 Advanced Certification, Psychosynthesis Palo AltoCA, John Firman and Ann Gila, 1998
Certification Psychosynthesis,  Psychosynthesis San Francisco, Phillip/Toni  Brooks, 1997 
Psychosynthesis Foundation, JFK University, Molly Young Brown, Susanne West, 1996
Leadership Development Intensives, EDS, Extensive Leadership Training, 1984-1994

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Member of the International Coach Federation


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Susan Whipple, MA, CPCC is a popular speaker, workshop leader and certified professional life and career coach based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her life’s passion is to support mid-life and career transitioning professionals to live their fullest, most authentic lives through in-person and phone-based coaching.