who i am

I was born in a tiny Swiss village named Zermatt.  I'm the oldest of four.  I saved my allowance in a Cool-Whip container to buy my first cat.  I grew up in Michigan & then North Carolina, always on the water.  I got married & divorced.  I lived in Austin, TX for a hot minute, then I followed my heart to L.A. & home again.  I bought a house & planted lavender.  I wrote a book.  My dad died & I fell in love with the sea on the pages of his journal.  I sailed across the Atlantic as part of a crew of six, I didn't wash my hair for 16 days.  I sold my house & bought a boat.  I learned how to work on a diesel engine.  I got trained as a Co-Active® coach.  My heart got broken, so I spent some time alone...traveling, writing, struggling, surrendering.  I fell deeply in love with my heart & rediscovered my voice...my spirit.      

I spent my life building a successful career in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.  I've done every role from research assistant to clinical operations manager.  I’ve monitored every metric & managed every team that those roles imply.  There was always a quiet voice I couldn’t ignore.  I long to create impact in the world, I long to be free & adventurous…living in alignment with purpose & joy.  So, I began consciously creating the life I wanted.  I traded my business clothes for sundresses & my heels for bare feet.  I created space in my days for being & not so much doing.  Now I'm poised to serve in a new, meaningful way:

...inspiring & empowering people to deeply connect to themselves, to each other & to the world! 


​​Capricorn Sun, Pisces Moon, Leo Rising

​B.A. in Biology from Peace College, Raleigh, NC

​USCG Master's License Near-Coastal 50GT

​​Certified RYT200

Co-Active® coach


​​StrengthsFinder: Connectedness, Intellection, Activator, Adaptability, Input

​Enneagram: Type 4 

​​Top Values: Connection, Freedom, Space, Alignment, Creativity


​​Biggest Adventure: Sailing across the Atlantic Ocean


​Most Proud Moment: Being called "Auntie" 


​Most Exciting Dream: To sail around in the world


​​Favorite Ice Cream: Mint chocolate chip


I still own one suit…

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