Bridgette Theurer has more than twenty-five years of experience coaching and training individuals and teams around the world. Her clients have included senior executives, managers, and other professionals from a wide variety of organizations, including Marriott, Sodexho USA, Lockheed-Martin, George Mason University, the FDA, and Asbury, as well as numerous small businesses and start-ups.
In addition to her experience as an executive coach, she has worked extensively in human resources and organizational development, both as a corporate trainer and as an independent management consultant. She is a certified career coach and has completed training programs with both the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and the Institute of Generative Leadership (attending their Coaching for Excellence in Organizations course, or CEO). She is part of a team of coaches tapped to design and facilitate a twelve-month Leadership Development Program for the FDA. An avid lifelong learner, she recently became certified as a somatic coach through the Strozzi Institute.
Bridgette is president and founder of ClearCompass, a corporate coaching company, and lives with her husband in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Her proudest accomplishment to date is raising three children who have grown into remarkable and loving adults.
Heather O’Neill Jelks is the president of Nautilus Coaching & Consulting, LLC, an executive coaching and consulting company dedicated to the development of masterful leaders. She has more than twenty years of experience in the fields of organization and leadership development with a background in leadership coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution, and training design and delivery. An avid runner and mindfulness meditation practitioner, Heather introduces her clients to leadership concepts and best practices that cultivate resilience, wisdom, and well-being. Her coaching clients include both emerging and experienced leaders in business, health care, the federal government, and the non- profit sector, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Morgan Stanley/Smith Barney, and Georgetown University Hospital.
Heather is an accredited executive coach trained through the Coaches Training Institute. She also holds a Somatic Coach certification through the Strozzi Institute. She graduated from Georgetown University, completed a master’s degree in organization development from the American University/NTL program, and holds a graduate certificate in conflict resolution from George Mason University. Heather has also trained in mindfulness-based stress reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn.
She lives in the Washington, D.C., area with her husband and seventeen-year-old twins.