Associate Coaches and Trainers

Sarah Malkenson is a career and executive coach. Sarah has helped mid-level professionals and rising executives across industries including law, finance, technology, healthcare, government, non-profit and the arts. Through her 1:1 programs, Sarah helps clients increase their personal and professional satisfaction to avoid burnout and confidently step into the next level of their careers. She has experience leading group discussions regarding SMART goals, improving productivity, and the benefits of honest feedback.

With over ten years of experience as a litigation attorney, Sarah is an effective communicator and understands the importance of knowing one’s audience. Sarah has a strong background in advocacy and negotiations. She applies these skills to the more human needs of her clients, helping them to define and enforce healthy boundaries, show up authentically as leaders, and to understand their individual professional goals. By helping clients tap into their existing skills and assets, Sarah unlocks hidden employee potential and improves overall engagement for the employers of her clients.

Sarah earned her JD from Fordham University School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Barnard College in New York City. She is a Certified Professional Coach through iPEC, a leading coach training institute. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). 

LaShahn Taylor has over 30 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies as a Coach and Trainer, International Instructor and Speaker. She brings a compassionate, down-to-earth, impactful approach to her roles.

With her wealth of knowledge, exceptional communication skills, and genuine dedication to making a difference, LaShahn Taylor inspires and motivates others as she travels the globe, equipping individuals and organizations with the tools for success and personal development.

LaShahn is dedicated to helping individuals live and work on purpose and be intentional in their lives. She helps her clients to make optimal choices that lead to happiness, success and productivity.

LaShahn’s expertise spans a wide range of topic areas, including:

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Maintaining Composure Under Pressure
  • Project Management

LaShahn has a special passion for Empowering Women in Leadership and Fostering Effective Team Building, both on a local and global scale. She has served as spokesperson for the Mu Lambda Education Society and the American Red Cross. LaShahn is a Certified Professional Coach. She is also Certified as a Train the Trainer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Psychology from Fisk University.

Rachael Stockton is an executive leadership coach and speaker. She works with technology, finance, and consulting services companies to create and align corporate values, support executive teams, develop leaders for succession planning and improve team collaboration. This results in clarity of company, team and personal goals, organizational alignment, increased employee motivation and agility and higher financial performance. Rachael speaks on many topics including Taking Your Seat at the Table, Breaking Through Burnout and a variety of TED@Work programs. 

Rachael has more than 25 years of product management and marketing executive leadership experience in the hyper-competitive cybersecurity industry at unicorn startups and industry stalwarts. She has led rock star cross-functional teams of engineers, marketers, and product managers to successfully build, launch and grow solutions across the product lifecycle. 

Rachael earned her MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Rachael is a Certified Professional Coach through IPEC, a leading coach training institute. The combination of her work experience and education gives her an innate understanding of business and individual challenges and powerful frameworks to solve them.