NYWICI coachesAt a crossroads in your career? Want to know which direction you should take next?

Let our coaches (at left) help you overcome any obstacles so you can achieve a higher level of personal and professional success!

Many of our members are feeling the effects of an uncertain economy and anxiety about the future. Our goal at NYWICI is to provide you with the resources and support to help you navigate through these challenging times.

We have retained professsional coaches who have agreed to offer an initial free coaching session to current NYWICI members. Please contact the coaches directly to schedule your appointment. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies if you are unable to keep your appointment.


NYWICI hosts an annual Night of the Coaches event in late spring, where our coaches lead group sessions for members. Read our extensive coverage of past years:

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Members can contact the coaches directly to schedule one free session:

Nomi Bachar is a highly skilled counselor and self-actualization expert. For the past 25 years, she has worked internationally with individuals and groups, lecturing and leading workshops. She is the founder and Director of the White Cedar Institute...
Company name: White Cedar Institute for Expanded Living, LLC
Job title: Founder and Director
Phone: 212-877-0346
Diane Baranello, Principal, Coaching for Distinction, asks, "Are you in command of your personal brand?"  Diane works with seasoned executives, entrepreneurs and emerging leaders who want to develop career distinction, build a personal brand, refine...
Company name: Coaching for Distinction
Job title: Principal
Phone: 718.680.7046
Gail Blanke, best-selling author of In My Wildest Dreams, provides coaching that enables individuals to uncover what they’re passionate about in life, remove the barriers that stand in the way of accomplishing their goals, and begin to live the life...
Company name: Gail Blanke’s Lifedesigns
Phone: 212-752-3777
Matrix Award winner, former NYWICI president and serial entrepreneur, Patrice Tanaka, offers business and career coaching strategies to help people identify and “unleash their joy” and express it through their work. Whether you seek greater...
Company name: Joyful Planet LLC
Job title: Chief Joy Maker
Phone: 917-697-4538
Caroline Ceniza-Levine is a career and business expert, having launched a range of eclectic businesses from SixFigureStart® (career coaching) to FBC Films (science fiction/ horror). Caroline has been extensively quoted including TV appearances on...
Phone: 212-501-2234
Alexandra Duran, MSW, CSW, JD, is Principal and CEO of Duran Consulting. She coaches professionals throughout their careers, from entry-level through the Board Room, to develop tools to advance and gain new insights and optimism. Sessions are...
Company name: Duran Consulting
Job title: Principal and CEO of Duran Consulting
Phone: 212-535-1486
Ann Fry, MSW, PCC, calls herself the ReInvention Hotshot. Her motto is "when you want things to be different... it's time to reinvent."  To that end, Ann works with senior executives and with individuals to re-energize, re-purpose and re-invent. She...
Phone: 646-708-5650
Margaret Haas is an executive coach and psychotherapist who has run her own cross-cultural consulting and recruiting business since 1985. She works with executives to define their core values and then implement them as ethically, practically and...
Company name: The Haas Associates, Inc.
Job title: executive coach and psychotherapist
Phone: 212-741-2457
Once an extremely shy child, Robyn is passionate about teaching individuals how to transform their process of communication so that they can express themselves effectively and powerfully. With that in mind, Robyn recently launched her first book, ...
Coach type: Executive Coach
Company name: SpeakEtc.
Phone: (917) 361 38 60
Kristina Leonardi, as a Career & LifePath Consultant and Founder of the Women’s Mosaic® provides a practical framework to make the most of your personal and professional life, a llowing you to recognize, connect to, and fulfill your role in the...
Company name: The Women’s Mosaic
Job title: Career & LifePath Consultant and Founder
Phone: 917-816-0834
Coach Mim (Mim Nelson-Gillett) is a Business and Career Coach with 15 years of experience working with executives and business owners.  She focuses on clarifying your goals, identifying what stands in your way of achieving them and developing...
Phone: (973) 600-5404
Belinda Plutz, is a full-time coach / mentor with extensive experience providing concrete, practical assistance to people who really want to take control of their careers. She teaches career and on-the-job strategies, as well as proven and highly...
Company name: Career Mentors, Inc.
Job title: full-time coach / mentor
Phone: (212) 947 – 3180
Laura Schwarz, is an executive coach, trainer and founder of i2 Leadership. As a former Marketing Director, Laura knows the value that high-performing leaders can contribute in driving business results. Laura's passion for executive development...
Company name: i2 Leadership
Job title: executive coach, trainer and founder of i2 Leadership
Phone: (917) 721 - 5751
Stephanie Silverman is an Executive Coach specializing in Public Speaking and all areas of spoken communication. Stephanie earned her BA from San Francisco State University and her MFA from Rutgers University and has been working as a performer and...
Job title: Executive Coach
Phone: 718-701-5858
Joanne Tombrakos is a Storyteller, Consultant and Digital Strategist as well as a Speaker and Author who blogs on demystifying digital for business and life at Her focus, whether she is working with individuals or...
Terry R Yoffe, CPCC, PCC is a certified personal and business coach who brings to her clients many years of experience as a senior sales and marketing executive. Terry works with high-achieving business professionals and entrepreneurs in helping...
Job title: certified personal and business coach
Phone: 212-876-8166