Laura McCafferty the Principal of Inspired Coaching & Development and is a certified ontological coach, workshop leader and facilitator. Laura represents a new kind of leader that links action, value, meaning, and healthy spaces for human interaction. She cares deeply about contributing to and cultivating significant growth in others in leadership, team, community, and professional roles to address the current challenges that our world is calling for.
Laura is certified by the Newfield Network and is an associate with Big Change Inc., The Secretan Centre, Renee Freedman & Company and J. Forster & Associates. Laura has her certificate in Coaching Happiness and Harvard’s Immunity to Change and holds the Professional Certified Coach designation granted by the International Coach Federation as well as an undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba.
Tess Horan is an experienced Professional Coach and Leadership Development Consultant specializing in enhancing the professional growth and leadership skills of executives, managers and teams. Her key areas of expertise include generating collaborative cultures built on trust and increased employee engagement, increasing embodied leadership skills, implementing effective communication systems and improving overall professional relationships. Tess is the Founder of Gateway Coaching, a Professional Coaching and Leadership Development Company, having clients as varied from Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Insurance, to community-based non-profit organizations. Prior to starting Gateway Coaching, she wore many professional hats including Corporate Manager, Small Business Leader, Certified Public Accountant, Consultant and Trainer. She has worked in PricewaterhouseCooper’s consulting practice, a prominent Boston-based real estate advisory firm and a private capital management firm.
Her coaching training includes successful completion of two internationally recognized coach training programs; Coach University (2001) and the Newfield Network (2008). She currently participates in Newfield Network and Generative leadership Institute’s Coaching Excellence in Organizations program. Tess is a coach in the TED Fellows program.