I have over 35 years of experience in effectively leading a range of companies and teams. Some positions include controller of Allied Decals; president and owner of VHT Conservatorships and managing director for Private Client Group of U.S. Bank.
Beginning in 2003, I leveraged my career and life experience into my role as an executive coach and international speaker, author and columnist. Working with clients who are committed to reaching an even higher level of success is my most satisfying and fulfilling work.
“Vicky is more than a coach; she is my trusted advisor… a catalyst, change agent and friend.” Timothy Freeman , President Efficient Marketing LLC
In 2005, I co-founded the Itafari Foundation We created a non-profit organization to assist the survivors of the genocide of 1994 in Rwanda. This is being done in many ways, including supporting microfinance for women, and primary and secondary education for children.
My first book, Dead Rita’s Wisdom, is a tribute to my mother, and is available on Amazon. This funny, profound and powerful book taps into the lessons we receive from those in our lives who love, teach and guide us.
Entrepreneur, team leader, team player, sales trainer, consultant, speaker, author, columnist and board member are some of the titles I have held over the years, giving me valuable experiences as a leader who is followed.
My Board and Professional Affiliations are:
- Itafari Foundation, Founding Board Member and President
- Choice Magazine, Columnist
- NW Coaches Association, Member and Past President
- Toastmasters International, Member
- Rotary International, past Member
- International Coaching Federation, Member
I received a B.S. in Business from Indiana University. Specialized training as a coach is received from Coach University and Dream Coach University. These trainings consist of over 280 hours of course work, coaching and ongoing education.
Certification from Organization Systems International to employ the Polarisâ, Competency Model and 360Â° Survey.
I bring to coaching an unquenchable desire to see people become their personal best, a background broad in experiences, and a focus and energy enabling people to reach their greatest goals and dreams.