Rachel Peterson, CPCC, CNTC, PCC

Based in: Massachusetts

Language: English, Spanish


Email: info@volareleadership.com 

Tel: +1 (908) 938-1968

Background and Experience

Rachel has a professional coaching career that spans for years over diverse sectors: science and technology, health care, education, mining, banking, and agri-business development.  She has delivered leadership training & team facilitation, HR/OD consulting, change management, and project management in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Caucasus, and the Balkans.

She has a strong background in group process and building organizational capacity, and is valued for helping teams think strategically and engage in meaningful conversations that lead to change, particularly in multi-cultural situations and teams. She has appreciable knowledge of leadership talent development and leadership performance management processes and is known for skillful one-on-one coaching with executives, senior staff and emerging leaders in support of an organization’s management effectiveness and leadership objectives.  Her clients include business leaders and teams, expatriates and foreign nationals, and culturally diverse teams.

Highlights of Professional Experience

•  Entelechy Bilingual (Spanish/English) Facilitation & Leadership Trainer for Thermo-Fisher Scientific, Republic Waste Management, KONE

•  Executive Coach, BetterManager.us

•  Administrative Deputy COP, USAID Jordan & Bosnia

•  HR Director, Canadian zinc and copper mining operation, Southern Armenia

•  Leadership trainer, facilitator, and change manager (25+ years in Armenia, Georgia, Albania, Bosnia, Jordan, Morocco, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Peru, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Bangladesh, and Thailand)​

Areas of Expertise

•  Strengths-based Leadership Coaching and Mentoring

•  Brain-based Coaching

•  Multicultural Team Development & Facilitation

•  Organizational Change Management

•  Strategic Planning for Teams

•  Human Resources Solutions

•  Bilingual Leadership Training Development & Delivery

Education & Accreditations

•  International Coach Federation, Advanced Professional Certified Coach, PCC (2016)

•  BeAbove Leadership, Certified Neuro-transformational Coach, CNTC (2016)

•  The Leadership Circle® 360 Leadership and Culture Assessments, Certified Facilitator (2012)

•  International Coach Federation, Associate Certified Coach, ACC (2010)

•  The Coaches Training Institute, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, CPCC  (2010)

•  The Coaches Training Institute, Leadership Program Graduate (2009)

•  Training Resources Group (TRG), Certified Facilitator (1994)

•  Drew University, M.A. International Economics (1989)

•  Pennsylvania State University, B.A. Foreign Affairs (1985)

•  Pennsylvania State University, B.A. Latin American Studies (1985)