MCC, BCC, MBA
President and Founder
Mina is widely recognized and sought-after for her focus on tangible business outcomes. She works primarily with executives, professionals, and management teams in areas of leadership, communications, team effectiveness, and career management. For more than 25 years, Mina provided operational and financial leadership for large successful corporations. In recent years, she has worked extensively with leaders in the following industries: technology, telecommunications, automotive, financial services, venture-backed start ups, and consumer products.
Prior to forming Positive Coach LLC, Mina held senior executive positions with Aviall, Inc., both as Chief Financial Officer and as SVP & General Manager of its Aerospace Division. Previously, she held corporate management positions with Ryder System and Amax. Mina started her career with Price Waterhouse.
She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC), Board Certified Coach (BCC), Certified NLP Coach, Master NLP Practitioner, and has certifications in numerous diagnostic instruments, learning tools, and other models, including: Kolbe Index®, Lominger Voices 360° Assessment®, Situational Leadership®, Conflict Lens®, and Leadership Practices Inventory® (LPI), among others. Mina is a longstanding member of International Coach Federation (ICF) and a Founding Member of the International Association of Coaches (IAC).
Mina holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University, a BBA from Eastern Kentucky University, and a CPA. She is actively involved in teaching coaching core competencies and business topics in the Coach Academy programs, and is a popular keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. She has published numerous articles about leadership, employee engagement, financial management, and careers. She was recently a featured television guest on The CW and The Southern Gas Association Network. Her popular book, BE SHARP: “Tell Me About Yourself” in Great Introductions and Professional Bios, continues to receive rave reviews. Her book, BE SMART: Sail Past the Hazards of Conventional Career Advice, is “rewriting the career planning rulebook.” Her newest book, Making Practical Sense of Career Management, provides detailed support and tools for current or aspiring career coaches.