Founder of The Dynamic Space, Samantha specializes in helping individuals and organizations reach their full potential. By combining a coaching approach with organizational development methods, Samantha simultaneously addresses the needs of the individual, the cohesiveness of the team, and the health of the organization. Samantha’s work is client-tailored and she invites clients to co-create processes that achieve specific objectives and sustainable change.
Samantha holds the highly-sought credential of a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF) and started her coaching practice ten years ago in Juneau, Alaska. Samantha was the second coach in Alaska to attain the PCC credential. Samantha has an MA in Organizational Management & Development and a graduate certificate in evidence-based coaching from Fielding Graduate University. Samantha is a certified Transformational Presence Coach through the Center for Transformational Presence.
Samantha serves as the Lead Instructor for the University of Wisconsin's Certified Professional Coach (UWCPC) as well as an international partner coach for the Center for Non-Profit Coaching (CNPC). Samantha is an accredited facilitator of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ and EverythingDiSC®, both of which help develop effective leaders and build healthier teams and companies.
Samantha has years of experience in diverse organizational situations, including six years in South Africa with a grassroots movement focused on developing leaders. Prior to founding her coaching practice ten years ago in Juneau, Alaska, (called Dynamic Consulting), Samantha worked in international development, where she managed and trained staff for a USAID project in Afghanistan. Samantha is skilled in coaching for leadership and transformation, developing cohesive teams, facilitating small groups to large community stakeholders, increasing personal and interpersonal awareness, and creating space for individuals and groups to become more effective within their environments