Serendipitous Events Founders:
Bobette Reeder – Bobette is a Master Certified Coach and a past president of the International Coach Federation (ICF). A coach since 1995, Bobette has had extensive and varied experience serving in the international coaching community. She was on the ICF Board of Directors for 10 years, served on several ICF conference teams in both the U.S. and Europe, and initiated and facilitated the organization’s Global Forum. She was the 2004 recipient of the ICF President’s Award, and has been the focus of numerous media articles and interviews. In addition to co-founding CAM, Bobette is a co-founder of The Coach Initiative: a coaching non-profit organization, a partner in Print Strategies LLC. and CEO of Reeder Coaching Group.
Bobette lives in Miami, and has been happily married for 39 years (really!) She has four amazing adult children (Alicyn, Trey, daughter-in-law, Courtney and son-in-law, Jonathan), beyond-precious granddaughter, Mackenzie, plus Murphy the wonder dog. Her personal and professional style is all about having fun and seeking the positive side in everything life brings. A favorite quote: “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can” ~Danny Kaye.
Donna Steinhorn– Donna is president of Coaching to Success and one of the co-founders of The Coach Initiative. She is the former executive vice president of CoachVille and Dean of the Thomas Leonard Coaching School, and was a 2005 recipient of the “t” award. She is a member of the ICF, serving on two past ICF conference teams and several ICF committees. She is a board member and Program Director of the Transformational Leadership Council, and is a Advisor to MyLifeCompass.com. An executive, life and mentor coach, Donna has more than 30 years of corporate and business experience. With her multiple roles, she’s learned how crucial it is to embrace change and create inspiring, sustainable environments for success. (And she does it all with humor!)
Donna has also been happily married for 37 years, and has two grown children. She lives on the Jersey shore in a century-old carriage house. A favorite quote: “The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself” Ben Franklin.
Guy Stickney – Guy is the founder and CEO of WizardryEvents, a company that has produced conferences all over the world during the past 13 years. Involved with the coaching community since 1988, he has produced 10 international conferences for the ICF, and has worked with many other coaching-related organizations and institutions. Guy spent 21 years in the hotel business, with executive and regional responsibilities, and his hotel teams routinely won top honors for customer service and employee morale. Guy is also a co-founder of The Coach Initiative.
Guy’s passions include travel, golf, his family and “creating the WOW experience.” He lives with his wife and their three sons in Tucson, Arizona. A favorite quote: “People may not remember exactly what you did or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel.”
Susan Chapman is the owner of Opus Virtual Solutions where she is a virtual assistant/project manager. Susan is a recovering engineer and enjoys using her techie skills to help people connect. She’s also a life coach who creates virtual and local retreats for small groups. She grew up in Southern California but now calls Louisville, Kentucky home where she enjoys the arts scene and the beautiful four seasons.