Professional Leadership Institute Coaches
Business Coach and Keynote Speaker
Trevor, a seasoned coach shaping growth since 1998, wields a diverse toolkit, certified in Rockefeller Habits, Great Game of Business, Topgrading, and DISC. Tailoring solutions, he instructs at the Professional Leadership Institute, authors “The Power of People Skills,” and draws wisdom from Google and GE. His adaptive approach fuels communication, collaboration, and leadership. With DISC, he cultivates leaders and thriving organizations, turning challenges into triumphs. Under Trevor’s guidance, potential blooms, enterprises excel, and industries evolve.
Business and Executive Coach
Heather Nickel (CPC)
Heather, a seasoned Strategic Execution and Leadership Coach, holds a Professional Coach Certification from ICF ACTP and spearheads coaching at PLI. Her fervor lies in business strategy, operational execution, and women’s leadership. Heather is dedicated to unraveling the nexus between mindset and success, which she translates into practical action as she leads the Professional Leadership Institute team and executes executive leadership roles. Her impactful coaching reaches diverse industries spanning sports, health, agriculture, food, education, events, and finance.
Catherine, a UCLA graduate, boasts a remarkable career trajectory as a seasoned executive, speaker, writer, and dedicated coach. Her 35+ years of diverse industry experience, spanning fields from health insurance to banking and philanthropy, underscore her commitment to servant leadership. Catherine’s proven forte lies in cultivating individuals, driving performance, and enhancing profits—a triad essential for triumph. Specializing in aiding founders, proprietors, and C-suite leaders who seek to transcend their current achievements, she adeptly identifies pivotal financial metrics while nurturing emerging leaders, enabling clients to forge businesses that enrich their lives.
Workshops and Speaking
Jon Morrison (MBA)
With an enduring ardor for education and entrepreneurship, Jon Morrison has dedicated his career to ushering individuals and organizations toward unparalleled clarity in both life and business. As the proprietor of getclear.ca, a dynamic marketing and strategic planning hub, Jon operates as a Certified StoryBrand Guide and a valued coach within PLI. An Oxford University alumnus with recent MBA triumphs, he shines as a bestselling author, gifting the world “Life Hacks” and “Clear Minds & Dirty Feet” – testaments to his mission of offering actionable insights that transform lives. His eloquence graces the TEDx stage and resonates across myriad speaking engagements throughout North America, amplifying his impactful journey.
With 18 years in non-profit faith work, Chris excels in leading sizable teams through strategic execution. Anchored by a laser focus on purpose, vision, and values, he drives successful leadership. Chris pioneers personality training and a marketplace leaders initiative, bolstering businesses with practical wisdom. As PLI’s Non-Profit Coach, he champions servant leadership, fostering others’ visions for impact. Notably, his establishment of staff culture creeds and accountability led to recognition by the Best Christian Workplace Institute. With expertise in donor engagement, volunteer motivation, and leadership development, Chris currently pursues a Doctoral Program delving into modern culture’s contours.
Business and Executive Coach
Lara Koretsky (PCC, CHPRM)
Lara is a dynamic force igniting potential and purpose. With 20+ years in motivating individuals, teams, and organizations, she excels in leadership, coaching, and HR. Lara’s passion shines as she empowers teams to grow, stepping into leadership and finding fulfillment. An award-winning coach, speaker, and creator, she’s a recognized authority in human development. Lara’s global influence spans events, courses on Women in Leadership, and impactful contributions to professional journals and LinkedIn discussions. Her expertise draws from private practice, coaching certifications, and 15 years in executive HR, Organizational Development, and Learning & Development roles across academia and private sectors.