EXECUTIVE COACH -- Laura Dewey continuously broke glass ceilings by being the first female general manager, multi-unit leader, and partner of a leading restaurant company once considered the Nordstrom of casual dining. Her ability to create effective training and operations systems made her a key player in growing the company from six Southern California based restaurants to 145 nationwide. Laura has always been considered a developer of people and knows first-hand that the easiest road to growing long-term sales and profit is through cultivating a happy, aligned, and invested team.
After her company sold, Laura went on to found Laura Dewey Coaching, LLC. She is a speaker, facilitator, and the author of "Shine Your Light…Illuminate Your Love."
Authentic Leadership, Coaching, Women in Leadership, Confidence From the Inside-Out, Effective Communication, Conscious Listening, Joy in the Workplace, Maximizing Energy & Engagement, Embracing Change, Stressing Less, Powerful Thought, Multi-unit Leadership, Operations Excellence, Customer Delight, Public Speaking, Workshop Facilitation, Active Listening, Impeccable Customer Service, Expert Handling of Complaints, Emotional Intelligence.
Laura has held positions on virtually every rung of the leadership ladder: Manager, General Manager (GM), Managing Partner (overseeing multiple operations) through the Director level; broke glass ceilings as the first female (and youngest) GM, first female Partner. Laura holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Northern Illinois University and a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology and a Certification as a Soul-Centered Professional Coach from the University of Santa Monica.