Wendy Newman, MA

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Noted as one of the top personal and business coaches in North America, Wendy Newman brings three decades of experience in business strategy and consulting, executive and personal brand coaching, marketing, communications and employee relations. With her background as the founder of Innertaining Media and Brands, as well as the official Personal Brand Coach of The LPGA, Wendy works with professional athletes, high-profile personalities and executives, and Fortune 500 companies worldwide to increase revenues, support and move through change, overcome obstacles, and build brands and careers.

Wendy’s clients include Starbucks, ERx, Premiere Radio Networks, Clear Channel Communications, to name a few. Holding department head roles, Wendy manages internal and external communications, crisis management and employee relations at companies such as Chrysler/Dollar Rent a Car, Hill & Knowlton, PBS Stores of Knowledge, CBS, and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Wendy’s philanthropic endeavors include her role as Executive Director of GATE - Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment (co-founders Jim Carrey and Eckhart Tolle) where she serves as Executive Producer of live and televised events; oversees the building and management of the organizational structure and all staff and volunteers; manages fundraising and fiscal responsibilities.

Wendy is a published author and is seen and quoted in the media, and her Person-Centered Branding® theory is cited in university textbooks worldwide.

specialties

Business Strategy, Personal Branding, Executive Coaching, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Restructuring and Organizational Change, Overcoming Obstacles, Increasing Revenues, Enhancing Productivity and Personal/Professional Fulfillment, Change Management.Certified Health Coach; Certified Peace Ambassador; Certification in Public Relations from UCLA.

industry background & education

Expertise in corporate, entertainment, healthcare and nonprofit with managers to C-Level Executives. Developed national healthcare executive recruitment/consulting firm and business, medical and fundraising teams for hospitals.

Masters Degree in Spiritual Psychology, University of Santa Monica - The Worldwide Center for the Study and Practice of Spiritual Psychology. Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Communications, University of the State of New York. Certification in Public Relations, UCLA.

noted accomplishments

  • Doubled division billings in six months as head of the consumer marketing division of the top agency in the world
  • Increased unpaid media exposure by 525% at worldwide hospitality company
  • Increased daily retail sales by 85% at entertainment/retail conglomerate
  • Resolved conflict between high level executives at major entertainment firm in less than 30 days, eliminating pending lawsuits
  • Developed marketing and promotional program resulting in a 50% increase in sales
  • Cited in Wall Street Journal for spearheading policy that eliminated industry-wide crisis
  • Recognized for employee retention and productivity, especially during transitional times
  • Won industry awards for employee/corporate communications materials and programs
  • Invited and nominated into the prestigious Association of Transformational Leaders founded by Jack Canfield
  • Most recent award: The Oprah Crocs Cares Award for Stepping into your Shoes of Purpose