Laura Dewey, MA

career background

EXECUTIVE COACH -- Laura Dewey has over 30 years of experience in leadership, growth, and development. After receiving her B.A. in Education, Laura went on to be a ground breaking female in the restaurant industry, ending her career as the sole female partner in a successful Southern California based company. Always considered a developer of people, upon completion of her Master’s Degree, Laura left restaurants to pursue her passion and talent for leadership development, founding Laura Dewey Coaching LLC. Laura serves leaders and teams from the supervisory level to the C-suite through highly engaging coaching and training.

specialties

Leadership development, emotional intelligence, emotional self-mastery, self-leadership, executive presence, women in leadership, communication, relationship management, stress mitigation, conflict resolution, authentic leadership, intention, culture of accountability, executive self-care, high level listening, confidence, multi-unit leadership, growth mindset, employee engagement, impeccable customer service, operations excellence, group facilitation, team coaching and highly experiential training.

industry background & education

Laura has held positions many rungs of the leadership ladder: Manager, General Manager, Multi-Unit Leader, Managing Partner through the Director level; broke glass ceilings as the first female GM and 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. Laura is a member of the International Coach Federation, on the Board of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County Chapter, and an annual contributor and coach to the Women’s Leadership Program at California State University Fullerton.

noted accomplishments

  • Developed break-through suggestive sales training program that resulted in $8.1MM in incremental sales growth
  • Delivered Kaiser Vision Essential’s 2017 Leadership Development Program: 4 groups, 20+ trainings.
  • Two executives promoted within 6 months of starting work together.