Fran has been coaching since 1999, achieving a Master Coach Certification (MCC) and Board-Certified Coach designation (BCC) in the early days of the profession. She has established a niche with organizational leaders, especially in the areas of strategic planning, team effectiveness, assessments, and emotional intelligence.
Fran draws from over 20 years of business experience in the areas of marketing, sales/business development, finance, technology, operations and organizational development. She has personally led and coached in several business sectors including consumer products, telecommunications, financial services, and non-profits. Before coaching, she was the Director of Marketing Public Relations and a Partner with Ronald Blue & Co, a personal financial planning firm. She has been an adjunct professor at Richmont Graduate University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute) and taught at The Institute for Life Coach Training. She presently teaches Leadership Coaching at The Professional Christian Coaching Institute and The Academies.
Fran is presently working on her dissertation to complete a PhD in Executive Coaching and Human Development with the International University of Professional Studies. She received her initial coaching education through Coach Inc. Prior to establishing herself professionally; Fran attended Purdue University, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Industrial Relations.
She founded and developed the women’s ministry at North Point Community Church, where she led a team and over 125 community group leaders in the church. During her twelve years under the leadership of Andy Stanley at North Point, she refined and applied relevant, visionary principles of leadership, which flow into her day-to-day coaching of both individual clients and teams in her practice.
Fran has been both an active member and officer on the boards of several organizations such as Ministry Ventures, The Lighthouse Family Retreat, Richmont Graduate University, Half Time of Georgia, Whitefield Academy, The Christian Coaching Network, Denver Ministries and her neighborhood association. Fran is single and lives in Alpharetta, GA, a northern suburb of Atlanta.