Huckabee-Jennings Earns Professional Certified Coach Credential

April 2011 – Leadership and executive coach Laura Huckabee-Jennings recently earned the prestigious Professional Certified Coach designation, becoming one of only about 2,000 credentialed coaches among the nearly 25,000 coaches worldwide, according to statistics from the International Coach Federation.

Huckabee-Jennings, formerly with Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola in line management positions, received her credentials from the International Coach Federation (ICF) , the world’s largest non-profit professional association of personal and business coaches, after following an accredited coach training program with the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC). ICF establishes professional standards and defines and supports ethics within the coaching profession. Coaching is a professional partnership which assists clients in achieving more fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. To earn the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation, Huckabee-Jennings had to, among other requirements, complete over 750 documented hours of client coaching, more than 125 hours of coach-specific training, submit recommendations from expert coaches and pass written and oral exams.

“Laura is a talented Executive coach and leadership development consultant. I served 28 years in the United States Marine Corps and Laura was instrumental in helping me achieve my goals since retirement. I routinely seek Laura’s assistance on all matters that help me move forward with my business and personal life. Laura’s experience, knowledge  and expertise puts her at the top of my list of those I call when I need help.”  – Bruce Bright, President and CEO, BRIGHT CONSULTING GROUP

Prior to founding Transcend Leadership Coaching in 2002, Huckabee-Jennings completed degrees in Physical Chemistry from Princeton University, a Master’s in Comparative Culture from Jochi University in Japan, and an MBA from INSEAD in France. She has worked in leadership positions in strategy consulting, consumer packaged goods and high technology companies around the world, including in Switzerland, Poland, Israel, Japan, China and the US.

Transcend Leadership Coaching specializes in helping clients develop higher-level leadership skills, build robust high-performance teams, and develop effective executive presence. Since starting Transcend Leadership Coaching in 2002, Huckabee-Jennings has worked with leaders and executives in businesses large and small to improve productivity, build trust, reduce stress and grow business. In her work, she challenges her clients to overcome their internal resistance to change and take calculated risks to develop greater awareness, change outdated behaviors and create phenomenal results.

Laura can be reached via email at [email protected]