KATE GIGAX

COACH + FACILITATOR

Kate is a certified Executive Coach, Facilitator, and the Founder of Development Corps.  She partners with clients who seek to find, reconnect with, and explore their authentic genius.  Her clients, who are predominantly women in their second act of life, realize the thinking and behaviors that served them well in their first act may need to shift as they invest in what matters most. She supports her clients to set an inspiring vision for the future and to design empowering beliefs and behaviors that align with the vision. A 

 

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 lover of questions and believer that 99% of the work to be done occurs with a shift in mindset, she finds meaning in supporting clients to live more integrated, whole lives while also achieving never-before achieved career success.  

 

A seasoned facilitator, Kate facilitates an annual year-long women’s leadership development program for a large technology organization in Silicon Valley and she designed and facilitated an annual, year-long mentoring program pairing mid-level high potential leaders with executives within a financial institution.  She has designed and facilitated workshops, team off sites, and training sessions on a range of topics including executive presence, trust, accountability, effective teams, coaching skills, and dealing with different personalities.

 

Kate has a Master's in Industrial Organizational Psychology from George Mason University and a Bachelor's in Psychology from Arizona State University.   She holds a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University and a Certificate in Coach Supervision from Goldvarg Consulting.  She is also certified in the Neuroleadership Institute’s Brain Based Coaching Conversations, Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder Centered Coaching methodology, the Workplace Big Five, Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI), the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI), DiSC, Influence Style Indicator, and the Co-Hero Leadership Framework.  She is a Professional Certified Coach recognized by the International Coach Federation (ICF) with over 1500 hours of experience coaching leaders.  She is a member of the Los Angeles ICF chapter, an affiliate coach with the Center for Creative Leadership and the Leadership Research Institute.

3311 Oak Glen Dr Los Angeles CA 90068