ABOUT ANNE DURAND, MCC;
Durand, MCC, lives in Arlington, VA, with her husband, and three
dogs. Anne launched her private coaching career after 20 years
as an executive for NASDAQ followed by a second successful career
as a small business (art gallery) owner.
Her current areas of specialization are mentoring and supervising
coaches and providing individual coaching to executives, entrepreneurs
and small business owners.
Anne's own coach training began before coaching was even a
buzzword! Her first coaching client was the CEO of NASDAQ who
handpicked her to help him (and his direct reports) design and
navigate a delicate and complex culture change within the organization.
Anne later obtained specialized training at the National Training
Lab (NTL) Institute and Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)
in group dynamics, leadership, and organizational change.
She received her CPCC (Certified Professional Coactive Coach)
certification as well as advanced leadership training through
Coaches Training Institute. Anne trained directly with Laura
Whitworth and Karen Kimsey-House, cofounders of the Coaches
Anne is frequently called on to represent the field of coaching
and to share her expertise with the coaching community. She
has been interviewed by Time Magazine, USA Today, and the Wall
Street Journal about executive coaching, and she has presented
at conferences such as the Psychotherapy Networker and the American
Currently serving on the Application Review Committee of the
International Coach Federation, she has helped to maintain a
high standard of excellence for the coaching profession.
Anne is CEO and Director of Training of MentorCoach, an ICF
accredited coach training program for mental health professionals.
MentorCoach was founded in 1997 by Ben Dean, Ph.D., Anne's long-time
mentor and friend.
Anne served as Training Director for Authentic Happiness Coaching,
an international program (co-founded by Dr. Martin Seligman
and Dr. Ben Dean) designed to teach coaches and mental health
professionals how to integrate the innovative concepts and techniques
of positive psychology into their work with clients.
Anne is a master coach and teacher who has inspired hundreds
of clients and students to transform their personal and professional