Deborah Sakelaris

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East Chicago, Indiana
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Deborah is a Professional Certified Life and Career Coach, published author and professional public speaker. She is dedicated to helping individuals create passion, joy and success in their life and in their career. Deborah’s coaching expertise is in individual and group, executive, life and career coaching. She works in the areas of Life Transitions, Work/Life Balance, and Career Management. Deborah also provides training in areas including stress and time management, strategic planning, leadership development and goal setting.

Deborah is trained and certified by the Coaches Training Institute and iPEC Coaching, both fully accredited internationally recognized coaching programs, and a member of the governing body for coaches, The International Coach Federation.

With a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/PR and a Master’s Degree in Business from Ball State University, Deborah began her career at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida Working in Guest Relations and then becoming an assistant to the President. Deborah has over 15 years of progressive experience in training and development with expertise in the areas of coaching, operational management, recruiting, wellness management, and program development.

After leaving Walt Disney World she became the Wellness Director for the Wellness Council of Indiana. In this position Deborah coached and trained steel mill employees, healthcare workers and corporate employees on how to live a balanced life, teaching stress management, weight management and smoking cessation, along with other wellness programs. Deborah also worked as the National Franchise Manager at Randstad Staffing Services, where she managed, trained and coached 47 franchise owners and their staff teams in all areas of the employment industry.

Deborah is an active member several professional and volunteer organizations. She has also presented and coached individuals and groups on recruiting, sales, and training and development for individuals, staff members, management teams and corporate leaders across the country.