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Coaching is a powerful partnership with someone whose only agenda is to hold you to your highest potential. A coach can help you set and manage goals, discover your life’s purpose or calling – support you in achieving a mission and strategize with you about mapping about the best possible course of action for your dreams and your goals.

You can scroll down this page to view categories of TYPES of coaches or use the link below to view all the coaches listed here. Many offer sliding scale rates for military-connected. Some offer pro-bono – ALL  support the notion of helping military-connected individuals live a life of dignity and satisfaction. Coaching is an investment on both the part of the client and the coach yet the returns can be ten-fold…

If you have a chance, even a minute, to decide to work with a coach ( I worked with Jessi), take it. It is worth 10 times the cost.  I can clearly say that this time spent was just the right intensity, and may be the most impactful investment that I have made. ”  T.S. Navy Veteran

life and career coaching

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  • Clarity in Career Goals
  • Improved Interpersonal/communication skills
  • Mastery of Personal Brand
  • Concise Career Roadmap
  • Improved Confidence
  • Improved Decision-Making Skills
  • Management of Resume and Online Profiles
  • Interviewing Mastery
  • Improved goal setting
  • The building of sustainable success
  • Career alignment tools

*Coaching is not therapy and is not training. It is an experience of growth, guidance, and empowerment.

***THINK BLueRio’ Coaches for Veterans does not assume responsibility for the quality of services from the listed below, nor do we endorse any individual coach. Many of the coaches below, however, have been trained in the highly regarded BlueRio Hawk Eye and Life Map Coach process.



Airial W. Dandridge & The Veteran Woman, LLC
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Airial is an Army Veteran, Certified Veteran Development Coach (CVDC) and Founder of The Veteran Woman, LLC. Airial has a coaching style that is solution-focused, transformational and comprehensive. Her passion is to help others unveil the hope that has been hidden by anxiety, depression and PTSD and help find passion, purpose and pleasure in life once again.

Business Phone Number: 785) 340-5184
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Autumn McClenaghan, Career 1125
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Career 1125 provides Career Coaching, Resume Review, Professional Online Presence Review, and Higher Education Navigation services to various client types including veterans.

Business Phone Number: 949-445-1125
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Chris Hoffmann
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Chris Hoffmann, (CVDC)  is a United States Marine Veteran turned trainer and coach, who has spent the past four years in his own transition and learning what it takes to bring the high standards of the military into civilian life. He leads leadership programs for a international personal/professional development company called Landmark Worldwide and is proud to announce with Hawk Eye's partnership the new project of his own company which exist to teach ambitious transitioning Veterans on how  to live a passionate, purposeful, and high performing civilian life. "United we rise. Together we succeed."

Business Phone Number: 636-295-7477
Cleve Arrington, MBA, PMP, CVDC
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Serving DC, MD, and VA (DMV) locations

Business Phone Number: 703.395.9300
Cynthia Sward
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Cynthia’s individualized coaching approach assists clients maximize their potential with a practical focus on mindset, interpersonal relationship abilities and context specific actions and behaviors. Complimentary 20-minute coaching call available – bring a question you want to focus on.

Business Phone Number: 1.626.795.1341
Dan Fardella, RRT/Ph.D,  CVDC
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Serving New York and FLA (USAF Veteran)

dbk Associates
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dbkAssociates is home to Executive Leader Coach and has been providing leadership coaching for more than a decade. We are dedicated to creating a better world one leader at a time.

Business Phone Number: 949-436-0222
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Destinee Prete
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Destinee Prete (CVDC), currently living in the Fort Belvoir, VA/DC Metro area, understands the challenge of veteran transition and development as she - grew up an Army ‘brat’, is an Army Veteran, an Army spouse, worked as a career counselor for the SFL-TAP program for the Army and is now a Master Trainer for the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) VA benefits advisors. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and focusing her studies on Veterans research.

Business Phone Number: (813) 817-5698
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Donna M. Stephens
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Donna M. Stephens is a Board Certified Life Coach in Davis, CA. Drawing from her counseling experience, she is skilled in supporting a client's desire to move forward with the knowledge and understanding of a professional coaching interaction. She has earned a certificate of completion through the Hawk Eye Coach Training program. Ms. Stephens sees this as an opportunity to give back to so many who were willing to support us at home.


Business Phone Number: 540.400.6681
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Front Row Performance Coaching (FRPC)
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Neal Henderson, a Navy Master Chief (retired), and Certified Success Coach, builds bridges between Employers and transitioning Military Veterans. Serving the Mid-Atlantic area, Neal guides transitioning Military Veterans and/or their family members to explore their skill sets, then create a career map for their life’s journey. Complimentary 1 hour coaching experience.

Business Phone Number: (703) 642-2735
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Judith Ingalls – The Coach Approach, LLC
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As a personal and business coach, my mission is to encourage individuals to step out and pursue their dreams, engage them in the exciting process of developing their full personal and professional potential, and celebrate their success with them as they achieve their goals. Let’s talk about how we can work together to achieve your goals and make your vision a reality!

Business Phone Number: 210.842.4593
Kay Sanders – The Jump Start Coach
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Certified Coach & Best-Selling Author
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Business Phone Number: 915-216-2743 or 915-345-9670
Leia Francisco, M.A., CCE Board Certified Coach (Leia Francisco Associates)
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Deep background in career and life transitions (coach/trainer, author), maximizing personal strengths and customized strategies. My familiarity with military life enhances working with veterans and their families. Work by phone and Skype. Free 30-minute introductory consultation.

Business Phone Number: 830.285.0139 / Skype: leiafrancisco2
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Lori Luna, CVDC
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Free coaching for Camp Lejeune/New River area active duty, veterans and family members

Mariecor Agravante, CVDC
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California and Nationwide, Complimentary 30-minute session



Business Phone Number: (619)-537-9867
Nabors Coaching Group, LLC
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Tricia Nabors, CVDC, Offering a complimentary 30 minute session - serving the Lancaster, PA area.

Business Phone Number: (717) 799.5343
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Patricia Poertner, BCC
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Patricia Poertner is a Board Certified Coach, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and a National Certified Counselor. Additionally, she is a certified leadership feedback specialist for the Executive Development Center at Bradley University, Peoria, Il. Patricia enjoys working individually with clients and has a heart for helping people get where they want to go personally and professionally.

Business Phone Number: (309)692-6622.
The Personal Advancement Group
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The Personal Advancement Group educates and inspires individuals navigating a challenging life transition, person or professional. Our mission is to serve other and open new pathways for greater success in all areas of life.


Business Phone Number: (661) 209-2172
Danielle Holloway, CLMC, CVDC
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Danielle Holloway is a Career Navigator with Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona. She is a Certified Life Map Coach and Certified Veteran Development Coach. She assists Veterans and their families with digital skills training and pathway support.

Business Phone Number: 928-466-7023