Please listen below to portions of a panel discussion.
Biographies of the guests are below audio clips.
Mentoring vs. Coaching PanelExcerptmentorvscoach
Value of Coach Training PanelExcerpthawkvalue
Focusing on Veterans PanelExcerpthawkfocus
Meet Ashley Gonzalez – CVDC (Certified Veteran Development Coach)
Ashley Gonzalez is originally from the Bronx, New York. In 1991, at the age of 18, he graduated from St. Raymond s High School for Boys and joined the U.S. Navy. Ashley served our nation as a Logistic Specialist supporting air squadrons and expeditionary sailors involved in Operations Iraqi Freedom & Enduring Freedom. His most recent and last tour of duty was onboard the USS McClusky, stationed in San Diego, conducting counter narcotic operations in the Eastern Pacific. There is where Ashley retired after 21 years of dedicated Navy service.Ashley currently works as a Senior Consultant with Client Solution Architects, a professional services firm that delivers strategic and operational solutions for Government and Commercial clients in San Diego, CA. He continues to support our country by providing Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) consultant services to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/ashleygonzalez
Meet Patricia Rundblade: CVDC (Certified Veteran Development Coach)
Born and raised in the military town of San Antonio, Texas, she is the only girl of six children from a very modest middle class very traditional Hispanic family. She met and married a man in the Air Force. For the next twenty years, her life was filled with children, relocations to new countries, and states, remote tours, deployments, and numerous TDY s, spouses groups, awards dinners, numerous friendships that have come and gone; all in support of her spouse’s career. She has a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from the University of Great Falls, Montana. She has worked in an off-base high school special education program and in a middle school special education program located on a military base. In 2004, her spouse was retiring after twenty years of serving his country, and in the aftermath of this transition, divorce followed rather quickly, and so did the start of a new chapter of her life. She is now a certified coach.Patricia Rundblade, PR Life PathwaysCertified Life Coach/Chief Energy OfficerPCK Education Counseling Solutions Connect: www.prlifepathways.com
Meet Lindsay Walker – CVDC (Certified Veteran Development Coach)
As an organizational consultant, Lindsay s ultimate goal has been to provide resources that will guide individuals at all levels of your business towards a more satisfying experience in the workplace. Among other interest areas, Lindsay frequently advises on topics involving career and personal development, employee satisfaction, and survey creation and analysis. As the engagement of employees and leaders are of such great importance, she promotes conflict management and team building strategies to accomplish growth and development. Lindsay focuses on long-term goals while also addressing short term plans to achieve organizational excellence.She recognizes that obstacles at the foundation may be disguised by surface symptoms, and not responding to the deeper problems can hinder change efforts.She has a B.S. Psychology, Texas A&M University; M.S. Consulting Psychology, Alliant International University, School of Management . LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/lindsay-walker-m-s/14/a89/554