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Meet the Board of Directors

Kimberly Errigo, MA, MCC,
Executive Director

Kimberly Errigo, MA, MCC is an award-winning executive leadership coach and trusted adviser to entrepreneurs and C-level executives at top companies around the world. She is a subject matter expert in learning and development, coaching, psychology, applied neuroscience, integrative wellness, and conscious leadership. Kimberly has been a coach for more than 20 years.

Kimberly’s qualifications include the elite Master Certified Coach credential, a Master’s degree in psychology, and two teaching credentials in science. She is also an integrative healer trained in mind body medicine techniques, including yoga and meditation.

Christy Brandt
Secretary and Director of Strategy

Christy Brandt has over 25 years direct leadership experience in product and engineering teams which she brings directly to her coaching.

Having been a VP and C-level executive at many companies, she has led organizations through growth, large transformations, IPO, and mergers, and ultimately helped them reach the next level, in both business and culture.  

She now applies this experience to help leaders get to the next level, sits on two coaching organization boards, and specializes in high-tech startups, doing executive, team coaching, and values coaching.

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Karmen Reed
Treasurer and Director of Membership

Karmen Reed is a Money Mindset and Success Habits Coach and Mentor. She helps her clients create a better relationship with money so they can find more clarity, confidence, energy and courage to take their life and their career/business to the next level of success and joy.

She works with women lead by their entrepreneurial spirit into adventure of creating positive changes and an amazing life. She is constantly learning and creating programs that are designed to take you on a journey of self-discovery and transformation in every area of your life.

Karmen is a Certified Sacred Money Archetypes® Coach, Money Breakthrough Method® Certified Coach, Certified High Performance Coach® and Money, Marketing and Soul Certified Coach®.

Michael Neeley
Director of Enrollment

Michael Neeley is a former professional actor and medieval knight turned speaker, business mentor, and best-selling author of Zero to Launch Podcast Accelerator. He hosts four popular podcasts, including the critically acclaimed Consciously Speaking, Buy This – Not That!, Something to Wine About, and The PodQuest Show.

A member of the Screen Actors Guild, Michael has appeared in feature films with Mel Gibson and Kevin Costner, performed off Broadway with Andre Braugher, and had recurring roles in several soap operas.

The founder of The Authority Academy, Michael trains and supports heart-centered entrepreneurs in professional speaking, virtual summits, getting published, and hosting their own podcast.

Aaron McPherson
Director of Social Media
Aaron McPherson is a financial and money coach who focuses on providing financial education and money mindset work to members of the LGBTQ community. In addition to his coaching business, Aaron also works in the biology department at UC Santa Cruz as an internship coordinator. 
 
Through Aaron’s bachelors degree in Finances and Economics and his background in working in businesses from supply chain, to higher education technology, to coaching college students, Aaron learned to combine all of his passions to start his coaching company, Fierce Money. Fierce Money believes that financial education and money can help us find our power and use that power to improve the world around us. In his work with members of the LGBTQ community, he aims to improve their relationship with their finances and money as a whole in order for them to harness their power.