Parker is a professional life coach who specializes in leadership coaching and training. Parker is committed to helping individuals and organizations rediscover the leader from within. She is the founder and CEO of The Anderson Advantage Group, an international coaching and executive management firm based in Washington, D.C. Often considered an internationalist, Parker has lived and worked throughout the globe including Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and South America. She is multilingual with native-like proficiency in Spanish and French, and she has lectured on varied coaching, management, and development topics, in countries around the world, including Austria, Jamaica, South Africa, Barbados, and Panama.
A noted lecturer and author, Parker has authored articles and/or professional manuals on managing change in the workplace, issues affecting women in development, addressing linguistic and cultural diversity, changing the dialogue of war and conflict to peaceful resolutions, and living with disappointments and how to choose powerful outcomes in the face of unmet needs. She is a graduate of Boston University, University of Massachusetts, and The Coach for Life, Master Coach Training Program, and the Coachville Proficiencies Training Course.
She is also an active member with The National Association for the Education of Young Children, the National Black Child Development Institute, and the African and American Women's Association. Parker's commitment is to work with the IAC's international programs and projects and to increase the active involvement of members worldwide.
Parker works with people and organizations interested in being leaders who inspire.
Keri is a Senior Vice President and Market Manager with Pinnacle Financial Partners. She has an extensive history in the banking world. She is actively involved in her community. Among other responsibilities she has taken on, she serves as the Treasurer of Nashville Symphony Orchestra League, a Committee Member of Interfaith Dental Clinic Capital Campaign, and a Member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fundraising Committee. She is also a member of the Austin Peay State University Foundation Board of Trustees and of the Junior League of Nashville. Keri has also been the recipient of quite a list of honors. She was placed on the Tennessean’s “Top 40 under 40” list. In 2002 she was selected for inclusion in Business Nashville’s “30 Under 30” list. The same year she was named one of Austin Peay State University’s Outstanding Young Alumna and one of Union Planters Corporation “UP Best”. In 1994 she was appointed by Governor Ned McWherter to Tennessee’s Higher Education Commission for one year.
Keri looks forward to helping the IAC become more efficient and effective with service relative to our members' financial needs and our organization’s financial policies and procedures.
Christian is an authority on business success. The founder of Small Biz U, one of the fastest growing business schools in America, with business owner students all around the world. He is the author of "What The Top 25 Business Leaders In American History Have To Teach You About Your Business!" and "The #1 Fastest Way To Grow Your Coaching Business: A New Model For Coaching". Christian has taught over 50 different classes on business development and is sought after as a speaker by many business organizations.
Christian earned an AA with honors from the College of DuPage and a BSED from NIU. He is a Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming and a Certified Hypno-Therapist.
He recently moved from Chicago to San Diego. A recently reformed work-aholic, Christian is exploring all the fun things to do in life, like taking walks on the beach, playing basketball, and figuring out what else he will find enjoyable!
Christian plans to help the IAC grow into the #1 most turned to resource for all things coach related, and be a hub where all coaching organizations cooperate with each other for the benefit of coaches, clients, and humanity!
Diane was honored to be invited to serve on the IAC Board of Governors. Diane is part of the team that is developing intellectual property that describes masterful coaching in universal terms that transcend geographical boundaries, culture, lines of business and particular training methodologies. She is the acting Corporate Secretary. And, to ensure that the IAC is poised for the future, Diane is bringing her expertise to assist with strategic and organizational planning. She is committed to the mission of the IAC to be an independent, global credentialing body of the art and science of coaching.
Diane is the founder of Lead Your Life™, LLC, a coaching and consulting business that concentrates on career enrichment, leadership development and organization effectiveness. Diane, along with Kimberly Sobie, is a cofounder of Symarete™, a coaching and consulting partnership that helps leaders and organizations reach their greatest potential.
Diane has an M.B.A., a J.D., and over twenty years of experience as a lawyer and a corporate human resource executive. Diane is an IAC certified coach. She is also a certified DiSC™ trainer and a certified life purpose and career coach.
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