Transition to Transformation with Group Coaching


Are you facing any of these problems?

Bogged down by bureaucracy

You're feeling overwhelmed dealing with bureaucratic issues that are stifling the impact you hoped you would have.

Feeling stuck

You can see there are so many better ways things could be done, but the current culture has you feeling stuck.

Afraid of change

Your people are more than willing to do the work, but not ready to do things differently. They're afraid of change.

Who is this program for?


University Leaders

Technical Leaders

Healthcare Leaders


Why is group coaching so valuable?

  • Calibration in knowing you’re not alone in what you’re experiencing
  • Regular connection to stay aware of what matters most right now
  • Catalyzed awareness using various tools from your NHS coach
  • Gentle accountability partners to ensure transformation
  • Collaboration with colleagues on similar paths
  • Networking to share wisdom from experts just like you
  • Lasting impact for yourself and the people you lead

What does this program include?

6x Monthly Group Coaching Sessions

Virtual, 2-3 hours each

2x One-on-One Coaching Sessions

Virtual, with your NHS coach

Easy Forms to Spark Insight

To be completed prior to the group coaching sessions

Guaranteed Confidentiality

Signed confidentiality agreements to ensure safety in discussing topics without repercussion

Total Price:
$8,000 per leader

Each group will contain no less than 4 and no more than 6 participants to maximize the unique spark that happens within groups ready to gain awareness and make big leaps towards their goals.  We highly recommend attending all sessions to maximize the benefit.  Sessions will not be recorded.

“New Horizon Strategies’ dedication, guidance, insight, humor, encouragement, candor, honesty, love and most importantly pushing us to challenge ourselves to gain a clearer perspective of where our future paths lie is something for which I will be forever grateful. Thank you New Horizon Strategies for cultivating the seeds for our team’s growth along with my own. You’re simply the best.”

- Maya B. PomroyFounder, The Public Lead

“The tools used in our group coaching like brain-writing, meditation, drawing, and co-coaching each other were awesome. They helped me get clear on my own goals and support my team, all while making it fun.”

- Rice University Executive Leader

Who are my coaches?

David Evans

Associate Certified Coach, Executive & Leadership Development

David Evans has extensive practical experience in business improvement and leadership. His passion is to develop and sustain thriving businesses by enhancing the effective contribution people make and fostering greater collaboration between people, teams and organisations. Highly experienced in both product and business-services markets, he operates well in all sizes of organisation in his role as consultant, coach, mentor and academic lecturer. Clients find his style approachable, challenging and outcomes-focussed.

David’s career started in strategic planning before progressing into international consumer-goods marketing, sales and general management. He became highly skilled at new product development and marketing. His line-management approach focussed equally on task and people. He led businesses through periods of rapid growth and significant change, delivering ambitious targets and simultaneously developing the people around him. As a consultant, David has won and delivered numerous consultancy projects, mainly focussed on leadership development, business improvement and organisational change. He has also led the drive for new service offerings and strategically-sound business development.

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Dr. Ellen Zimmerman

Professional Certified Coach, Executive & Leadership Development

Ellen Zimmerman is an energetic presenter, trainer, coach and curriculum developer who creates high-impact learning activities. She believes people are powerful when they focus on their strengths and set goals, and that is why she works to enhance leaders at all levels.

Besides coaching for development, Ellen specializes in delivering training and development curricula with real-world discussions and activities. She knows it takes courage and confidence to address the challenges of today’s workforce, and the only way to maintain those skills is to embrace new learnings every day.

A frequent keynoter and trainer for organizations and nonprofits, Ellen applies programs such as Dare to Lead™, Fierce Conversations, DiSC, Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team and her own team-focused content. She knows that developing courageous leadership, and the confidence to lead teams through collaboration and clear communications, are crucial for success.

Ellen has enjoyed careers in business, education and healthcare, where she trained and coached existing and new leaders. She currently teaches College of Business graduate and undergraduate courses at Lamar University in Texas, where she is working on a coaching program for students.

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Dr. Jerry Fu

Associate Certified Coach & Talent Optimization Specialist

Jerry Fu - a certified coach and pharmacist - specializes in conflict resolution coaching, culture design, and leadership development. He loves equipping new leaders, especially Asian professionals in their mid-20s to early 30s.

Jerry provides individual coaching, group coaching, and workshop facilitation. He has coached clients in legal, healthcare, and financial industries. He is involved in both the Asian Chamber of Commerce and the Organization of Chinese Americans Greater Houston chapter.

Prior to becoming a coach, Jerry worked as a pharmacy manager for several companies. His responsibilities included maintaining compliance, building a healthy work culture, optimizing workflow, maintaining relationships with other healthcare professionals, and collaborating with marketers.

His clients experience clarity in next steps, confidence to do them, and closure to move on to the next task with whatever challenges they face.

When he’s not coaching, Jerry enjoys podcasting and salsa dancing.

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Dr. Laura Licato

Professional Certified Coach, Leadership Development

Dr. Laura Licato is a passionate executive coach, facilitator, trainer, and scientist who helps individuals, groups, and organizations reach beyond their goals into their highest potential. She specializes in executive and faculty development, focusing on enhanced job performance, resilience, engagement, and health through the development of personal leadership attributes and competencies, such as emotional intelligence and peaceful conflict resolution. She supports people in making transformative and sustainable changes which bring forth their most engaged and effective selves.

In addition to providing coaching, workshop facilitation, trainings, and consulting she teaches Integrative Wellness Coaching in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, at Saybrook University, as well as teaching in the Internal Coach Certification program at Harris Health System. She has a deep love for teaching, mentoring, and training program development, so derives much joy from her work training the next generation of coaches. She inspires her students with her own love of learning, insatiable curiosity, and drive to create supportive community. Laura is also currently serving on the ICF Global Independent Review Board (IRB) Committee.

Holding a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, Laura leverages her 20+ years of experience in the healthcare field as a successful cancer research scientist and manager prior to becoming a coach. Throughout her scientific career, she excelled at nurturing the professional growth of her employees, empowering them to achieve new levels of success and satisfaction. She brings her expertise in creating collaborative work environments, enhancing team dynamics, and creating impactful and sustainable strategies for continuous improvement to her coaching.

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Michael Conteh

Professional Certified Coach, Six Sigma Black Belt Facilitator, & Behavioral Analyst

Michael is an accomplished International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach, Six Sigma Black Belt Facilitator and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He has a comprehensive management background from years of working in the C-suite of his own businesses and various industries to support training and education for patients with Autism.

His proven leadership abilities culminate in driving daily organizational operations, providing management training, and supporting clients with wellness coaching. Michael has exceptional communication skills and expertise in delivering business consulting to companies on enhancing on-boarding, retention rate, and staff motivation through the Organized Behavior Management (OBM) model.

During his career, Michael has collaborated with HR leaders for on-boarding and staff reinforcement programs and developing training curriculum for companies of all types all while bringing passion and creative energy. He was previously a full time entrepreneur for 13 years growing a company to 3 large facilities serving 1,000+ children and employees. Michael has also spoken to the police academy about special needs de-escalation techniques and started a nonprofit to help parents who have children with special needs. Michael has a special desire and extensive experience supporting children and young adults with Autism.

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Patricia Porter

LCSW & Professional Certified Coach, Executive & Leadership Development

Patricia “Pattie” Porter is a certified coach, Certified Virtual Facilitator™, credentialed workplace mediator, seasoned leadership team development facilitator and professional speaker.

Since the mid-1990s, Pattie’s study and practice as a conflict management and resolution consultant, mediator and team facilitator has helped to reduce the anxiety and organizational distress many leaders and teams experience as a result of destructive conflict engagement and ineffective change-transition management.

Today, Pattie provides executive coaching plus specialized conflict management and abrasive behavior coaching for individuals and teams wishing to change their caustic environments. She has coached clients with federal government agencies, universities, research institutions and municipal services in the U.S., as well as a private firm in the Mediterranean. She also facilitates programs to help companies, universities, and federal and state agencies change the status quo.

Pattie is a mentor to coaches, facilitators and mediators for the Navy, Transportation Security Administration and Department of the Interior. She is also an adjunct faculty member for the graduate program in dispute resolution at Southern Methodist University in Texas, teaching conflict coaching and group facilitation since 2013.

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Dr. Stanley Ward

Associate Certified Coach, Leadership Coach, Author, & Educator

Dr. Stanley J. Ward wants to see leaders reduce unnecessary conflict, avoid burnout, and create sustainable positive change - both at work and home. He enjoys working with young and mid-career leaders to realize and apply the truth of Marshall Goldsmith’s famous observation: “What got you here won’t get you there.”

To do that, he works with leaders to define essential success metrics while also developing the relationships and thinking habits needed for their transition into greater leadership effectiveness.

His coaching program excels at helping leaders in transition as they adjust to new responsibilities, new contexts, and new challenges, so they can succeed both at work and home.

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Laurie Hall

Founder, New Horizon Strategies LLC
Professional Certified Coach, Keynote Speaker, & Executive Facilitator

Laurie Hall – a certified coach, certified facilitator, and seasoned speaker – founded New Horizon Strategies LLC in 2011 to inspire sustainable change in the professional world. She provides transformation to leaders through coaching, facilitation, consulting, and speaking. She is a frequent keynote and breakout session speaker on technical and motivational topics to inspire personal and professional growth.

Laurie brings a unique perspective to coaching and facilitation since she spent the first part of her career in project- and system-level engineering and management, facilitation, and organizational development to support human life in space and operational excellence on the ground. Her work effected change at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Lockheed Martin, Jacobs Sverdrup, and Schlumberger-Dowell.

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