Paula GoudsmitPaula (Marchand) Goudsmit, President

A champion for unleashing individual, team and organizational potential, Paula brings more than 20 years of experience, leadership and commitment to her work as an executive coach, consultant and trainer. Paula has coached executives and facilitated leadership development and team building programs across many businesses, across the globe.

Prior to becoming a coach and founding High Impact Coaching and Consulting, Paula spent ten years at IBM in a variety of roles where she gained worldwide business experience in program management and marketing. She participated in a wide range of executive roundtable forums and initiatives that drove organizational change. While at IBM, she was chosen to coach IBM executives enrolled in the Wharton Business School Executive Program.

Paula holds a Master of Science degree with a concentration in organizational policy from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Assumption College. She is a Certified Professional Coach through the Coaches Training Institute, a member of the International Coaches Federation, Institute of Coaching (A Harvard Medical Affiliate) and a Certified Behavior and Ambitions Analyst.

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