“Vicki’s sense of humor, deep caring for her clients, and professionalism make her stand out as a Coach. Her clients benefit from her extensive nonprofit and government experience and her communication expertise. I’m proud to have Vicki on our team.” –Donna Schilder, Master Certified Coach
Vicki Rich, ACC, BCC, MBA is a Leadership, Career, & Job Search Coach who inspires her clients to reach the next level in their personal and professional endeavors through the development of a clear direction, dedication to personal growth, and taking consistent action.
Vicki believes that action follows passion and encourages her clients to build their career around their strengths, areas of greatest potential, and past contribution. Vicki is also trained in Donna Schilder’s Career Exploration Process, which she uses to help clients discover a meaningful career that aligns with their personality, values, and desired lifestyle.
Trained in Donna Schilder’s Job Search process, Vicki works with Job Search clients (new graduates, mid-career professionals, and high-level leaders), supporting them in finding their dream jobs through the use of both traditional and out-of-the-box job search strategies, effectively managing their personal brand, and being more efficient in taking action.
Vicki also helps businesses and leaders make the most out of their best resources by matching strategy to vision, elevating and leveraging their influence, and increasing team alignment.
With 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing, strategic communication, and management—Vicki understands the importance of building deep business acumen, effective strategic planning, and continuous progress measurement.
She is especially adept at supporting clients in simplifying their myriad thoughts, clearing the clutter, organizing priorities, and evaluating options. She is recognized as an effective Leadership & Career Coach for her insightful questions, calm presence, and focus on tangible solutions.
Vicki’s career has spanned the public and private sectors—including state and federal government, local and national political campaigns, international diplomatic events, trade associations, and the insurance and healthcare industries.
She has coached leaders and professionals in communication and marketing; non-profit and trade association leaders; elected and appointed political officials; national, state, and local government; utilities; law; banking and financial industry; aerospace industry; manufacturing; high technology; healthcare and healthcare regulators; insurance; churches and ministries; and professional services.
Vicki is an ACC through the International Coach Federation (ICF) and a Board Certified Coach (BCC) through the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) and has completed Coach Certification Training through Coach Academy International (CTI) and World Coach Institute. She previously earned a B.S. in Communication from Franklin University and an M.B.A. from Keller Graduate School of DeVry University. Her continuing education includes Coaching Competencies, Strategic Communication, Management, and Leadership Studies.
Vicki grew up on a farm with eight older siblings and two business-owner parents who taught traditional values and personal responsibility. She is also guided by her personal values of faith, curiosity, and learning. And she avidly reads about business, leadership, management, and political history.
Vicki’s interests include landscape photography, horseback and motorcycle riding, kayaking, and creative writing. After growing up on a farm with dogs, cats, horses, cows, and pigs—Vicki can’t imagine a home without pets. She shares her current home with two cats and looks forward to owning her next horse.
Leadership Coaching Testimonials
“Vicki asks good questions to help guide me.” – F.K., Operations Director, Manufacturing
“Vicki has been very supportive. She understands where I’m coming from. She is a good match for me. She has guided me and offered solutions for specific problems and input into decisions. She has been very sensitive to my personality and this has allowed me to be more open. She has help me build my confidence and helped me feel energized to overcome my challenges. She has been great.” – MB, Operations Manager, Banking Industry
“I always let Vicki know how appreciated she is and valuable to not just myself but my team and the organization as a whole. I am learning so much. Leadership Coaching is extremely valuable for first time Managers and those re-entering such a role. Highly recommended. It makes all the difference when managing a team, large or small. Thank you again Vicki!” – MB, Senior Regional Manager, Real Estate Staffing Agency
Career & Job Search Coaching Testimonials
“Vicki listens well and reflects to me what I have said. I get stuck and she provides her point of view and it is helpful.” – S.R., Professional Development, Manufacturing
“Vicki was a consummate professional and very insightful – I did enjoy speaking with her and got some excellent tips.” – L.E., Communications Specialist
Vicki’s Coaching Hours
|Monday: 8:30 to 7:30 PM
|Monday: 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM
|Monday: 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM
|Tuesday: 1 PM to 7:30 PM
|Tuesday: 3 PM to 9:30 PM
|Tuesday: 4 PM to 10:30 PM
|Wednesday: 9 AM to 7:30 PM
|Wednesday: 11 AM to 9:30 PM
|Wednesday 12 Noon to 10:30 PM
|Thursday: 2 PM to 7:30 PM
|Thursday: 4 PM to 9:30 PM
|Thursday: 5 PM to 10:30 PM
|Friday: 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM
|Friday: 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM
|Friday: 11:30 AM to 10:30 PM