Michelle Braden

IMG_9534 [1280x768]TV SHOW 11.24.13: WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL LIFE SKILLS? Michelle Braden is the CEO of MSBCoach, an ICF certified and 100% woman owned business. She has a passion for coaching women in leadership in order to partner with them in discovering their full potential. Michelle has coached and trained leaders and teams for more than 18 years. Michelle received her Advanced Human Behavior Certification and Wellness Coaching certification from the Leadership Institute of America and is certified with Corporate Coach You, ICF and the Center for Creative Leadership. She is an advanced certified associate of Emergenetics International, is a certified coach and adjunct faculty for Center for Creative Leadership, and served as a panelist for the World Coaching Conference in 2011.

Michelle has worked with female entrepreneurs and executives from Capital One, the University of Virginia, General Dynamics, LexisNexis, UVA Medical Center and the Federal Reserve Bank to name a few. She also served in leadership, coaching and training positions for corporations such as Robert Half International and Retirement Unlimited Incorporated. She has written two leadership training manuals and is a freelance writer for Thought Leaders Blog, Lead Change Blog, Leadership Courseware Blog, The Business Networker, and Forward/Adelante magazine.

As adjunct faculty at Piedmont Community College, Michelle teaches leadership development and high performance team building. Michelle serves on the leadership board of the Building Goodness Foundation and the small business committee for the VA Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is also the founder of the, the Executive Women’s Connection, the Emerging Executive Leadership Program and the Authentic Leadership Summit.

Prior to founding MSBCoach, Michelle’s experiences extend to teaching elementary school, juvenile rehab, and worked in school administration. In Michelle’s first year of teaching, she received the Teacher of Excellence Award in Bedford, PA. Michelle has also worked in executive leadership with Robert Half International, Retirement Unlimited incorporated and the Church of God International. In the early 90’s Michelle founded a non-profit ministry named “Woman to Woman” in Griffin, GA.

Her down to earth approach, strategic business sense, and interpersonal relationship skills put people at ease and inspire her clients to gain the most from their coaching and training! This combination of attributes challenges and motivates leaders to achieve their highest goals.

Specialties: Advanced certified in Emergenetics, DISC and human behavior consulting, certified leadership coach – MBSCoach is a proud member of the International Coaching Federation.