Sandy understands how to turn a challenge into an opportunity. In 2013 her husband survived a massive brain bleed, leaving her resolved to abandon her well-established career to join him in his coaching practice. Since then she has been retained by C-Suite, Principals, Partners, Senior Management, Higher Education, and College Athletics leaders. In addition, hundreds of leaders have participated in her Relating for Results workshops.
Before joining Iron Coaching, Sandy was Senior Vice President at Sterling Brands. This role capped off 15 years in market research and strategy in which she consistently generated multi-million dollar revenue streams. Sandy started her career at Xerox Corporation where she advanced quickly and was the youngest manager in company history to lead a major accounts team. Their world-class leadership and sales training are still in her DNA.
Sandy graduated from Willamette University with a Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude in Political Science. An avid learner, she’s logged over 100+ hours in professional development courses and completed a year-long specialty certification in Emotional Intelligence Coaching.
Active in her community, Sandy commits her time to initiatives that focus on education, child welfare, women’s advancement, and healthy communities. She is currently an advisor for Mentors 360, an organization that equips the next generation of leaders and received a Distinguished Service Award from the City of Lake Oswego.
Outside of work, Sandy loves to travel, work up a sweat in her garden or master a challenging yoga posture.