MEet Valerie


People Leader









My Belief

I believe that compelling stories
lead to connections that have lasting impact.

What you say and how you say it
are the two most critical aspects of landing your message effectively,
moving you closer to your destiny.

How do I know this?

My life centers around good stories.

As a child, I spent hours at the library or curled up at home reading all types of books. I studied Journalism and Public Relations in school to understand the curiosity, nuance and strategy of what makes a great story and how to share it. As an adult, I never go anywhere without a good book by my side.

In my 25+ year career, I’ve worked with:

In my 25+ year career, I’ve worked with:

Championship professional athletes with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm & NBA Seattle SuperSonics

Leaders Around the Globe at Starbucks Coffee Company

Board of Directors and Leaders at Trupanion

Entrepreneurs at Compass and founder of the Kim Shapira Method

Family members leading their generational business at J.F. Welder Heirs

Each individual has their own ability to market, communicate and leave their legacy through their story.

My special power as a Storytelling Guide:

I keenly listen to fully understand what you want to achieve

Why partner with me?

A trusted, proven guide to many, I empower you to write the next transformative chapter of your life.

curiosity connection
Experienced Executive
Dedicated partner


We’re not so different

Like you, I’ve had a variety of life moments, some chosen, some not. With every life moment, my narrative and energy evolves: showing me the work I need to do in order to sync who I am with where I want to go.

If you’re here reading this, you probably have experienced these different life changes on your own path. Perhaps it’s been a struggle or you’re craving a fresh approach to help you navigate the story and make the most of your next chapter.

Thankfully, for both of us, I’m here to guide you!


We’re not so different

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