The Handel Group is a corporate consulting and private coaching company founded by coaching pioneers and sisters Lauren (Handel) Zander and Beth (Handel) Weissenberger with the intention of bringing their rare expertise to a wide range of clientele.
Our Executive Coaches work with top executives and management in organizations such as AOL, BASF, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, DaVita Inc., Sony-BMG, BP –Beyond Petroleum, The New York Times Company and Vogue. Our coaches work one-on-one with executives, managers and personnel on developing exceptional leadership skills, solving issues and creating a culture of integrity and accountability within themselves and the company.
The Handel Group Education Division is in its sixth year of teaching our groundbreaking course called Designing Your Life™, which is based on our methodology. We are currently teaching courses at NYU, MIT, and Stanford Business School.
The Life Coaching Division has a roster of accomplished coaches serving clients who are interested in leading extraordinary lives with an emphasis on Personal Integrity®.
Co-Founder and Chairman of the Handel Group®
Lauren Zander is the co-Founder and Chairman of The Handel Group®, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company. Concerned with the issues of global warming and human impact on the environment, Zander held the prestigious post of Earth Fellow at the UN Development Program’s Global Environment Facility. During that time,...
Beth's introduction to the value of The Handel Method was on a phone call with her younger sister, Lauren Zander. She was deeply affected by the rich value of her sister’s coaching. It was the first time that Beth truly understood and recognized the genius of Lauren’s methodologies. Combining Beth’s leadership and initiative with Lauren’s...
Partner/President of HG Corporate
Coaching and Consulting Experience
Shir brings more than 20 years of experience working with executives, teams, and organizations to increase performance and create organizational, personal, and financial growth. Throughout his career, Shir has focused on working with senior executives to expose and enhance their innate...
President of Handel Group Life Coaching (HGLC), Senior Coach
Laurie Gerber is President of Handel Group Life Coaching (HGLC) and an expert life coach herself. Passionate about personal development, Laurie has been coaching individuals and groups for more than 15 years. Before enthusiastically joining The Handel Group, Laurie owned and operated Partners with Parents, a tutoring and educational...
Senior Vice President, Director of Coach Training, Senior Coach
Lee Mitchell is Senior Vice President of Handel Group Life Coaching. Originally from Santa Monica, CA, Lee holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University and has extensive experience as a therapist, coach and leader. Before joining the HG team, for nine years, she counseled adults and children in a wide variety of...
President, HG Education Division
As President of The Handel Group Education Division, Gaby Jordan not only leads with a high degree of expertise, but also is a incredible example of living a life of your own design. Having mapped out her future in law at an early age, Gaby graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Political Theory from the University of Pennsylvania....
Vice President and Director of Courses and Seminars, Senior Coach
Samantha leverages her keen intellect and deep care for others to teach clients how to live extraordinary lives. Originally heralding from scientific academia, Samantha precisely hones in on the source of her clients' paralysis and builds powerful solutions to get her clients the lives they want. Samantha teaches that the path to fulfillment...
Vice President, Talent Management
As Vice President, Talent Management, Leslie ensures that all consultants in the corporate division are trained first to live, and then to deliver, the Handel Method®, to a diverse industry clientele. Leslie teaches these principles to heads of Handel industry subdivisions such as healthcare, not-for-profit, and law, and she trains academic...
Director of Sales and Programming, Staff Coach
Freedom is found by choosing to live a life aligned with your dreams rather than your feelings. Conscious design and choosing her dreams are the principles which staff coach Molly Suggs practices. Her coaching style and approach to her own life demonstrate her passion for boldly developing the integrity to live an authentic life.