Our Life Coaches

Look at our coach's bios and you will find a Masters in Psychology, past and current business owners and other impressive credentials, but what makes them great Life Coaches is their ongoing training in the Handel Method and their natural intelligence and intuition. Our coaches are rigorously trained for an average of two years until they acquire the abilities that are consistent with our high standards. For more information about hiring a life coach, call us at 800-617-7040 or email us at coach@handelgroup.com

Bios

  • Lee Mitchell

    Co-President, Senior Coach

    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 settings and formats, including families, couples, groups and individuals....

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  • Laurie Gerber

    Co-President, Senior Coach

    Laurie Gerber

    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 consulting business in New York City.

    In the last six years, Laurie built Handel Group Life Coaching...

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  • Elena Brower

    HG Yoga Coach

    Elena Brower

    Mama, founder and co-owner of VIRAYOGA, and co-author of Art of Attention, Elena has taught yoga for 16+ years. After graduating from Cornell University in 1992 with a design degree, she worked as a textile and apparel designer for 6 years, and has studied with...

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  • Hildie Dunn

    Senior Coach

    Hildie Dunn

    Hildie Dunn’s natural enthusiasm and incredible heart is well suited to coaching. Her spirit, while infectious and inspiring to her clients and colleagues, is balanced by her desire to see people through not only the victories, but also the roughest patches of their lives. Her mission as a coach with Handel Group Life Coaching is to empower...

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  • Samantha Fung

    Staff Coach

    Samantha Fung has a natural way of bringing people together and bringing out people’s greatness. Her mission is to connect people to their hearts, to teach people to tell the truth and to go for the dreams that many people are afraid to say out loud.

    She built a successful career as an Executive Vice President for Human Resources for a...

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  • Zach Maxwell

    Staff Coach

    Zach Maxwell has been involved with The Handel Group for more than a decade, first as a client, then as a Coach-in-Training and now, as a Staff Coach. At the early age of 15, he found Lauren Zander, co-founder and chairman of The Handel Group, and hired her to be his coach. The concepts he learned and practiced in the following years, like...

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  • Jeff Mitchell

    Staff Coach

    Jeff Mitchell

    Jeff has been helping people better their lives for the past 18 years. Before training to be a coach, he held Senior level and leadership positions in both private and public mental health agencies, counseling and teaching individuals, groups and families on a wide range of issues. Jeff consistently demonstrated the ability to connect with...

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  • Marnie Nir

    Senior Coach

    Marnie Nir

    Humor, compassion and candor are the driving forces in Marnie Nir's work as a Coach with The Handel Group. She finally returned from Florida to her home state of New York, but has shuffled around, from New York to California and back again. Marnie’s professional and personal life has come full-circle as well. A student of Slavic Language and...

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  • Angie Robertson

    Staff Coach

    Angie Robertson

    Originally from Louisiana, Angie has a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Laws from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. In addition to being a staff coach at Handel Group Life Coaching, she also works as an attorney for non-profit legal clients. Angie is passionate about helping her clients close the gap between their...

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  • Alyssa Rocco

    Staff Coach

    Alyssa Rocco

     
    Alyssa is on a mission to create positive change in organizations. Through her unique expertise in organizational psychology, process improvement and the Handel Method® combined with an analytical mindset, she guides leaders to unlock the key to their greatness and produce long-lasting results.
     
    For nearly a decade, Alyssa...

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