Leadership Essentials Baltimore County, a leadership program of Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce, named Deborah George-Feres program manager. George-Feres brings more than 11 years of experience in leadership coaching.
George-Feres founded Indigo Coaching Systems, which specializes in executive and leadership coaching. She has coached and trained leaders at all levels in the private and federal sectors, including the National Institutes of Health, Department of Education and the American Cancer Society. She has also volunteered as a coach for Leadership Essentials Howard County.
In addition, George-Feres teaches management and communications as an adjunct faculty member at Howard Community College and University of Maryland University College.
She received the 2017 Coaching Professional of the Year award from Strathmore’s Who’s Who as well as an honorary award in 2016 for her research on the experiences of executive coaches from the Harvard Medical School Institute of Coaching.
George-Feres is a professional certified coach with the International Coach Federation, certified executive coach with Coach Training Alliance and has received additional training from Coach Training World and the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching.
She holds a doctorate in management with a specialization in leadership and organizational change from Walden University. She earned her master’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University and her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Nazarene College.
Leadership Essentials Baltimore County, a six-month program for young professionals living and working in the Baltimore area, will run from December 2017 through June 2018. George-Feres can be reached firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management provides business education rooted in the Jesuit tradition of emphasizing strong ethical leadership, commitment to social responsibility and a global perspective. With more than 60 faculty members and 2,000 students, the Sellinger School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Part-time, weekend and full-time MBAs, specialized master’s degrees as well as certificate programs are delivered on campuses in Baltimore, Columbia, and Timonium, Maryland. (www.loyola.edu/sellinger).