KELLY MOBECK Coach Kelly is the Founder of LIFt. She will facilitate the training and be a Coach for you along the way. She is a Certified Performance and Leadership Coach, a Certified Facilitator, and NLP Practitioner. She has been coaching and training, leaders, entrepreneurs, and businesses in the areas of leadership, personal and professional development, with a dash of “Let’s Go & You’ve Got This” for 18 plus years. In 2020 she launched the podcast “Let’s Be Honest Before We Start Pretending” where you get to take the lead in your life with her every single week and it is SO MUCH FUN! In 2020 she founded LIFt, the Leadership Impact Forum Training & Coaching Program where she gets to work with the most amazing people tapping into who they are authentically as leaders and make an impact in their lives and the lives of others, truly EPIC! She lives in the Los Angeles area of California, loves spending time with her family & friends and four dogs. Meaningful conversations and belly laughs are musts because life is short, and we get to live fully every single day is her motto.
SHIRLEY PATTERSON Shirley is a LIFt Coach and also a graduate of the inaugural LIFt program! She is the owner of Charis Coaching and Consulting with a mission to empower individuals and organizations to reach their goals. Her purpose is “to ignite a spirit of hope and purpose in people in a way that supports and encourages them to embrace and achieve “what’s possible!” After retiring from a successful career in the Aerospace and Defense Sector with The Raytheon Company, Shirley became a Certified Performance and Leadership Coach through the Source Point Training Institute, an ICF affiliate. Her years of mentoring and coaching employees and small business owners coupled with her expertise in training, strategic planning, policy and proposal development, and conference and retreat planning, uniquely prepared her for her role as Coach and Consultant. Shirley is passionate about being in service and actively supports child education, economic development, and women’s empowerment initiatives worldwide. Her missions’ travels have included nations in Africa, South America, and the Caribbean. Shirley holds a Master of Science degree in Supply Chain Management from the University of San Diego and a Master of Arts in Behavioral Science with a Concentration in Negotiations and Conflict Resolution from California State Dominguez Hills.
CANDY COLE Candy is a LIFt Coach and has been certified as a performance coach since 2004, and further certified as a leadership, and relationship coach. She loves working with individuals as they move toward achieving their goals and more than they thought was possible. She is constantly looking for ways to sharpen her own saw as it were, in order to strengthen her skills as a coach. NLP has been an area Candy has concentrated her studies for over the last 17 years. She is certified as an NLP Trainer with a Health certification. She is also certified as a Facilitative Coach and has facilitated many diverse small groups and virtual retreats covering topics including a Hero’s Journey, Change and unwrapping the gift of you.Candy's background includes over 45 years in health care, in various clinical and administrative settings as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner. Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing Administration, and 2 years post masters as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Candy currently retired from Nursing but not from life! Which she lives to the fullest each day! Her husband and she are legal guardians of 2 of their grandchildren girls 12 and 17, so raising teens again oh boy! Candy loves to stretch what might be possible for herself and others instead of asking why she asks why not. She has been down to 110 feet scuba diving and jumped out of a perfectly good plane at 18,000 feet as well as walked on burning hot coals.
GIA HELLWIG Gia is the LIFt Event Planner and Social Media Director and also a graduate of the inaugural LIFt program! She is the owner and creator of Gia Hellwig Events. She creates moments in time for people to forget about the hustle and bustle of daily life. Party Package to Go is the crafty, creative side of Gia Hellwig Events. Gia grew up in Monterey County and graduated from UC Davis with her bachelor’s degree. She grew up dancing, playing musical instruments and generally getting dirty outside learning life skills like post hole digging and building retaining walls. Inside, Gia learned how to cook and read many books. She loves creating and building! Gia lives in Woodland with her honey in our beautiful home enjoying our succulents and our garden.
KELSEY STARZ Kelsey, is the LIFt Coordinator and Kelly's Executive Assistant and keeps everything running smooth. Coffee is pretty much her favorite thing and runs through her veins. Kelsey lives in Vermont but hates the cold. She is the proud mama of a rambunctious pup and a sassy ol' cat. In her free time she loves to read, cross stitch, go on walks and organize things. Kelsey is excited to be a part of this journey with you and can't wait to grow with you all. Please don't hesitate to reach out to her for any reason.