Sara K. Pelaez

Sara K. Pelaez

A leadership and executive coach, Sara Pelaez delivers proven tools to empower C-suite clients to enhance the culture of their organizations, develop precision in motivational thinking and design action steps to achieve professional and organizational goals.

Sara brings a wealth of experience to every session. With clarity, meaning, purpose, and direction, she creates a safe environment to explore strengths to attain your highest professional goals.

Sara's individualized and personal style creates an invaluable working partnership that empowers her clients by focusing on what really matters: their goals. She is the bridge between the gap of what is and the potential of what could be. Through a process of inquiry, dialogue and examination, she serves as a thought partner as you develop new ways of thinking and gain better understanding of communications styles, cultural barriers and other challenges that could be impeding your growth and advancement and the success of your entire organization.

Sara has been an effective coach in several industries including, health care, financial planning, education and non-for-profit organizations such as trade associations and charitable organizations. Sara has experience working with C-Suite executives of large and small organizations; middle-management corporate directors; leaders of profit-driven and not-for-profit organizations; and all levels of healthcare professionals. She also founded a thriving private practice and works with families, couples and individuals as a Licensed Clinical Therapist.

Sara earned her MA in Clinical Behavioral Mental Health from Roosevelt University in Chicago and her BA in Psychology & Human Resources from Northeastern Illinois University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Illinois and Georgia and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois. Sara has a Coach Training Certification from the International Coach Federation and is pursuing the Master Coach Certification (MCC) designation. In addition to the organizations mentioned previously, she is an active member of the National Board for Certified Counselors, the American Counseling Association and the American Career Counseling Association. Also, Sara is in the Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society for Professional Counselors and has a Leadership Coaching Certification, an Executive Coaching Certification and a Life Coaching Certification.