Laura Powers Bio
Laura Powers, President of Powers Career Coaching, LLC, is an Executive Career Transition Coach with 23 years of experience helping highly accomplished executives from diverse industries, functions and career stages build the clarity, confidence and self-marketing skills needed to make satisfying, successful career moves. A former banker grounded in business, Laura combines her proven methodology and focused approach with a sales and marketing mindset and a high-touch, supportive coaching style to help her clients achieve results. Laura holds professional certifications in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, Strong Interest Inventory® and Social & Emotional Intelligence Profile (SEIP)® assessments and is a graduate of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, where she currently serves as an Alumnae/i Career Coach.
In addition to her work as a private coach, Laura’s corporate experience includes career coaching roles at 4 global and regional human resource consulting firms, a 5-year career advisory role with The Hartford Financial Services Group and earlier career experience as a corporate and private banking lender and business developer in the metropolitan New York area, serving middle market companies, executives, professional service firms and their partners.
A sought-after speaker on career and business development topics, Laura has presented at diverse organizations throughout the Northeast, including: the Business Council of Westchester (for which she designed and facilitates its StarPower leadership development program for Westchester’s current and up & coming Rising Stars), the Women’s Leadership & Empowerment Summit at Manhattanville College School of Business, the New York State Bar Association, the New York Public Library and the Stamford Innovation Center. Laura’s upcoming speaking engagements in the Spring of 2019 include presentations on Emotional Intelligence for Career Success, The Art & Science of Career Change, and Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers.
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