9 January 2014
Hosted by Patricia Hirsch, MCC, MBA


“MCC Panel: Discussion about the Master Certified Coach designation”


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Janet Harvey, MCC; Moty Koppes, MCC; Patricia Hirsch, MCC

ICF credentialed coaches come together regarding thoughts on professional coaching.

Janet M. Harvey, ICF Master Certified Coach, and 2013 ICF Global Immediate Past President, has 30 years of experience as both a corporate and entrepreneurial business executive. As a leader, business owner, coach, mentor of coaches, and trainer of coaches, Janet was an early adopter for creating a coach-centered workplace. Over the two decades, she has worked with global organizations and teams of leaders within to establish a generative, resilient and high performance culture through a coaching approach to leading and managing success.

Janet Harvey brings her executive and entrepreneurial experience as President for inviteCHANGE, dedicated to coach certification training and professional coaching services. Born and raised in mid-Western US, Harvey may be low key about her leadership successes, but her audiences and professional colleagues are not. People speak of her as bold, curious, provocative, challenging, yet respectful and compassionate in her leadership roles.



Moty Koppes, MA, MCC, PMC has 20 years of experience as a clinical psychologist in eight different countries and 15 years as a coach and mentor to new coaches from all around the world. As a faculty member of Coach U, Moty has been leading many coaching skills classes for the last 7 years. She has also been an assessor for the International Coach Federation over the last 8 years. Moty specializes in cultural assimilation coaching; she coaches executive who are coming and going from the United States, helping them to assimilate into their new business environment. Her certifications include Master Certified Coach, Professional Mentor Coach, graduated and certified from Coach U, Master in Counseling Psychology from Pepperdine University, Masters in Clinical and Experimental Psychology from University of Geneva, and 2 Certificates on Education from Sorbonne Paris University.



Patricia Hirsch is in the business of assisting clients begin to learn to observe their own observations such that they live a life of power causing results with open and honest communication. Patricia is the founder of Design Your Life Coaching (est. 2001), a coaching and leadership development company. During the past 31 years, she has held numerous mentoring, leadership and management positions. Through individual and team coaching, she has worked extensively to facilitate relationships across cultural, educational, emotional and other discourses. Her work has focused on senior executives, board members, teams and individuals. Patricia has delivered key addresses to marine, financial and coaching organizations. Patricia’s coaching and leadership development methodology is grounded in somatic, linguistic and emotional competence. She draws on each of these domains in her work with clients to raise awareness, enable action and generate sustainable and high levels of performance.