Featured Career Coaches

Arones, Susan MBA

Susan Arones is a certified Five O’Clock Club Coach who brings 20 years of business and 5 years of clinical counseling experience to her practice. Before career coaching, Susan held management and executive positions in financial services with American Express, MasterCard, and JPMorgan Chase.  Early in her career, and before obtaining her MBA, Susan held management › Read More

Attridge, Anita SVP, Executive Coaching

Her career includes senior Human Resources and Organizational Development positions with Xerox Corporation, The Nature Conservancy and Merck & Co. Combining her human resources, organization development and leadership expertise, Anita works with clients to help them: Maximize their leadership potential in a new or current position. Plan and manage their career goals and career transitions. › Read More

Belknap, Bill

Bill Belknap is a certified Five O’Clock Club Master Career Coach. He leads weekly strategy groups at the Club for job hunters who earn more than $100,000. He is the co-author (with Helene Seiler) of one of the Club’s books, For Executives Only: Applying Business Techniques to Your Job Search. He regularly speaks to executive › Read More

Bernhard, Kathy F.

About Kathy F. Bernhard Kathy F. Bernhard helps organizations drive performance through the design and implementation of talent management and other strategic development and human resources programs. Kathy is an accomplished human resources executive and coach with 25+ years of experience spanning industries including high technology, media and information services and health care. She works › Read More

Bloch, Susan

Susan Bloch has been a certified Five O’Clock Club coach since 2002, working with individuals in many industries including financial services, education, publishing, and manufacturing. She has more than 15 years of business experience in the areas of human resource management, organizational development and career counseling.As Assistant Vice President for Career Planning in a large › Read More

Bloustine, Amy

Amy has over 17 years of entrepreneurship, community impact projects, and non-profit experience. She has a breadth and depth of knowledge when it comes to working with individuals, families, and communities. She has taken these skills and her ability to connect with people and transformed them into a consulting and coaching career. Amy’s approach to › Read More

Burokas, Cecelia

Cecelia Burokas is an independent coach and consultant who brings a wealth of corporate and non-profit experience to her work as a Five O’Clock Club coach. She has worked with clients in energy finance health care manufacturing and retailing …as a senior organization effectiveness consultant with Hewitt Associates (now Aon/Hewitt). As Senior Vice President for › Read More

Byers III,John

About John Byers III John Byers is a career development consultant. He opted for the Five O’Clock Club Coach Certification program to enhance his skills to help job seekers follow our methodology . John has worked as sales manager for major consumer products and consumer packaging companies for the past 30 years. The companies have › Read More

Calabrese, Tony

For 30 years Tony built a successful career in corporate America, and brings this experience to his work as a Five O’Clock Club Career Coach. During his career, Tony led many successful financial system development projects as a Director of Project Management and Systems Manager.  During the last twenty years he managed staffs of 10 › Read More

Cappelli, Geralyn

Geralyn Cappelli selected the Five O’Clock Club’s certification program because of the Club’s reputation for always doing what is in the best interest of the client, as well as its unique research-based approach to job search. Geralyn is passionate about helping people identify career paths that are aligned with their long-term life goals. Throughout her › Read More

Ceniza-Levine, Caroline

Caroline Ceniza-Levine is a career expert, writer, speaker, and decided to add the Five O’Clock Club coach certification to her credentials because of the Club’s proven methodology for assisting job hunters. She is also an adjunct assistant professor of Professional Development at Columbia University, and a career advice columnist for CNBC.com, Conde Nast’s Portfolio.com, Vault.com, › Read More

Chenofsky-Singer, Lisa, MA, ICC

Lisa Chenofsky Singer brings a wealth of human resources and coaching expertise to her Five O’Clock Club certification. Her own strong entrepreneurial spirit prompted her to establish her own private practice, in which she provides executive, leadership and career management coaching, as well as human resources and communications consulting. Lisa is a strategic thinker with › Read More

Chuna, Thomas Patrick

For fifteen years, Tom has been an independent recruiter and job search coach. He pursued Five O’Clock Club Coach Certification because the Club’s strong methodology affords a better way to help more job seekers. Because of Tom’s experience he understands how today’s hiring authorities read résumés, conduct interviews, and (usually) screen candidates OUT.  Tom makes › Read More

Clark, Evan

Evan Clark is a certified career coach and a seasoned executive recruiter. She founded Bluestar Search Partners, an executive recruiting firm in 2007 and she started the career coaching vertical at Bluestar. She has advised outplacement candidates and she has placed candidates in a transitional phase of their careers. Evan began her career at Merrill › Read More

Conlin, Chip , Communications Director, Coach Network

Chip has been a member of The Five O’Clock Club Guild of Coaches since 1996. He is currently the Director of the Roosevelt Branch of the Club in New York City, which holds weekly career development and job search strategy sessions. He also maintains an active private practice in which he advises clients from a › Read More

Currin, Celia

It was the strong methodology, the proven results and the quality and integrity of the professionals involved that attracted Celia Currin to undertake her Five O’Clock Club coaching certification. She leads a Five O’Clock Club weekly group in New York City. Celia Currin worked for more than 25 years in corporate executive roles including Human › Read More

Davey-Winter, Karen, ACC, PMP

Karen is an executive, career and life coach who brings more than 20 years of experience to her work as a Five O’Clock Club coach. She has been a senior leader in a variety of environments in consulting, the public and private sectors, and small and large organizations. She has built and managed large teams › Read More

Deering, Nancy

Nancy Deering is career coach and organizational development consultant with over 30 years of corporate experience in the financial industry. She added Five O’Clock Club Coach Certification to her credentials because of the Club’s methodical and proven job search strategy, and its strong commitment to community. She coaches leaders at all levels, and she is › Read More

Desforges,Louis J.

  About Louis Desforges Louis is well regarded for inspiring and helping people leverage their intrinsic strengths to create unique paths to success. With a deep passion for professional development and peak performance strategy, Louis brings a wealth of knowledge to workforce development, organizational consulting, and individual career coaching. Utilizing a pragmatic, results-oriented, integrative approach › Read More

Diaz, Maritza

Maritza brings more than 25 years of human resource experience to her role as a Five O’Clock Club coach. As well as maintaining her private practice as a career coach, she is a management consultant with expertise in domestic and international markets. She has a reputation for developing and implementing state-of-the-art human resource programs. She › Read More

Doppstadt, Dorothy

Dorothy Doppstadt is proud to be a certified Five O’Clock Club Coach, believing in its promise to always do what is in the best interest of the job hunter.   In my work as an executive coach helping clients achieve top performance capacity, I apply: the corporate skills that I gained as an ABC News › Read More

Esenwa, Stephanie

Stephanie M. Cabrera Esenwa is a professional development specialist and licensed attorney. She guides young professionals, attorneys, entrepreneurs and career changers. Stephanie has successfully navigated career transitions in both the corporate world and the nonprofit sector, having practiced at a corporate law firm before shifting to social justice nonprofit project management and more recently to › Read More

Faeth, Frank

Frank brings three decades of business experience to his work as a Five O’Clock Club coach. He attributes his success as an executive coach to his experience as a business executive. For over 30 years, he worked at the most prestigious companies in the world, including JPMorgan Chase, Marsh, Inc. and MasterCard. He learned first-hand › Read More

Fiddian-Green, Nina

Nina Fiddian-Green is a Life and Leadership Coach, and specializes in coaching professionals, entrepreneurs and leaders to design the next chapter of their lives on their terms, and find a career they love vs. settling for something they feel they should be doing. For 20 years Nina was a senior executive in Global PR and › Read More

Fletcher, Gail

Gail melds her education in economics with over 25 years in the capital markets, where she was a hedge fund and equity trader, then promoted into institutional research sales to top-tier money managers. She spent five years in corporate, and was then recruited to an investment banking function to partner with companies ranging from start-ups › Read More

Hansen, Gerry

Gerry’s career began in public accounting with Deloitte and Touche where she specialized in Small Business Planning and Audit. After five years there, she joined one of her clients as Controller, and over the next 10 years, she held the positions of Controller, CFO, and COO in a series of start-up and high growth companies. › Read More

Harris, Joan

Joan Harris completed Five O’Clock Club Coach certification to compliment her 30 years of experience working with job seekers and employers; she has strong expertise in job search and interviewing techniques. She is an active speaker in the south Florida area on career related topics. She has also earned the SPHR certification. During her career, › Read More

Hellmann, Robert

Robert Hellmann has been a career and executive coach with the Five O’Clock Club since 2003. Rob has more than 20 years of corporate management experience at organizations such as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, JP Morgan Chase, and American Express. Rob has served as VP, Associate Director of the Five O’Clock Club › Read More

Henderson, Theodore

Theodore Henderson is a Five O’Clock Club certified career coach, Theodore is long-time mentor in management roles, as well as in programs he has run to help entrepreneurs.  He is also a published author and an award-winning speaker. As a trained career coach with wide-ranging interests and competencies, Theodore connects with clients on a variety › Read More

Hendrickson, Marjorie

Marjorie Hendrickson became a member of The Five O’Clock Club Coaches Guild in 1998, to supplement and enhance her strong background in career management. In her own career she has enjoyed roles as program developer, trainer and career counselor. Marjorie has a Master’s Degree in Career Development from the College of New Rochelle. She is › Read More

Hill, Peter

Peter Hill is an international career transition expert with over 20 years of experience supporting global executives in their quest for meaningful work. His currently holds two positions. The first as the Director of Career Services at HULT International Business School in Shanghai, China, and the second as the Founder/Senior Career Coach at P.H.I. Consulting, › Read More

Hinthorn, Jim

Having occupied the top human resources position as Vice President for two major corporations, Jim Hinthorn brings more than thirty years of broad-based HR leadership experience to his role as a coach for The Five O’Clock Club.  Representing human capital—in discussions leading to business strategies and plans for running a successful company—has given Jim unique › Read More

Jack, Douglas

Douglas Jack is a leadership coach and organizational development consultant.  As a Five O’Clock Club certified coach, his work has included leading one of the weekly strategy groups at the Club; he specializes in helping transitioning professionals land quickly and in a great place. Many of his coaching clients are expanding their responsibilities to meet › Read More

Janicki, Jessica Worny (MBA)

Jessica Worny-Janicki has been a certified Five O’Clock Club coach since 2000. Her 15 years of experience include working in sales and consulting,as well as a decade of coaching and educating clients. Having lived and worked internationally, Jessica has a special passion for helping clients with the unique opportunities and challenges that international careers present. › Read More

Jerrold, Stacey M. ,MBA, SPHR,

Stacey Jerrold has a passion for supporting individuals and teams to achieve their greatest potential. As a seasoned HR Professional who worked with other outplacement firms, she opted for Five O’Clock Club coach certification based on the Club’s methodology. Stacey has worked with a wide range of clients across many industries. And while she coaches › Read More

Johnson, Jerry

Jerry Johnson brings more than 30 years of corporate career counseling and human resources experience to his role as coach at the Five O’Clock Club. When he decided to leave corporate America to become a certified career coach, he chose the Club’s coach certification program because of its proven methodology, its Guild of professional career › Read More

Karas, Nancy SVP, Business Development

Nancy Karas specializes in facilitating change for people who need to move forward in their lives. She brings 20 years of corporate business expertise and over 15 years of coaching experience through her private coaching practice. Nancy provides coaching for a wide range of needs, including: Job search Career development and transition Entrepreneurial start-ups and › Read More

Katz, Harriet DSW, LCSW

Harriet Katz specializes in professional and personal transitions and executive coaching. She is a seasoned coach and clinician with over 30 years of experience and was attracted to the research-based methodology of the Five O’Clock Club. Completing Guild certification added to her bag of tools for assisting executives, managers, professionals, and business owners to move › Read More

Kaufman, Marilyn

Marilyn Kaufman ran the Stanford Connecticut Branch of the Five O’Clock Club a decade ago, but now lives in New York City. For over twenty years Marilyn has been assisting executives land great jobs and do well on the job; she also counsels them on sound exit strategies. Through her insightful and strategic style of › Read More

Kirnan, Jack, Ph.D.

Jack Kirnan, Ph.D. brings over 30 years of professional experience to his role as a Five O’Clock Club Certified Coach and to his private practice that specializes in personal, career, and executive coaching. His overriding goal is to help clients successfully navigate the many career and life challenges that are emblematic of today’s rapidly changing › Read More

Kurka, Barbara

Barbara Kurka is an executive and career coach who coaches for clarity, perspective, and choice. Her clients benefit from her 30 years of corporate experience in senior human resources and coaching roles. Barbara brings a unique perspective on how businesses operate, and how individuals succeed by focusing on what is important. As an HR consultant › Read More

Laytin, Gerry

Gerry Laytin has over 30 years’ hands-on experience in mentoring successful teams in the fields of publishing, advertising, and the arts. Co-author, with Jerry Bellune of Killer Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs, Gerry’s career has covered the spectrum from Mom and Pop shops to Fortune 100 corporations. With an MBA in Management from the Zarb School › Read More

Marro, Bert

Bert Marro brings more than a decade of experience as a career coach and executive advisor to his role as a Five O’Clock Club representative. He has worked with professionals at all levels, from junior executives through senior management to board members. He is one of just fourteen Career Management Fellows (CMF) in New York › Read More

Mechanic, Barry

Barry Mechanic, a successful Senior Executive, brings over 30 years of consulting and industry experience focused on helping individuals and businesses succeed to his coaching practice; Barry has managed technology as a CIO, served as VP of Operations and Technology for the New York Post and Chicago Sun-Times News Group, leading the development of world › Read More

Meeks, Katherine

Prior to becoming a Five O’Clock Certified Career Coach, Katherine Meeks worked for 15 years as a language and communications coach for executive and professional clients in New York City. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at Baruch College (City University of New York), as well as at universities abroad.Her background in language › Read More

Moy, Lauren

Lauren Moy is a Certified Five O’Clock Club Career Coach and human resources consultant with 20+ years of human resources management and coaching experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors. Her employers have included Citigroup, MTA-Long Island Rail Road and The New York City Leadership Center. Lauren has helped hundreds of individuals with résumé › Read More

Moyer, Mark

Mark A. Moyer has over 20 years of expertise as an executive recruiter and career coach. In his recruiting work, he has always counseled people to think of their jobs within the context of their life goals, and this orientation made him a natural fit for the Five O’Clock Club Guild of coaches. After careful › Read More

Mueller, Dorothy, Ph.D.

Dorothy Mueller is an executive career management coach who opted for Five O’Clock Club Coach Certification after more than 20 years of relevant leadership and counseling experience. She viewed mastery of our job search methodology as a powerful addition to her strong academic, business, and life experience. After earning her Ph.D. in counseling psychology, Dorothy worked › Read More

Nelson-Gillett, Mim

Mim brings an impressive background to her work as a Five O’Clock Club coach. She is a business and career coach with 15 years of experience working with business professionals to achieve greater success and satisfaction. She works with entrepreneurs, executives, executive teams and boards. She has coached political and environmental leaders on clear, targeted › Read More

Nelson, Janet

What is your Next? Janet’s coaching practice is all about helping her clients discover their Next. She brings over 30 years’ experience in management and sales to the table when working with her clients. Her business experience includes non-profit, government, and family owned business has provided valuable insight to coaching clients throughout their careers. Janet › Read More

Norz, Bernadette

Prior to transitioning to a career as a professional Leadership, Executive and Career Coach, Bernadette Norz held a variety of leadership positions in the healthcare industry over the course of three decades. As the creator of her own unique career path, she has walked the talk of career transition, finding opportunities that fulfilled career goals › Read More

Oettinger-Myracle, Diane

Diane is passionate about helping individuals successfully navigate career transitions that will enable them to reach their most successful and fulfilling professional potential. She brings over 30 years experience working with individuals and organizations from many different perspectives, including her time as: Senior Human Resources executive for Fortune 50 consumer products company President of a › Read More

Pellani, Paulette

Paulette Pellani has over 25 years of domestic and international experience in helping professionals advance in their careers.  Most of her work has been within a corporate environment.  She has also worked in the academic, government and nonprofit arenas.  Her commitment to helping people reach their potential is the driving force in her work. Being › Read More

Quiello, Anne

Anne Quiello is a Five O’Clock Club Certified Coach, and enjoys applying its proven, research-based approach to enable people to take charge of their careers and transform their lives. She is also the Managing Partner and co-founder along with Jennifer Vogel (another Five O’Clock Club coach) of a company that provides career management services for › Read More

Quinn, Aoife

Aoife specializes in helping people reach their full career potential by leveraging their strengths for success. Her clients’ benefit from 25 years of expertise gained in Human Resources positions held at Fortune 50 and medium sized corporations. Aoife has held executive roles with international visibility, adding a comprehensive understanding to the cultural dimension of how › Read More

Resnick, Ellen

            Ellen Resnick has a passion for helping individuals reach their fullest potential. She is an industry-recognized executive search consultant with more than twenty-eight years of experience in the recruitment and placement of Financial Services professionals, including those in Investment Banking Private Equity and Asset Management She began her career › Read More

Rice, Tom

Tom Rice brings a wealth of business, human resources and coaching expertise to The Five O’Clock Club. He is a veteran of Wall Street, where he had a 30 year career in sales, management and human resources. The bulk of Tom’s career was in the Equities business at Credit Suisse, where he was Global Head › Read More

Robbins, Ruth MBA

M.B.T.I. Certified Ruth K. Robbins has been a member of The Five O Clock Club Guild of Coaches since its inception and has been leading job search strategy groups for over a decade. Her expertise includes transition coaching, job search strategies, personal branding, group facilitation and career development. Since 1992 she has been in private › Read More

Roberts, Patricia

Pat Roberts pursued certification as a Five O’ Clock Club Career Coach because the Club’s research-based approach to job search is effectively delivered with care and concern for the individuals served.  Pat is committed to help clients develop career paths that are in alignment with their life goals and, wherever possible, to follow their dreams. › Read More

Ronniger, Phil

Phil received his certification as a Five O’Clock coach in 2001, but his experience includes over 25 years of career coaching, consulting, and teaching. His work has taken place in a variety of industries including health care, financial services, manufacturing, not-for-profit, government and retail. He has worked for a variety of organizations including an international › Read More

Rosa, Renee

Renee has the unique experience of applying her expertise in four distinct sectors: Corporate Government Education Private enterprise She is a professional career developer, coach, counselor, grant administrator and education advisor. Renee has provided leadership for comprehensive career and educational programs using the Five O’Clock Club methodology in her own coaching private practice, at Queens › Read More

Rosenberg-Lee, Renee

Renée Lee Rosenberg, MA, LMHC, has over twenty years experience in career transition and career management counseling. She has been certified Five O’Clock Club coach since 1996 and was an adjunct instructor in the Baruch College career development program. She served as director of a major non-profit employment program and worked as an outplacement counselor › Read More

Runnheim-Olson, Joan

Joan is an internationally certified coach whose expertise has been shaped by over a decade of career and leadership coaching, consulting, and workshop training. For many years prior to becoming Five O’Clock Club certified Joan used our Seven Stories exercise and other assessment tools to help clients better understand themselves and uncover career opportunities. She › Read More

Sain, Damona, PhD

  In the summer of 2003, Damona added Five O’Clock Club certification to her impressive list of credentials. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; an M.Ed in Counseling from the College of New Jersey; and a PhD in Group Dynamics and Adult Development from Temple University. In addition, › Read More

Schletter, Robin

Robin brings her 30-year professional history to her work as a Five O’Clock Club Certified coach. She began her career with a focus on the design, development and implementation of training programs for a diverse group of companies.  At Home Box Office (HBO) she spearheaded the landmark affiliate training function that created the first nationwide › Read More

Seiler, Helene

Hélène is a leadership coach with has over 25 years of experience in organization and leadership development and talent management. She has been coaching and training executives since 2001. Hélène is bilingual in English and French and has worked and lived in North America, Western Europe and South East Asia. She is a permanent resident › Read More

Sheffield, Win

Win’s passion to develop a private practice as a career coach led him to complete Five O’Clock Club certification in 2004. After a career in strategy development and implementation at Citibank, J.P. Morgan and PricewaterhouseCoopers, Win made his own transition into career coaching, following up on a long-time interest and avocation. He has been gratified › Read More

Small, Sharon

Sharon Small, MA, brings approximately 10 years of Human Resources and Career Management experience to her private practice as a certified Five O’Clock Club coach. Given her understanding of what quality talent encompasses, Sharon recognizes the value of the Club’s methodology and its effectiveness for clients in the job search process. Sharon has a reputation › Read More

Strite, Cynthia

Cynthia Strite completed the course for Five O’Clock coach certification in the fall of 2000, after being a ‘graduate’ of the job search seminars herself. As a lifelong learner, Cynthia is passionate about helping others find renewed meaning in their lives and believes that the Five O’Clock Club methodology is extremely valuable toward that end. › Read More

Tirmizi, Sayyid (M.A., M.B.A, PH.D)

Sayyid Tirmizi is a certified career coach and trainer. He has long experience of working in academic, corporate, and non-profit environment. In addition to running his own career coaching consultancy, Sayyid has taught both in US and abroad and is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at City College, New York. He has conducted career development workshops › Read More

Von Burg, Sylvan

Sylvan Von Burg is the Director of the Career Development Center at a major university. He is a career coach with extensive experience facilitating the job search for persons with international experience, education and interests. In his former capacity as Vice President with Drake Beam Morin Inc., a leading human resources consulting firm, he provided › Read More

Walsh, Margaret McLean

Margaret McLean Walsh is an Executive Coach and certified Five O’Clock Club Career Coach, bringing 30 years of Human Resources leadership experience to her coaching and consulting business. She’s held executive HR positions specializing in strategic HR, Talent Management, Learning and Organizational Development.  Working in financial services, Margaret took on challenging global assignments with The › Read More

Walsh, Mary Anne, Ed.D. Cross Cultural Specialist

Mary Anne Walsh is a career coach and cross-cultural consultant who brings over two decades of relevant counseling experience to the Five O’Clock Club. She began using the Five O’Clock Club methodology while living in London and Tokyo for twelve years, where she coached individuals in the management of their careers during their time abroad. › Read More

Warren, Linda

About Linda Warren Linda is committed to using the Five O’Clock methodology in assisting clients throughout the job search process. She brings to the Club over 15 years of experience in coaching individuals in private practice and in company settings. In addition, she has over 20 years of expertise as a corporate consultant in developing › Read More

Weintraub, Malka

A licensed clinical professional counselor in private practice, Malka began her association with the Five O’Clock Club in 2005. She wanted to add our Coach Certification Program to her credentials to supplement her skills in the realm of job search strategies. As a counselor at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and at the University › Read More

Wexler Harris , Julia

Julia Harris Wexler is a Certified Executive Career Coach. She helps professionals at all levels to navigate their career transitions. Her expertise encompasses: Leadership coaching for senior executives (VP to C suite) On-boarding for professionals transitioning into a new role Mid career shifts Career Re-entry “Economic times are tough now, and professionals at every level › Read More

Wyckoff, Claire, M.Ed.

Claire Wyckoff, M.Ed. was already a very experienced coach when she embarked on Five O’Clock Club Coach certification, with expertise in Digital media Marketing Human resources and leadership She hosts her own blog on career planning and development. Claire’s interest in career coaching evolved from previous experience in marketing and communications. She especially enjoys advising › Read More

Young, Catherine

For over 20 years, Catherine Young has helped thousands of job seekers and career changers get focused and stay on track. With her positive and practical approach, she empowers individuals to confront the complexity, fear, and stress of changing careers and searching for jobs. Currently in private practice, Catherine has worked in corporate, non-profit, and › Read More

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