“I was lucky enough to have an hour session with Gloria related to my results on the Strengths Finder test, and now I know exactly what my strengths are! Knowing them now and applying them to my coaching and social media marketing business has enriched me personally. I feel more confident and empowered as a woman and as a leader.”

- Laurie Hurley, The Social Networking Navigator


“Gloria is professional, creative and knows how to tap into a person’s strengths. She gave me helpful recommendations on how to transfer my skills and attributes. Gloria is upbeat and extremely personable. I highly recommend her services.”

- Laura Harris, Marketing and Sales


“Gloria helped me focus on the steps I needed to increase my revenues. She helped me identify some immediate and longer-term changes I could make to raise my fees and collect my billings. Within weeks of starting the coaching process, I made significant changes in my business practices that led to more money coming in. The support and accountability of coaching with Gloria really helped me move toward reaching my goals.”

- Patricia, Small Business Owner


“Gloria is talented, insightful, and caring…as a coach, trainer, businesswoman, and a human being. Her background in academic settings, writing, research and as a psychologist give her much-deserved credibility and a real edge as a coach. It’s been a privilege to work with Gloria.”

- Paul Plamondon, Owner of Custom Training Design

“I knew I wanted Gloria to be my coach the minute I met her. She is compassionate, sensible, innovative, rock-solid, organized, brilliant and FUN! Gloria is not only my coach, but has become a trusted friend. She provides a comfortable, safe and inspiring environment for those of us lucky to be in her Victory Circle. She motivates us, keeps us on track and celebrates our successes.”

- Nomi Wagner, Portrait Artist


“Gloria brought abundant energy, positivity, and knowledge to our group of young humanitarians. I could see wheels turning with members as she emphasized positively directed energy and its correlation to happiness and success. Gloria is certainly an asset, I consider her a valuable piece of my human capital.”

- Cheney Caldwell, Past President of Rotaract Club of Ventura


“From the moment I met Gloria I was eager to schedule her as a guest speaker in our real estate office. Her presentation was educational and fun and exceeded my expectations. She was warm, approachable, and made us feel comfortable to admit where we needed help and to ask questions. I would be honored to have Gloria back in our office again soon; she is a genuine friend and a true asset to our community.”

- Chantelle Limón, Director of Marketing RE/MAX Integrity


“It was an absolute pleasure to attend your ‘Strengths-Based Leadership’ training at the Center for Nonprofit Leadership. The training was amazing and you are amazing! You definitely “wooed” me. There were a number of things you said yesterday that inspired some ideas I can implement with my team. I’d love to attend any other trainings you offer and bring my team along.”

Nikki Chairez, Goodwill Industries


“I have worked with Gloria on several training projects. Our collaborations continuously confirm Gloria is a gifted speaker, trainer, and mentor. She has an innate ability to create fun, productive environments during in-person and web-based settings. Evaluations and evidence based training data repeatedly validate her ability to successfully convey extensive tacit and implicit learning outcomes time and time again.”

- Liz Buttrey, Training Coordinator of EMMES Corporation


“Gloria has assisted the CI Alumni & Friends program by facilitating a strengths-based strategic planning session with our board. She’s also helped with mentorship and career programming, and she is a tremendous and trustworthy resource for us.”

Tania Garcia, Director of Alumni Relations at Cal State Channel Islands