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Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal

The work world is turned upside down; people are devastated. What if the tools to thrive in the new economy could be in everyone’s hands?

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 1992
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Imagine a world where everyone's life is powered by passion and purpose! Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal is the only career center in the country that offers lifelong tools to navigate uncertainty, build meaningful careers, and design courageous lives. People of all ages are transformed through unique Centerpoint curriculum delivered through face-to-face workshops, online tools, and individualized life design counseling.


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    Carol A Vecchio

    More than 30 years in career counseling; winner 2010 National Career Development Association (NCDA) Outstanding Career Practitioner Award; NCDA Western Trustee Board nominee; book due out this fall, The Time Between Dreams: Successfully Navigating Uncertainty in Life and Work; sought-out speaker to groups of all sizes in the US and Canada from keynote speeches to team retreat facilitations; widely quoted on issues of transition, passion and work.

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    Rhonda Brown
    Advisory Board Member

    Thirty-five years experience inspiring leaders to maximize their employees' effectiveness, motivation, and innovation to create highly functioning and energetic teams.

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    Michael Bisesi
    Advisory Board Member

    Author of over 50 articles and book reviews on business, education, management, nonprofit leadership, and public policy. Led over 120 strategic planning and leadership development programs for community, business, professional, student, faculty, and church groups. Professor, former Director of the Center for Nonprofit and Social Enterprise Management, and Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Service at Seattle University.

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    Jan Culp
    Executive Consultant

    Non-profit leader helping organizations develop a clear focus on their mission today, their dream of the future, and the courageous and innovative strategies that will bridge the two. Persuasive communicator with over fifteen years demonstrated fundraising success. Change agent determined to create American dreams that are fair, equitable, and full of opportunity.

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    Brad Gibson
    Strategic Planning Facilitator

    Experienced business professional with an uncommon blend of proven technical, people and creative skills. Inspired by deep challenges requiring innovation at the intersection of business needs, technology and creativity.

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    Susan Mason-Milks
    Core Facilitator/Career Counselor

    Extensive experience in both education and business, her various “hats” have included high school teacher, corporate trainer, and organizational communications consultant.She is interested in helping people design balanced lives that have more energy and creativity She has an M.Ed. in guidance and counseling and also holds a certificate in career development from University of Washington Extension.

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    Vickie Chaffin
    Core Facilitator/Career Counselor

    Experienced counselor, facilitator and teacher, she has taught classes and workshops in the nonprofit, corporate, and mental health arenas. On behalf of Centerpoint, she provides career services at Antioch University Seattle, one of our community partners. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Human Studies from Marylhurst College and an M.A. in Psychology from Antioch University Seattle.

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    Sandy Formento
    Client Services Manager

    After too many years of seemingly meaningless jobs, Sandy decided that it was time to add a bit of passion to her future. She came to Centerpoint in Nov 2009 for help and they have not been able to get rid of her since! For as long as she can remember, she has been interested in psychology and the ability of people to change their lives. She is the face of Centerpoint and brings her care and compassion to all inquirers and clients.


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    Bruce Lamb
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    Dennis Williams

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