About Our Executive Coaches

Learn more about executive coaches below:

Andrea Beaulieu

Andrea BeaulieuAndrea Beaulieu provides speaking, story performance, presentation skills and strategic brand messaging coaching and training. Since she established Andrea Beaulieu Creates, LLC in 1987, she has served hundreds of clients in several industries, and worked as the contracted executive director for two nonprofit organizations.

As a professional speaker and trainer, Andrea has presented to such diverse audiences as the AFP Greater Arizona Chapter, the Valley of the Sun United Way, the United Way of the Columbia-Willamette, Northern Trust Bank, and the Association for Financial Professionals of Arizona.

She combines her abilities as a speaker, writer and performer to coach her clients to be powerful presenters and tell their stories with enthusiasm and passion. She knows the ins and outs of working with an audience and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her clients, helping them capitalize on the power of the platform and avoid the pitfalls.

She is the author of two books on finding and following your authentic voice, and has been a performer for more than three decades including her year with Up With People performing for the Super Bowl Halftime Show, the Indianapolis 500 and Bob Hope’s Birthday Party. Andrea graduated magna cum laude from ASU in Mass Communications.

Col. John Boggs

Col. John BoggsColonel John Boggs U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.) is an authority on Executive Leadership Development and Gender Integration. He is a Strategist, Author, Accomplished Speaker and Executive Transformational Leadership Coach.

An Infantry Officer with over 30 years of service to the nation, Col. Boggs is one of the rare few to command at every rank held. When not in command, he served the Corps as a trainer, educator or as an advisor on high-level staffs.

As a trainer and educator, Col. Boggs served at both of the Marine Corps’ Recruit Training Depots, Officer Candidates School and the Head of the Marine Corps’ Distance Learning Programs. He was also a Professor and Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.

As a staff member, Col. Boggs served as Chief of Staff of the National Defense University in Washington D.C. the worlds’ leading institute for producing strategic leaders, and as a Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations. He was also the senior Marine Readiness Advisor on the staff of Secretary of Defense Cohen and Rumsfeld.

As a businessman, he was a senior VP for a major non-profit in Washington D.C., and partner in an International Business Development Firm.

Today Col. Boggs is considered one of the foremost authorities in the field of executive leadership development and gender integration. He works with high impact executive leaders and organizations that are diverse in size and complexity.

Col. Boggs holds two master's degrees in National Security Strategy, and Management. He is also a graduate of world-renowned Georgetown University’s Executive Leadership Coaching program. He is an International Coach Federation credentialed Executive Leadership Coach, a member of the prestigious “Forbes Coaches Council” and a member of the National Speakers Association, Arizona Chapter.

Col. Boggs continues to serve. He is a member of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s Arizona Campaign—which raises scholarship money to support the children of Marines and Navy Corpsman ability to attend college. The Colonel is a member of the Department of Defense’s Advisory Committee on Women in the Services—which provides advice to the Secretary of Defense on issues facing Women in the Services, a member of the Arizona Corporate Council on Veteran Careers—supporting the efforts of veterans to gain careers not just jobs. He is also a member of the Arizona Business Leaders. And in what little spare time remains, he coaches a High School Lacrosse team.

Wally Graham

Wally GrahamWally Graham is a recognized leader in organization development with over 30 years’ experience as an operations manager and organization design consultant. His practical, hands-on experience with organization change in existing operations and start-ups was developed during his years in management at Fortune 500 companies including McCormick & Company, Miller Brewing Company and Frito-Lay, Inc. His most recent corporate position was Director of Talent Development with DMB Associates Inc., a billion dollar Scottsdale land development company.

Wally’s portfolio of experiences includes significant achievements. His innovative work as plant manager of the Frito-Lay Casa Grande, AZ startup facility resulted in that facility that was named “US Food Plant of the Year” 1985 by Food Engineering Magazine. Wally’s consulting practice has involved building high performance teams, organization change, strategic planning, operational assessment, leadership coaching, management workshops, and facilitating client meetings. Wally led significant consulting projects for organizations such as Compaq Computer’s Worldwide Data Management Group; a re-design team at Freeport McMoRan’s Morenci Copper Mine; and trained an internal Organization Development team at Los Alamos National Labs. He also developed a strategic planning process for a large Nigerian electric construction company; coached senior managers at Del Webb Corporation; and worked with many other projects that have led to bottom line contributions for his clients.

The following are some of his specialties:

Organizational Strategy

  • Facilitating and teaching client’s use of strategic tools, processes, and skills
  • Development of strategic plans and goals that make a transformational difference
  • Leadership Development
  • How to effectively lead diverse organizations
  • Managing and leading change- workshops and seminars
  • Leadership theory and practical skills


  • Styles assessments – used to assist clients to develop their goals and the coaching plan
  • Follow-up with clients to reinforce, and coach changes they want to make
  • On-site observation and real time coaching at the client’s site
  • Providing feedback, and collecting feedback through 360 assessments

He has worked with such diverse organizations as ALCOA, Nestle Food Company, Camelot Homes, Motorola, DMB Associates Inc., Quaker Oats Company, McDonald's Corporation, Honeywell, Freeport McMoRan, Pulte Homes, Chicanos Por La Causa, Phoenix Union High School District, Scottsdale Unified School District, Sun Microsystems, Husky Oil Canada, Warner Lambert Inc., Native American Connections, Phoenix Newspapers Inc., Gilbane, Kitchell, Arizona Education Association, Quiksilver, The City of Scottsdale Facilities Management, and many others.

Paula Shoup

Paula ShoupPaula brings a strong leadership background from her twenty plus years in high technology manufacturing operations in Fortune 100 medical technology and aerospace organizations. She rose up to a Director-level role with a department of over 80 people with an international staff and a budget of over $400 million. She has run her coaching and consulting business for over nine years; her clients include leaders and teams in businesses from nonprofits to financial services to residential development. Paula has her Bachelors of Science in Supply Chain from ASU and is a graduate of the Coach U Advanced Coaching program. She is a certified Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF). 

She has a warm and compassionate presence that combined with her strong leadership experience and critical-thinking skills brings out the best creative solutions by her clients. Paula is a Certified Daring Way Facilitator (CDWF) of powerful interactive workshops based on the research of Brené Brown, PhD. 

Brian Wood

Brian WoodBrian Wood is the past Chairman of the Board for the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, with his term concluding on 7/1/17. Originally, from NJ, Brian earned his BA in Communications from William Paterson University. He earned his MBA in 2014 from the University of Phoenix while balancing family, community involvement and work life as a Senior District Manager at Waste Management.

Additionally Brian is:

  • A Certified Professional Coach (leadership and transition)
  • Founder of MARS Coaching - Myrtlewood Athlete Representation and Success
  • A Board Member with “Linking Sports and Communities”
  • A Mentor with New Pathways for Youth
  • A Certified Agent with FIBA, the NBA and WNBA Players Associations
  • A graduate of Valley Leadership – the legendary Class 32!

Brian was certified as a professional coach through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC), and uses a model that identifies the mindset and energy that is constructive while attacking the opportunities to convert catabolic thinking.   Brian is enthusiastic about helping people find their passion, identifying and achieving their definition of success – while enjoying the journey and leveraging their “gifts.” He loves adventure, travel and time with his wife Vivian and family. In addition, he enjoys reading and is passionate about watching his children compete athletically and in life.


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