Vicki Adaway is the owner of Adaway and Associates. She has over 25 years of working with people in personal and professional settings. Vicki has an eclectic approach to her work which allows each client's unique needs to be met. She assists clients in moving from unconscious incompetence to unconscious competence whether she is partnered with an executive coaching client, client in therapy, or in a training capacity. Vicki began some of the first programs in Birmingham for Adult Children of Alcoholics and has many years of working with individuals and families as well as providing educational training programs on Addiction in the Family and in the Workplace. She is skilled in identifying patterns of communication in individuals that stop them from having the healthy interactions that they desire personally or professionally. Her work also includes helping individuals remove blocks around money and financial issues. Vicki has a Masters degree in Health and Human Services from Georgia State University and is an ANCC Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. Vicki is a Certified NLP Coach, a Certified Master Practitioner of NLP, a trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming, a Certified Wealthy Mind Trainer and level two certified in EMDR. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, and past President of the local International Coach Federation chapter in Birmingham. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, and a member of Rotary International.
Glenn Magargee, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor, began practicing Equine Assisted Therapy in the mid-1990's. Her work with individuals, families and corporate teams address issues such as conflict resolution, problem solving and building functional teams. Her utilization of horses in change work is a novel yet powerful way to move clients to their desired outcomes. Glenn has owned horses for more than 20 years and continues to work with EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association). Corporate clients have commented on the broad reaching effects that have been observed back in the workplace following a program or retreat with the horses. Glenn is the founder of Mustard Seed Society, an adventure based equine program in a Christian environment helping at-risk youth and their families. For more information on Mustard Seed Society visit www.mustardseedkids.org
Duane Wade is a business consultant and conflict resolution specialist who works worldwide providing services to clients. He focuses in the areas of executive coaching, creative strategic thinking, change management, organization development, team effeffectiveness and diversity. Duane has worked internationally and externally as a coach and consultant, including work with several Fortune 500 organizations. These clients have included Booz-Allen-Hamilton, CIGNA, McKinsey & Company, Wachovia, Baldwin Prepatory School, SmithKline Beecham, Department of Education, Expedia Inc., Hotels.Com, HotWire, Prime Therapeutics, M & T Bank, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Gegory B. Davis Foundation, Women's Campaign Forum, Birmingham AIDS Outreach, and Aramark. Duane provides individual coaching to Executive Coaches, Executive Couples and has a genuine interest in working with boards of directors. Duane has a Master's degree in Human Development and Family Therapy. He is also a certified Organizational Development Consultant and a member of the International Coach Federation. Duane applies the ICF ethical guidelines to his work with clients.
Ray Spivey has spent over thirty years counseling people with alcohol, drug and other problems. He earned B.A. and M.A. degrees at Virginia Tech and did graduate work in counseling at John Hopkins in Baltimore. He hold addiction counseling credentials in both Alabama and Virginia as well as being a Nationally Certified Addictions Counselor. He is a Master Practitioner of NLP and is frequently sought as a speaker or trainer at seminars and workshops dealing with addiction and addiction related problems. He has been a presenter for a variety of institutions, including the University of Alabama School of Alcohol and Drug Studies, Auburn University, and the U. S. Army. He was recently a speaker on the subject of addiction at the World Health Conference in San Francisco. His variety of experience with business, industry, academia, and health care make him a valuable source of practical knowledge, and his easygoing style and ability to put complex ideas into simple term will make your time with him both profitable and enjoyable.