Deborah Baron lives in Pittsburgh, PA and has for (almost) her entire life. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in January of 2016, two weeks after climbing Masada in 32 minutes. She has been coaching since 2016, married for 31 years, with two grown kids and is 3 years cancer free. Deborah’s practice is heavily weighted toward coaching leaders in for-profit and non-profit organizations and she is also a certified SPARK instructor. Her mis-adventures with cancer brought her in touch with the deep well of love that resides in each and every one of us. Understanding the Principles continues to bring greater ease and a knowing that our true selves are our best selves.
Certified as a Transformative Coach, an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Certified Coach, and a Newfield Network Certified Coach. Deborah holds an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and a BBA in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Deborah’s experience includes over 30 years of leadership with for-profit and non-profit organizations in management, community development and economic development related fields. Prior to launching her coaching practice, she held the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh with responsibilities that included human resources and staff development. Previously, Deborah was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cool Space Locator, a non-profit organization dedicated to attracting businesses to urban neighborhoods.