Vital Leadership Coaching

Team

With over 60 years of combined experience, our team delivers world class leadership & cultural transformation 

History

Vital Leadership Coaching originated in 2004 as a collaboration between corporate and executive coach Liz Dallas and business coach Lea Belair. Vital Leadership Coaching became a full-fledged division of the Coaching Center of Vermont in 2008 under the name Vital Business, and in 2014 we morphed into Vital Leadership Coaching to more accurately reflect our expertise in coaching and training. Based out of the greater Burlington area, our expertise in the growing and changing needs of Vermont-based businesses has allowed us to expand to serve the needs of clients in New England.

 

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We at Vital Leadership Coaching know that finding the right coaches to guide you to organizational transformation is key. Contact us and we'll arrange an initial meeting where we'll walk you through your needs, the scope of your goals, and your budget.

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Credentials

Our coaches are all professionally trained and have demonstrated a commitment to excellence. They are experienced in the corporate business arena and intimate with the current business climate. Each an expert in their chosen field, they offer a diverse and complementary perspective to our team.

Each of our professional coaches is aligned with the International Coach Federation (ICF) Standards & Ethics of the coaching profession, and some hold an ICF credential. The ICF is the oldest sanctioning body for the profession of coaching, often referred to as "The Gold Standard". Many of our coaches are members of the more recently formed International Association of Coaching (IAC). The IAC is the industry leader in a global approach to the intentional evolution of the profession of coaching.

Affiliations 

Our coaches hold membership in multiple national and regional organizations, affording them a unique perspective on both global trends in business and leadership development and an understanding of challenges faced by local organizations.

 

Team

 
 
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Liz Dallas

Liz helps leaders shift their thinking to support a 21st Century landscape – one that changes fast, is increasingly complex and presents exponential uncertainty. The typical lens of leadership is insufficient to ensure sustainable success. Liz developed the A to B Paradigm Shifter to help you look through a new lens. Our highly experiential processes are based on research that produces deeper, more meaningful understanding and implementation in a world of possibility.

 
 
 

 
 
 

Paul Toth 

Paul is driven to unlock the exceptional in every organization and individual he works with while transforming how we lead in the twenty-first century.  As a skilled coach and facilitator, Paul can help you effectively engage in the meaningful conversations you need, but rarely have.

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Josh Hornick

For more than ten years, Josh has been training coaches at CoachVille, the world's best coach training program. He brings to VLC his expertise on teaching coaching skills to leaders and managers who understand that developing people is investing in business. Josh has a long and varied track record of professional success working as a Wall Street lawyer, a high school math and physics teacher, an entrepreneur who started a bank, and a community activist who founded a pathbreaking teen learning center. His passion for life and his expert coaching is best matched with people and organizations that aren't afraid of a steep ascent. And oh yeah- he often finds time to accompany musical theater or to play a game of Ultimate Frisbee!

 
 

 
 

James Papiano

James is an executive coach and consultant advising leaders and their teams on strategy, talent, and organizational effectiveness.  He helps companies and individuals advance on their business priorities by identifying root cause challenges and collaborating to design innovative solutions.  For over 15 years, James has been helping leaders create value by integrating the demands of business and the needs of the people who make them work.  

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Ben Powers

Ben efficiently makes individuals and teams of business people more competitive. He draws experience from studying psychology, working in finance pre- and post-2008, winning a transatlantic yacht race as a pro sailor and working with a Japanese consulting firm in New York City. Ben is a native Vermonter and lives with his wife in Essex Junction.