• You want to step up to the next level of leadership, but you’re not sure how to confidently package your skills for a new role internally or in another organization or field.

  • You know you’re meant for something more, but you feel like your career path lacks focus. You wish you had a sense of direction and the clarity to move forward.

  • Or maybe you know it’s time to move on, and you want to find not just the next thing, but the right thing—a role and a work environment where your leadership can grow and thrive.


You want to be a strategic leader, navigating your way forward with confidence, authenticity, and skill, instead of taking a reactive approach to your career development.

What you need is a customized leadership plan that’s built around you.

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Through this customized, one-on-one coaching program, we’ll sift through what’s in your head, your heart, and your resume to create your personal, actionable Strategic Career Plan. The plan includes your personal mission, the core values that drive your leadership style, your unique strengths and interests, your personalized vision for your career development, and more.

Your plan will enable you to:

  • Creatively lead your career development with intention, freeing you from following the road you happen to or believe you should be on.

  • Focus your next steps. Efficiently identify opportunities and work environments that align with your strengths and values.

  • Develop your elevator pitch. Personalize and authentically express your skills in job interviews, performance reviews, and when answering the question "What do you do?"

  • Advance your career with confidence. Step up to new leadership responsibilities take your impact to the next level.


Your Strategic Career Plan is a compass that will guide you in your next steps—and beyond.

This grounding document clearly articulates who you are and where you’re going, and it is also adaptable, helping you cultivate professional resilience in a changing career landscape.

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Strategic Career Coaching Package includes:

  • 8 coaching sessions: one 75-minute initial session and seven weekly 50-minute coaching sessions via phone

  • An intake questionnaire that will define your greatest professional challenges and potential—and help us hit the ground running from week one

  • Weekly customized action steps

  • Access to my extensive library of tools that will help you define and develop your professional skills, self-knowledge, and confidence

  • Assessments to determine your unique approach to leadership

  • Email support between sessions to keep the action moving forward and celebrate your successes

  • A customized Strategic Career Plan 

As your Strategic Career Coach, I’ll be your partner in bringing clarity to your career path. I’ll share my toolbox of resources and exercises that will guide you through the process of defining your professional path; I'll challenge the assumptions and limitations you’ve set on yourself, champion your strengths and unique qualities, and hold you accountable to taking meaningful steps forward week by week.

$1500 with payment plans available

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and I’ll be in touch to schedule a
free, 30-minute consultation.

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why i'm your secret weapon for career clarity


I’m Carole Ann Penney, CPC, and I coach mission-driven professionals who are ready to take the next steps in their careers and leadership journeys.

I have a B.A. in Education Studies (Brown University), I’m a Certified Professional Coach (iPEC), hold a Certificate in Nonprofit Management & Leadership (Tufts University), and I’m a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Program at the Rhode Island Foundation. I have over 10 years of experience in supporting direct reports, mentees, and clients through career and leadership development and over 7 years of experience in professional coaching. 



what clients are saying...


I’ve worked with mission-driven professionals from the fields of education, finance, marketing & PR, nonprofit management, HR, insurance, and consulting. Here’s what they have to say about the value of our work together:



The Strategic Career Plan program
is perfect for you if:

  • You’re ready to become a leader of your own career path

  • You’re drawn to mission-driven work that expresses who you are and positively impacts the world

  • You’re excited and charged by leadership opportunities and challenges

  • You’re ready to dedicate a minimum of 3 hours/week for thoughtful and focused career development


Ready to bring your best leadership forward?

As a result of our work together, you’ll be ready to bring your leadership to the next level and move your career forward with skill, confidence, and clarity.


Access my no-obligation application
and I’ll be in touch to set up
a 30-minute, free consultation call.