• 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.

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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 Compass. The compass 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 Strategic Career Compass 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 Compass is your guide for your next steps—and beyond.

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Strategic Career Coaching Package includes:

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

  • 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

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

  • Your customized Strategic Career Compass 


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.

$1495 with payment plans available

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I’ll be in touch to schedule a free, 30 minute call
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why i'm your KEY resource 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.

The questions that you’re grappling with on your own are my favorite challenges to think, talk, listen, and nerd out about.

If you’re feeling discouraged, unsure, or tuckered out, let me bring my energy, resources, and perspective as your career path thought partner.

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. 

I have a B.A. in Education Studies (Brown University), I’m a Certified Professional Coach (iPEC) and I hold a Certificate in Nonprofit Management & Leadership (Tufts University).

There’s no better feeling than when a client calls to tell me that they’ve put the product of our work together into action—to express themselves clearly, to nail an interview, to negotiate a job offer, to land the role they wanted, or to step into new levels of leadership.

I can’t wait to get that call from you!



what clients are saying...


I’ve worked with mission-driven professionals from nonprofit, for profit, and government roles in the fields of education, finance, marketing & PR, museums and cultural institutions, human resources, insurance, energy efficiency, and consulting. Here’s what they have to say about the value of our work together:

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Access my no-obligation application.

I’ll be in touch to schedule a free, 30 minute call
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One Focused Session
75-minutes to gain clarity on your next steps

Small Group Intensive Program
8-week program to chart your career course


Private 1:1 Customized Coaching Program
8 weeks to career & leadership transformation