Executive Coaches

Each Fellow receives three hours of individual coaching during the course of the program.

Marie Amey-Taylor, Ph.D.

Marie Amey-Taylor was the Assistant Vice President of the Human Resources Department, at Temple university and the Associate Director of its Academic Center on Research in Diversity (ACCORD). She has a rich and varied career history that includes professional experiences as an educator, program administrator, internal and external training and organizational development consultant, group facilitator, executive coach, theater troupe founder and artistic director and public speaker. She holds a doctoral degree in Psycho-Educational Processes/Adult and Organizational Development and a master’s degree in Urban Education and Policy Studies, College of Education, Temple University. She is also qualified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

She has provided consulting services for corporate, government, public and private education, and human services organizations throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, South America and the Middle East. Her areas of expertise are leadership and organizational development; diversity/sexual harassment awareness training; management development; interpersonal relations and communication; change management; team building; train-the-trainers programs; conflict resolution and mediation; and a wide range of professional development programs. She is a charter member of the Board of Governors of PRIME, a multicultural training and research group and is a Senior Associate for Tulin Diversiteam Associates, an internationally acclaimed diversity and sexual harassment consulting firm.

Connie Rose, MBA

Connie Rose, Certified Professional Coach, is the owner of C. Rose Coaching which provides leadership and executive coaching services.  She partners with business people who want to move to the highest possible level in their current organization and still maintain a balanced and fulfilling life.  Her clients gain a new sense of clarity around what they want and how to get it.

Her client list includes companies in the pharmaceutical industry, government, telecommunications, banking and non-profit sectors.  She is also an executive coach in the Department of Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

Ms Rose has extensive experience in corporate America with several Fortune 500 companies.  Specifically, she spent more than ten years in Human Resources developing corporate policy, providing career counseling, leadership development, and managing recruiting events targeted at underrepresented groups.  Before that she spent an equal amount of time in sales and marketing positions. 

She previously served as VP-Education and Board Member for the Philadelphia Area Coaches Alliance. She is a member of the International Coach Federation.  She also served as Board President for Wings for Success, a non-profit organization that provides clothing, workshops and other support for women seeking to enter the workforce. 

Her academic background includes an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Ohio University, an MBA with a concentration in Marketing from LaSalle University in Philadelphia and completion of the University of Michigan Executive HR Program.  She received her coaching certification from the Academy of Coach Training in Seattle, Washington in 2002.

Cheryl Vermey, Ph.D.

Through life and professional experience Dr. Cheryl Moen Vermey has honed the skills critical for effective coaching. With the listening and assessment skills of a nurse, the passion for learning and imparting new knowledge as a teacher, and the leadership, business savvy and strategic planning experience of an association executive and university dean, she is motivated by her desire to help others succeed. Dr. Vermey’s coaching credentials include:

  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), the Coaches Training Institute,
  • Graduate, CTI Leadership Program in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Certified Tilt 360 Coach (CTC) and a Preferred Leadership Coach on the Tilt 360 Network. 
  • Graduate, Center for Right Relationship, Organization & Relationship Systems Coach (ORSC).
  • Certified Coach, International Coach Federation (ICF).

Cheryl serves on the ICF Global Board of Directors (2010-2013), is vice president for 2011, and previously served on the ICF Research and Education Committee (2007-09).  She is also active in the Philadelphia Area Coaches Alliance (PACA), and has served on the Bylaws, Nominating and Program Committees and was Vice President of Professional Development on the Executive Board.

Prior to becoming an executive coach she spent more than twenty-five years as an educator and administrator in both academic and non-profit settings including West Chester University and campuses of Temple University. Dr. Vermey earned a Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) certificate from Harvard University as well as doctoral and master’s degrees from Temple University in adult and continuing education with an emphasis on organizational development.

Cheryl’s ability to recognize and cultivate strengths to initiate change is one of her greatest assets as a coach. She is a seasoned facilitator and uses experiential learning methods to deepen learning for sustained change. In both her formal positions and as a consultant to organizations, she focuses on leadership development and acceleration, strategic decision making, navigating change, program development, and team building.