MEET the FOUNDER
Leadership Specialist, Executive Coach, Conversation Starter
Women's Business is Her Business
Ellyn Herbert helps women develop their best selves, lean into their leadership aspiration and potential and/or create successful businesses by helping them think comprehensively about all the issues that impact their success. She then guides them to develop action plans for getting to the next level.
She is a certified executive coach & adult educator and in 2004 founded HERBIZ, a Delaware executive coaching company. She is a firm believer that it is only through a combination of training, mentoring, AND coaching that individuals are able to completely develop the full-range of skills necessary to succeed. Therefore, Ellyn provides both -- a roster of online workshops and coaches that can support any woman's success.
Ellyn is certified by the International Association of Coaches (IAC) and as a graduate of the Graduate School of Coaching she has over 300+ hours of coach training. She has a Masters Certificate in Adult Learning and Training Facilitation from Temple University. She has worked with 1000's of individuals helping them develop the strategies they need for success.
In addition to her coaching & academic credentials, she is also an Economic Devlopment Specialist for the U.S. Small Business Administration where she helps small businesses start, grow and succeed. Ellyn has a strong corporate background as well as long-term experience and success as a small business owner. She has 10 years experience in administrative management and human resources working for such notable companies as Goldman Sachs and PolyGram records. Together with husband Jeff Herbert she managed and operated Herbert Studios, a corporate & advertising photography studio specializing in high-end product and architectural images. Their clients include advertising agencies, corporate accountsand manufacturing companies. Her corporate background in HR & her business ownership experience make her extremely valuable as a business coach. She has walked the talk. She knows how to develop business and drive its growth.
More importantly, she knows first hand that achieving at the highest levels at times requires a steadfast focus, an unswerving commitment to the result and the ability to be comfortable with discomfort. Not always an easy task and especially difficult without appropriate support.
Ellyn consistently seeks out diversity and learning opportunities. In college she was awarded a prestigious Congressional Internship and received the Dean’s Award, one of her school’s highest honors given to only 5 seniors. She is a Dale Carnegie graduate and has worked in the academic, entertainment, banking and investment banking fields. In 2010, she was the recipient of the U.S. Small Business Administration's Women in Business Champion award. Currently, she is a Masters candidate at Temple University in the Adult Learning and Organizational Development program. And, god help her...she is considering pursuing a doctrate in Adult Learning.
One of her greatest desires and drivers is to help women succeed on their own terms and realize their greatness. Her greatest love is her husband Jeff who is her biggest champion and introduced her to a wonderfule life of entrepreneurship. Her greatest gifts are her two sons Jack and Sam who make her walk her talk everyday. She enjoys playing tennis, loves attending comedy shows & eating sushi with friends, playing blackjack, being entertained by astrology and reading every darn thing she can make time for.