ABOUT OUR FOUNDER and
Certified Professional Coach
the Divisional Vice President of Training and Diversity for the Bon Marché in Seattle Washington (now Macys),
and a past Sr. Consultant and Partner with the Effectiveness Institute in Redmond Washington, Linda Callecod has over 25 years
experience as a successful leader, teacher, motivator, and master trainer / facilitator with a passion for creating
high performance teams, training other trainers, and developing leaders at all levels of an organization.
Linda has a solid background in corporate learning & development, performance
enhancements and process improvements, with proven expertise in multiple project management, program implementation and
curriculum development for companies in diverse industry niches.
Her trademark is her colorful inclusive style, out-of-the-box creativity,
limitless energy, and spontaneous humor.
A Detroit Michigan native, Linda prepared at Wayne State University to teach music and performance
in the Detroit public schools. After college, however, she moved to the Pacific Northwest and spent eleven years as a Christian
song writer and recording artist, three more as a junior high school teacher, and over twenty years working, teaching, and
coaching in the field of retail - eleven of which were in human resources and people-development.
After 14 years, she retired her teaching position with the University of Washington’s Human
Resource and Adult Learning and Development certificate programs, from which she was a recipient of their Teaching Excellence
Award in business and management. In addition to operating Seraphim Consulting, Linda also serves as Senior Organizational
Development Consultant for UW's Professional & Organizational Development department.
Ms. Callecod is author of Tools of the Trade: A Practical Guide for Trainers,
Presenting with Distinction and Excellence, More Than Just a Feeling, plus workbooks, materials, and assessments
included in the Curriculum Development and Training Tool Kits.
In addition, Linda is a collaborative author
of The Power of Coaching: a collective of stories, insights, and wise counsel from 21 certified professional coaches,
available on Amazon.com.
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