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International Coaching Week: From Coaching Education to ICF Credential and Beyond: Mastering the fundamentals to build your successful coaching practice

May 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm



Topic: From Coaching Education to ICF Credential and Beyond: Mastering the fundamentals to build your successful coaching practice

Speakers: John Volturo, PCC / Carrie Arnold, MCC / Sherri Gerek, PCC /  Gina Restani, PCC / Elias Scultori, PCC

CCE’s: 1.5 Resource Development

Date: Friday, May 21, 2021

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after you register.




During this interactive event, ICFLA President John Volturo will speak with esteemed faculty Carrie Arnold from Fielding University, Sherri Gerek from iPEC, Gina Restani from CTI, and Elias Scultori from CoachU. This panel is for audiences that include everyone from the coach curious to coaches already in practice.


Our conversation will demystify the process of leveraging coach training and getting credentialed to building a successful full-time practice. We will discuss our panelists’ journeys and how they see successful training leading to successful coaching practices through lessons learned and personal stories.


Takeaways from this event include:

  • Why I should attend a coaching training certified by ICF
  • How I can leverage my coach training to become credentialed faster
  • How I can leverage training and ICF chapter affiliation to start or evolve my practice
  • Relatable personal stories


More about  John Volturo, PCC

John Volturo is an Executive Coach (PCC), President of the International Coaching Federation, Los Angeles, and a facilitator, speaker, podcaster, and former public company and startup Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager.
John works with executives, managers, teams, and entrepreneurs to help them uncover blind spots, strengthen skills, increase team engagement, and build solid relationships to achieve their goals, all while leveraging their strengths.




More about Carrie Arnold, MCC

Carrie Arnold, author of Silenced and Sidelined: How women leaders find their voices and break barriers serves as the program director for evidence-based coaching at Fielding Graduate University.
She has over a decade of leadership coaching experience and 20 years’ experience working in healthcare, human resources, training, and organizational development. She has worked for multi-hospital systems in leadership positions and has consulted in various industries. As a coach, she has served within the federal government, all levels of education, healthcare, and private sectors working with over 300 individual and group clients. She works with emerging leaders and also coaches at the president, CFO, COO, CHRO, VP, physician, and superintendent level. Dr. Arnold also operates her own consulting practice The Willow Group.



More about Sherri Gerek, PCC

Sherri Gerek is Chief Academic Officer for iPEC Coaching, an iPEC CPC, and ELI-MP since 2011 and ICF PCC credential holder. Sherri oversees training and development for the iPEC faculty and curriculum teams while also serving as a Lead Trainer, and Mentor Coach. Her flair for developing others to reach their peak potential was fostered during her successful 30-year corporate career. Through her private coaching practice, Sherri coaches felony non-violent offenders transitioning through drug treatment court. Her belief that each person is greater and more powerful than their past, inspires her clients to navigate some of life’s trickiest terrain. On the personal front, Sherri is an author, and speaker passionate about adventure, nature, and the great outdoors. She and her husband Larry married in 1992. She’s a proud stepmom to Brandon and Chad, and doting Grandma to the M&Ms.



More about Gina Restani, PCC

Gina is an executive coach and facilitator who partners with individuals and organizations to make meaningful changes in their lives and businesses. She is a faculty member at Co-Active Training Institute (CTI) where she leads workshops throughout the U.S. for individuals in training to become professional coaches. CTI is accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and is the largest in-person coaching school in the world. Gina is also a co-founder at Inside Out Incubator where she leads programs designed to help women working in male-dominated industries lead powerfully on their own terms. Gina’s organizational insights are informed by an extensive background in the tech industry, including a seven-year stint at Twitter, Inc.



More about Elias Scultori, PCC

Elias is a leadership and diversity coach. He works primarily with groups and individuals belonging the broad spectrum of human identities. His focus is on identifying, developing and celebrating the potential and resourcefulness of each person embracing their ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital status, personality type and/or professional standing. His purpose it to give his clients the space and the structure that enables them to refine their voice and to establish a solid place at the table.

He is also a faculty member at two ACTP coaching training schools and as an ICF Registered Mentor Coach, and works with coaches supporting them in the process of developing and sustaining their own coaching practices and polishing their coaching skills in preparation for certification.







May 21, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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