“My Purpose is to Awaken Leadership” – Jennifer Reitz
Jennifer Reitz believes that excellence in leadership is crucial in order to address organizational challenges and create sustainable change. She is a Master Somatic coach, trainer and organizational consultant with 20 years experience in leadership, team development, organizational change, and strategic planning. Serving both national and international clients, her experience and background provide a diverse set of verticals, including healthcare, finance, IT, entertainment, and education.
As a coach, Jennifer has guided her clients to increase their personal and professional satisfaction and effectiveness by bringing their actions into alignment with their deepest commitments and goals. Using sound principles and practices of adult development and somatic awareness, Jennifer enables both individuals and corporations to uncover and articulate their intentions, formulate goals, and coordinate more effectively in action and language.
Jennifer is an ICF Professional Certified Coach, Certified Hudson Institute Coach, and Strozzi Institute Master Somatic Coach. She has extensive experience in Human Resources Leadership, including 10 years at Patagonia where she contributed to the design of a unique corporate culture. She holds a B.A. in Business from Antioch University, and is the co-author of A Princess and Her Garden, A Fable of Awakening and Arrival. For the past five years, she has served on the board of directors of Leading From Within, a Santa Barbara based, non-profit organization providing leadership development for the nonprofit community that offers programs for executive directors and emerging leaders.
Currently, Jennifer lives in Santa Barbara, California where she enjoys spending time with family and friends. An avid outdoor enthusiast, she enjoys hiking, cycling and skiing.