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Coaching Facilitators

Raechel Pefanis

Raechel Pefanis

Director of Coach Education
Adria Trowhill

Adria Trowhill

Professional Coaching Dean Emerita
Laura Atwood

Laura Atwood

Coaching Facilitator
Brian Cyr

Brian Cyr

Coaching Facilitator
  • Raechel Pefanis
  • Adria Trowhill
  • Laura Atwood
  • Brian Cyr
  • Raechel Pefanis

    Raechel Pefanis is a Professional Coach and Registered Social Worker based out of Kitchener - Waterloo, Ontario. She is a proud Indigenous woman from the turtle clan, and is the author of The Person Behind the Professional: Cognitive Behavioural Coaching for Today’s Workplaces. She is the CEO of Red Maple Coaching & Counselling Services, where she and her team use a variety of products and services to achieve great workplace culture that develops the potential of leaders and their teams. Raechel is a certified Dare to LeadTM facilitator with the Brené Brown Research and Education Group, a certified Working GeniusTM facilitator, and executive coach. Raechel leads Red Maple in its’ work across many different coaching contexts, including Red Maple’s work with Your Renaissance Partners, a consultancy group that collaborates to create organizational thriving (https://yourrenaissancepartners.com). Raechel has worked with organizations of every type in her corporate work. Her client list with Red Maple includes Seasons Retirement Communities, the Waterloo Catholic District School Board, Manulife Financial, HDT Automotive, , McMaster University, Aecon Construction, and more. In her off time, Raechel spends her time in the woods with her husband, two kids (terrible) dog, teaching Zumba classes or reading.
  • Adria Trowhill

    Professional Coaching Dean Emerita

    Adria is a business oriented, practical and heart centered executive coach with years of experience coaching senior corporate leaders and leadership teams across multiple industries. A pioneer of coaching in Canada, Canadian Coach of the Year (2008), Adria is Founding Faculty, former Dean and now Dean Emerita of ADLER’s Coaching Certificate Program worldwide.
  • Laura Atwood

    Coaching Facilitator

    Professional Coach, Certificate Program Faculty member and facilitator of Adler Corporate Programs. She is also the President of Adler International Learning Southwest located in Phoenix, Arizona, the campus providing both the Adler Coaching Certificate Program and Adler Corporate Services. She draws on a diverse background in anthropology, visual arts, parent education, nonprofit management and dispute resolution. With her individual clients as well as with groups, Laura thinks big, and anchors her coaching clients and participants in their most resourceful selves. In addition to her teaching, coaching and consulting, Laura works as a professional divorce and family mediator, with an associated coaching specialty in helping divorcing clients to move from “survive” to “thrive”, Laura champions professionalism in coaching globally as Co-Chair of the Regulatory Committee of the ICF and serves on the Board of Directors of the Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators.
  • Brian Cyr

    Coaching Facilitator

    Brian is PCC Professional Coach and a proud member of Adler Faculty. Together, they partner with individuals and teams to co- create personal and professional fulfillment. With over 25 years as a successful entrepreneur, Brian brings a unique approach to his facilitation that both challenges and supports. He believes that there is no cookie cutter approach to shift from where you are to where you want to be.
  • Raechel Pefanis
  • Adria Trowhill
  • Laura Atwood
  • Brian Cyr