Darrell brings his extensive experience as a master certified professional coach and a member of the Federal Coaching Network. He is an event speaker and workshop facilitator who provides clients with expertise in the realm of leadership, relationships, and purpose.
Darrell has been involved in life coaching for many years. He works with individuals and couples discerning ways to restore and enrich personal and professional relationships. His extensive training in the field includes Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, Dr. Gary Chapman, and Dr. Kevin Leman, some of the most famous relationship specialists. He has been married for over 20 years and cheerfully shares time-tested principles to strengthen relationships.
His leadership background includes 30 years of federal service highlighted by his selection as a White House Communications Agency All Star and Senior Manager of the Year. Additionally, he was selected as a Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Outstanding Mentor and Human Capital Team Lead of the Year.
His leadership coaching is based on a stellar 20-year military career, where he traveled worldwide as an Operations and Vice Presidential Communications Officer, leading over 500 White House missions. Following the tragedies of September 11, 2001, Darrell was selected as 1 of the 5 original members, from 30 senior leaders, to provide emergency action communications as a Vice Presidential Communications Response Officer, to include duties as an Air Force Two Command Representative.
In addition to being a master certified professional coach, he is a certified facilitator and trained senior managers at the White House Communications Agency Training Academy to travel as Vice Presidential Team Leads, serving as the primary contact for the traveling White House Staff, while simultaneously training mid-level managers to travel as Presidential Operations Team Leads.
He is a recipient of the Presidential Service Badge, Lacey B. Ivory Service Award, Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award, DISA Outstanding Project of the Year Award, the National Louis University Reach Award, and the Strayer University Outstanding Alumni Award for his dedicated leadership in the community and Department of Defense.
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from National Louis University and a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Strayer University.