Darrell brings his extensive experience as a master certified professional coach and a member of the Federal Coaching Network. He is a keynote 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 clients 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 is 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 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 5 key leaders, from 30 senior managers, to direct emergency action communications for the Vice President of the United States, 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 received numerous professional awards to include the Presidential Service Badge, Lacey B. Ivory Service Award, Roy Wilkins Renown Service 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.
Darrell holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from National Louis University and a Master of Business Administration from Strayer University.