Coaches & Counselors for Accountants
The workplace environment can be stressful and challenging. And when it comes to the accounting profession, the threat for burnout is exponentially high.
The Center for Accounting Transformation has identified some coaches and counselors who have experience working with accountants and understand accountants’ unique professional issues, career options, ethics and passion. They can help accountants uncover their personal mission, develop a growth plan, assist with setting goals, address personal resilience and wellness, and provide receive guidance on personal and professional development—to be inspired to #EnableTransformation and #improvetheworld.
Learn more about our Coaches & Counselors and how they may help inspire you below.
Lisa Dy CPA, MBA
Lisa Dy is a mindset coach and speaker who helps frustrated professionals get to the root cause of what’s holding them back. Lisa has over 25 years of experience in multiple business settings. She has served in auditing, accounting, corporate reporting, analysis and taxation roles which allow her to understand the unique challenges of each of these roles.
Sarah Elliott PCC, CPA
Executive Leadership Coach
Sarah believes the world needs more conscious, evolved leaders – people who lead with their minds and their hearts. Through executive coaching, leadership coaching, group learning and group coaching, she helps leaders access the Dimension of Possible: a place where fear no longer drives us, and love reigns.
Dr. Samuel Kim
Dr. Samuel Y. Kim breakdowns the many layers of mental health, namely for Asian and Korean American groups. He teaches evidence-based practices and shares insights from the latest research studies in easy-to-understand ways to educate audiences on how to live healthier lives.
Brian Kush PCC, CPA
Brian Kush is an executive leadership coach who supports and challenges accountants to become more intentional in their life, so they can be a better leader and a better human being.
Amber Setter PCC, CPA (inactive)
Chief Enlightenment Officer & Executive Leadership Coach
Amber Setter is a different kind of coach; a blend of grace and warrior spirit that compels her to bring up the un-discussable and un-cover the undiscoverable. The clients who choose to work with Amber are the best at what they do, yet they still hunger for education. They choose her because of her intellect, authenticity and drive to educate them in ways they’ve never experienced.
Donny Shimamoto CPA, CITP, CGMA
Donny Shimamoto is a recognized thought leader, an educator, and a Birkman Certified Professional who uses a positive psychology approach to empower individuals, teams, and leaders with access to the most-trusted, advanced personality data to improve communication, foster understanding, and optimize organizational success.