Education | Coaching Services
Passionate about helping others, Judith Katcher has enjoyed a long career in education, management consulting, and executive speech coaching. She is currently the president and executive coach of Katcher & Associates, the executive speech coaching company she opened in 1989 to help business leaders effectively present their messages to audiences. The business is located in White Plains, N.Y. She was previously an executive coach for Women in Finance on the Way Up from 2007 to 2012.
On the academic side of the spectrum, Ms. Katcher was an associate professor of communication and English for the University of New Hampshire, Hunter College, and Pace University, all from 1972 to 1983. She prepared for her career by earning a Master of Arts in communication and English literature from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in communication and English literature from Syracuse University. To keep in touch with her peers, she joined prominent professional organizations like the American Society of Training and Development, the International Women’s Leadership Association, the National Association of Professional Women, and Stanford Who’s Who.
aviation | coaching services
Throughout her career, Debra Bartz has consistently balanced her dual positions as a holistic life coach and pilot with persistence and tenacity. As the owner of Learn Conquer Soar Coaching, the holistic integrative nutrition and coaching company she created in 2010 to promote health and wellness, Ms. Bartz encourages her clients to lead transformational healthy lives. Further, as she has taken to the skies as a pilot since 1982, most recently as the captain of an Airbus 320 for United Airlines, she has paved the way for other female pilots and continues to mentor aspiring women pilots to excel in the field of aviation.
Ms. Bartz began her career by earning a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1982, and a Master of Science in human resources manage from Golden Gate University in 1989. She holds a certification as a holistic practitioner from the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, is a certified master transformational method life coach, a hormone-trained specialist, and a board certified gluten practitioner. She also has a diploma in fitness and nutrition. Additionally, she is an independent distributor for Bemer, a company that designs products to promote well-being.