Teresa Schwab | Coach
Teresa Schwab is the President of Arnavon Strategies, an independent firm offering highly customized leadership development and training, and individual, team and group coaching. As a trainer, facilitator and coach, Teresa has provided services to organizations in the corporate, nonprofit and public sectors.
The diversity of Teresa’s background, training and experience offers her a multi-system perspective that she draws on when working with clients. Teresa has spent over 20 years working for and with organizations of various sizes, and has been on the management teams of organizations with budgets ranging from $50,000 up to $50 million.
Teresa utilizes a wide variety of facilitation and training methods and tools to help her clients define and achieve their aspirations. Most notably, she offers highly challenging and experiential opportunities that encourage individuals and systems to stretch to their growth edge to increase capacity and support transformation.
Teresa holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas, is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation and holds a Community and Civic Leadership Coach Certificate through the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC). She is a member of the KLC Core Coach Team, and an instructor with the University of Kansas Public Management Center.
Teresa grew up in rural Western Kansas. In 1995, she and her husband sold everything they owned to join the Peace Corps, moving to the South Pacific country of the Solomon Islands to do rural community development work. She and her husband now reside in Lawrence with their three sons.