Valerie is an experienced Human Resources professional with a focus on Talent Management and Training and Development who excels in establishing collaborative partnerships with business leaders and entrepreneurs to translate coaching conversations into business results.
A genuine influencer who thrives on tough challenges and translates visions and strategies into actionable goals, she is an empowering leader who has successfully trained, developed and lead top-performing teams committed to providing superior service.
As a graduate of Washington State University with a B.A in Hospitality Business Management, she has spent most of her career leading teams in aviation, manufacturing and hospitality.
Valerie has traveled the world as a part of her job and has received many professional certifications and awards along the way.
She excelled in her career with The Boeing Company and was able to create multiple mentoring programs in various divisions throughout the organization. She became a leader in the industry and was awarded the Commercial Aviation Services Service Excellence award for her participation in the training of over 2500 employees in customer service best practices and she was also named Technology Rising Star of 2013 by Women of Color Magazine.
Her high-energy, creativity, and fun-loving personality make her an absolute pleasure to work with and to be around.
Valerie’s technical skill and commitment to outstanding personal service motivates leaders to champion continuous improvement as they coach, grow and develop their teams. Her passion is to empower others to play big, be bold and create a life they love.
She started her coaching career at Boeing as a business and career coach working with early career individuals and executives. In 2013, she moved to Miami to be closer to her family and would continue coaching in South Florida; this time, outside the corporate world with a focus on leadership and self-expression.
Today, Valerie has her private practice in Miami, Florida where her focus is to support women in their journey to become who they are meant to be by helping them to release their inner fears, allowing them to be themselves unapologetically.
Originally from Bogotá, Colombia, Valerie enjoys traveling, learning other languages and volunteering in her community. She is fluent in English and Spanish and enjoys watching sports with her husband in her free time.