Cecelia Gerard, MS, ACC, SHRM-SPHR

Executive Coach | Leadership & Organizational Development

Take Your Career to the Next Level!

Career Coaching

Soar2Achieve takes a holistic approach to coaching, working with you to identify and align your strengths with your career goals.

Executive Coaching

Partner with Soar2Achieve and transcend your leadership role to become the best version of yourself.

Leadership Development

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. – Vince Lombardi

Workforce Transformation

Good-to-great companies make a habit of putting their best people on their best opportunities, not their biggest problems. – Jim Collins

Change Management

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape. – Anonymous

Career Transitions

The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you. – John Maxwell

Coaching Benefits You

  • Leverage your strengths
  • Gain heightened self-awareness, emotional intelligence, social awareness
  • Build productive relationships
  • Reach your goals

Coaching Benefits Your Organization

  • Improved employee engagement
  • Cohesive corporate culture
  • Development of future leaders
  • Clearer understanding and implementation of corporate vision
  • Peak performance achievement 

The Coaching Process

“Impacting people for results” is our philosophy at Soar2Achieve. When you collaborate with Cecelia, you are gaining a thought partner, an accountability partner, and celebration partner.

1. Coaching begins with a review of ethical guidelines.

From confidentiality and your privacy to defining coach and client roles, before we begin, we’ll clearly communicate our mutually beneficial policies.

2. Discuss personal aspirations in terms of career goals.

We listen! We want to gain a thorough perspective of what you’ve accomplished in order to help you discern best next steps.

3. Establish the coaching timeframe.

We respect your time and we value efficiency. Together we’ll establish a coaching plan that fits your schedule, goals, and appetite for advancement.

4. Conduct exercises and assessments.

We take a goal-oriented approach to career and leadership coaching. Professional development tools range from roleplay to skills, leadership and behavioral assessments. We’ll identify and employ the assessment that best meets your goal, whether it’s StrengthsFinder, DiSC, Myers-Briggs, Hogan, or any of the many resources at our disposal.

5. Monitor progress and set new goals.

As your accountability partner, Soar2Achieve will help you track your progress, keep an eye on objectives, and raise antenna to determine future goals.

Meet Cecelia

Cecelia Gerard is a master’s educated and ICF (International Coaching Federation) certified executive coach specializing in leadership development and change management with more than 25 years’ experience.

From emerging leader to executive, Cecelia will help you define success on your terms, drawing upon your unique strengths and experiences to propel you to your desired goals.


“Serving as the Head of Human Resources for my former client, Cecelia did an outstanding job organizing the HR function, making it a strategic support service for the company. Cecelia has the utmost integrity and is a terrific communicator.”  – Mitchell Arden, Senior Managing Director, Phoenix Management Services, Inc.

“Cecelia’s manner of interacting with people is consistently respectful and engaging.” – Martha Conroy, Spiritual Direction and Ministry Formation

“Cecelia is a dedicated HR Professional who adapts well to changing environments. She is a creative thinker, knowledgeable in all aspects of HR, and great team player.” –  Barbara Miller, Independent HR Professional

Begin the next phase of your success story today.

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