• Creating a Business and Marketing Plan
• Identifying your Brand Equity
• Assessment Tools for Coaching
• Determining your Fee Structure/ROI and Coaching Contracts
• Coaching Programs

• Transitioning into the  Coaching Field Leveraging your Strong Business Background
• Coaching Supervision
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Attend exclusive programming on selling based on personality science, viral marketing and diversifying your business

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Network with Master Executive Coaches. Share and gain knowledge from the world’s top-tier executive coaches

Are you an aspiring corporate executive coach?

ACEC Braintrust helps younger coaches break into corporate executive coaching, learn from the most established coaches in the industry, and make connections with mentors, business partners and peers.

BrainTrust™ is a membership organization for the next generation Corporate Executive Coaches who are contributing, growing, and developing their professional coaching portfolios in a way that supports their ability to be an ‘enterprise-wide’ business partner with their clients.

Why Choose Braintrust™ ACEC

As a member of the BrainTrust™, you will have the opportunity to share your talents, insights, and creativity while continuing to develop your skills through access to current Association of Corporate Executive Coaches (ACEC) Master-level Executives Coaches, mentoring and training toward your development and membership with ACEC, an Elite advanced group of Executive Coaches.

Cutting Edge Techniques and Tools Based On Personality Science for your Business. Access To Business Partners And Master-Level Mentors To Help You Grow Your Business

Programs and Master Mind Groups Designed to Help Millennials Break into Corporate Executive Coaching Space.

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CB Bowman


I’m a Certified Master Corporate Executive Coach through ACEC and Certified in the United States as a Board Certified Coach with designation endorsements in executive and career coaching through the Center for Credentialing Education.

I takes a business focused approach in such areas as, influence, transition, diversity, delegation, executive presence, and creating rapport with difficult colleagues.

Kimm Korber

Leadership Coach

I have no reluctance to rolling up my shirt sleeves and working with anyone who holds a positive mindset, aspires to grow, and enjoys finding what it takes for them (and others) to be successful.

Dr. Theresa Vlk

Sr. Manager, Rodan+Fields

I am passionate about transforming organizations through their greatest asset, their people!

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The Association of Corporate Executive Coaches (ACEC) is a private international membership based association for mastery level Corporate Executive Coaches who coach the top tier of 90% of organizations listed as F1000 companies. We offer certifications as Master and Postgraduate Corporate Executive coaches. Our focus is on three areas:

  • Supporting our members in the journey from being Corporate Executive Coaches to being Enterprise Wide Business Partners©. Those who are recognized by the boardroom and CXO’s as being proactive in elevating their client’s business through its human capital.
  • The sustainability and/or continued growth of their practice by providing targeted research, marketing information, ethics and peer level surveys/networking and certification.
  • Humility—we define our members as: “those who do not wear their success in such a way that it denigrates another persons existence™”.*

The MEECO Instituteis a not-for-profit think tank, research and information/ resource sharing institute for exploring leadership and the employee experience. We partner with various universities world-wide to conduct leading edge research in the area of workforce coaching and the management of talent.s a designation that distinguishes organizations that have achieved excellence through weaving concepts of executive coaching, etc. into the fabric of their culture.

The BrainTrust™ is a membership organization for the next generation Corporate Executive Coaches who wish to contribute, grow, and develop their professional experience and/or coaching portfolios in a way that supports their ability to be an ‘enterprise-wide’ business partner with their clients at the mastery level

Executive Leadership, LLC™ (ELLLC) is an executive coaching firm that uniquely specializes in working with “Executive Post Traumatic Stress Disorder©” (PTSD) as a result of non-violent corporate harassment and discrimination. Its focus is with emerging leaders, mid-level managers, and senior leaders. Additionally, ELLLC works with organizations seeking human capital re-positioning, development and/or growth through coaching, counseling, and/or strategic advice.

She is a Certified Master Coach from the Behavioral Coaching Institute in the Far East and Europe. She is also a certified Master Corporate Executive Coach through the Association of Corporate Executive Coaches. Bowman was also certified in the United States as a Board Certified Coach with designation endorsements in executive and career coaching through the Center for Credentialing Education. Bowman is a master trainer with experience in curriculum design and train-the-trainer programs.

With her Fortune 500 business background and laser-like precision, she swiftly narrows in on the issues related to human capital productivity. She presents financially sound, creative and action-oriented solutions with infinite possibilities. Her methodology is an intuitive mix of cognitive listening and behavior modification with a solid foundation of business modeling. Additionally, Bowman has been an adjunct professor for several academic institutions including Pace University’s Lubin School of Business where she also sat on their Board of Advisors, Mercy College in the Department of Human Resources, Fashion Institute of Technology and Rutgers University in the Center for Management.

CB’s hobby is her four-legged son, a redheaded Cairn Terrier named London (a.k.a Ivan the Terrible).

Barrie Hinton is a business focused Master Corporate Executive Coach (ACEC) and a Certified Coach at Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching. He helps leaders to develop their authentic leadership style and maximise their talents.  

As a Director of HR, Barrie learned how to lead in a FTSE 100 drinks and leisure company, and has worked with consultancies, such as McKinsey and EY, on a range of major cultural and strategic change programmes, including national joint ventures in the UK & international joint ventures in Eastern Europe and the Far East. He has extensive executive experience in the people implications of organisational transformation and cultural change programmes.  

In addition to leadership coaching, Barrie helps graduates from leading universities obtain positions in The City of London, Financial Services and The Law. Apart from coaching, he is a mentor with The Aspire Foundation’s pro-bono mentoring programme, the aim of which is to inspire and empower ‘Making a Difference’ women, from charity and social enterprises.  

Barrie began his coaching practice in 2008, after running his own Executive Search business, and has since worked with nearly a hundred leaders and aspiring leaders. A number of these engagements have developed into repeat and long-term coaching/mentoring relationships. Client confidentiality is central to his coaching. 

Barrie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has an MBA from the University of Bradford. 

Kimm Korber is a Human Resources and Business leader, bringing a broad set of skills grounded in working with established and emerging leaders across a range of industries, including Chemicals, Specialty Steel, Defense, and Engineering Services.  Much of Kimm’s work has been as a trusted advisor and thinking partner for executives and senior managers focusing on organization development & effectiveness, building leadership teams, internal communications, resolving workplace conflicts, talent assessment & planning, and other matters of enterprise-wide significance.

He is a deep thinker and life-long learner who puts himself into service to support others in getting to clarity and expanding the possibilities for what can be achieved for individuals and organizations.  Kimm currently serves in a VP Human Resources role for global specialty chemicals company based in Charlotte, North Carolina with offices and operations in the United States, Europe, China, Chile, Australia, and elsewhere. Kimm is a certified Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach, and brings insights from working with leaders and organizations that will help ACEC prepare coaches for a variety of future engagements.


For over 15 years, Theresa Vlk has helped organizations and individuals realize their full potential and sharpen their competitive edge. Theresa has a Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a Doctorate in Business Administration, and attended UC Berkeley’s Executive Coaching Institute. Her background includes leading initiatives focused on Executive and high potential development, performance management, succession planning, onboarding, mentoring, curriculum design, career development, team building, employee engagement, and more. She is also DiSC certified. In addition to Executive Coaching, she currently leads the global Talent Development function for a privately-held skincare company headquartered in the SF Bay Area with offices in San Francisco, San Ramon, Berkeley, Canada, Australia, and Japan.