Laurie D. Battaglia, MSOD, ACC, CPC
A born connector, people magnet, gifted presenter, and calm, methodical coach, Laurie loves showing people the way to live their dreams. Having spent 35+ years developing people in corporate environments, Laurie discovered her own path to living the dream. As Co-Owner and Co-Creator of Living the Dream Coaches in Scottsdale, AZ, she works in tandem with her husband Joseph to coach high achieving women and men over 40 who want more power and spark in life, work, and relationships.
Laurie has spent the last 17 years of her career working for some of the nation’s largest investment and banking companies. She is Vice President for Wells Fargo in Phoenix, where she manages a team of Learning and Communication Professionals. Laurie is a former leadership development facilitator for Vanguard, the nation’s largest mutual fund company.
Laurie has an MS in Organizational Development and Leadership from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a BS in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University in PA. She works with experienced and emerging leaders to build engagement into their cultures and practices, and she specialized in building high performing teams.
Laurie is an Associate Certified Coach and a Master Practitioner for the Energy Leadership Index, an assessment tool that measures types of energy and how it shows up in people’s lives, work, and relationships. She uses the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to increase leaders’ self-awareness and diagnose team interactions. Her work with leaders and teams is based on the Drexler Sibbet Team Performance Model.
She is a member of ATD National, the International Coach Federation, AZODN, NAWBO, and The Conscious Community. She volunteers with various non-profits in the Valley of the Sun, including the Fresh Start Foundation and St Mary’s Food Bank.