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ICF St. Louis Chapter Leadership Team

Ray Capelovitch

Ray Capelovitch


Lisa Bianco

lisa bianco

Richard Byrne

Richard Byrne

Membership and Marketing Director
Sandy Tomey

sandy tomey
Sandy Tomey is serving as both the Membership and Marketing  Director. She is PCC certified through ICF, and earned her CPC through the Institute for the Professional Excellence in Coaching ( iPEC). As a love and relationship coach that helps singles attract their spiritual partner, she is excited to bring her love leadership and relationship building skills to enhance the energy and excitement of the St. Louis chapter and promote all coaches and the coaching field to the St. Louis Community! She graduated from University of Missouri- Columbia in Business Marketing, and has owned Sacred Journeys Enterprises for 8 years!  She is Mom and step mom to 3 amazing young adults sharing their own passions and purpose with the world!

Program Director
Nadine Kouba

Hospitality Director
David Hyatt, PCC
David Hyatt

“My mission in life is to help pastors, churches and people to actually live their God-given potential.”

Born in Nashville, Tennessee, David received a BA from Vanderbilt University and a Doctor of Ministry from Lexington Theological Seminary (1974).  He served six years as an associate pastor of an inner-city church in St. Louis and then twenty years in Manchester, MO, as a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) pastor.

David left the local pastorate and began helping churches in his own business, Effective Ministries Coaching and Consulting in 2003, following two years at Lay Renewal Ministries in St. Louis. He received his initial certification as a Christian Leadership Coach from Valwood in March, 2005. David works now as a full time Coach and Consultant.

David has become involved with Coaching4Clergy, a national coaching organization, led by Rev. Val Hastings,  serving as a Trainer for Basic Coach Training, a member of the faculty and a Mentor Coach.  He received the Professional Coaching Credential (PCC) from ICF in 2014.

Living in St. Louis, David is married to Bonnie and they have two grown children and two grandchildren in Kansas City.  He loves to play golf and support the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.       

Immediate Past President  
Nicki McClusky

Nicky McClusky

Nicki McClusky served as our ICF St. Louis President for 2016 and 2017.  She has a part-time, dual practice in psychotherapy and professional coaching, earning her PCC and certification in Transformational Presence Leadership and Coaching in 2012; Nicki became a Board Certified Coach in 2011 and attended three coaching schools from 2005-2009.  She studied with the Center for Transformational Presence Leadership and Coaching from 2010 to 2012.

Nicki is a Transformation Life and Voice Coach. She serves people who help others, whether they are looking to remove inner impediments that block their access to manifesting their fullest potential, reaching the next level of personal or professional success and fulfillment, or transforming their self-talk into that which supports and encourages them to live their best life. Many of her clients originally seek her out to become authentic, compelling speakers; frequently, they request inner voice coaching (self-talk transformation) in order to make the shifts in energy and consciousness that they desire. When requested, Nicki provides mentor coaching to coaches seeking their ACC or PCC certifications through the International Coach Federation.

This year’s president has earned two master’s degrees, sang professionally for years, taught for 12, and is the author of 15 books. She is a voracious learner---including loving to learn about our chapters’ members and the dreams they hold dear to their hearts.

In service as president in 2016, Nicki wishes to encourage, support, and hold a space for each member in our group to step into his/her greatness as a coach and human being. You may often see her encouragement written to our chapter ---“Live fully, coach greatly.”

Meeting Location:

The Heights Community Center
Argus Room
8001 Dale Ave.
Richmond Heights, Mo 63117

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Networking 5:30- 5:45pm 

December Celebration: Dec 11
4th Tuesday of the month!
2019 Dates:
Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, Sept 24, Oct 22, Nov 26

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Recently Juan Love received her ACC accreditation from ICF. We hope you will take a moment to read about Juan and her journey.