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Our philosophy

Coaching people to shift their culture for better outcomes. Why? Because everyone thinks they’re great with relationships …. until they’re not. It is the relationship that cultivates the sustainable change for equity to flourish. 

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Our team


Todd S. Parker


As an Executive Coach and CEO, Todd Scott Parker distinguishes himself through his ability to deliver coaching and training in a dynamic way to various educational and business audiences. His work is both unique and creative. Todd blends evidenced-based strategies, techniques, and methods from education and business to help schools, small businesses, and other organizations to create sustainable models of success. 


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Dr. Candice D. Maxwell


Dr. Candice Dowd Maxwell serves as the Chief Operations Officer and Executive Coach. Candice believes in the power of authentic narratives and experiences to create valued spaces where equity can flourish. A dynamic speaker herself, her extensive background includes non-profit and education leadership, as well as, developing equity roadmaps to center and advance equity in all spaces. 


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Who we partner with

Amber booth MCCOY

Inclusive Strategist, Social-Conduit, Cultural-Agitator

Amber is a little bit of hip-hop, a little bit of rock n roll, with the passion of Malcolm X and the poise of Michelle O.; specializing in diversity, working towards inclusion, and ever fighting for equity.

Donald wood

Equity Advocate, Co-Liberator, System Changer

Donald is a pragmatic idealist who is as much a truth-seeker as he is truth-teller; amplifying the voices of the unheard; disrupting a status quo that is unjust, and building individuals’ capacity to lead inclusively.

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