About Amy

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Amy creates the space for individuals and organizations to re-align value systems with goals, uncover authenticity and examine and overcome obstacles so that they may transform and achieve goals.

Amy Ames brings 19 years of combined professional leadership consulting, training & human development programming, non-profit & volunteer management and coaching experience to her clients.


Amy received her Certified Professional Co-Active Coaching certificate from The Coaches Training Institute.   CTI is one of the premier coaching schools in the world and is recognized by the International Coaching Federation which demands rigorous and thorough face to face training, clinical experience and instruction for all coaches.

This model integrates three principles to enable any client to realize enhanced quality of life and, as a result, higher performance in the areas of life and work most important to them. These principles are: Fulfillment, creating meaning and accessing profound satisfaction in life, Balance, making life-giving choices and taking empowered action, and Process, experiencing the full brilliance of any moment.

Amy also holds a BA in Political Science and Spanish from St. Michael’s College, Colchester in Vermont

Amy Ames Coaching & Consulting’s current major client is an Ivy League University where Amy has served as a Consultant, Coach & Program Manager for the past 10 years. In this role she advises, guides and coaches undergraduate students in the areas of leadership, hospitality, event and program management, peer conflicts and customer service. Additionally, she conducts student reviews, sets goals, facilitates workshops, focus groups and trainings and continually researches and develops event programming geared to enrich the experiences of students and alumni populations.

Additionally, Amy consults with and coaches all walks of life from senior managers, to undergraduate students, to individuals re-entering the workforce, to new leaders searching to find a leadership voice.

Her commitment to facilitating lives of authenticity, led Amy to start a non-profit called Heartworks in her community in 2007. Heartworks is an organization comprised of over 200 women that connects busy professional women with meaningful volunteer opportunities. In this role, Amy creates and leads all programming and logistics for meetings including topic selection, group discussions and exercises. She nurtures giving opportunities within the community by developing partnerships with key administrators, company executives and social services personnel and leads all fundraising efforts. In addition, Amy writes all newsletters and directs all marketing and communication materials.

Prior to relocating to the Providence area in 1998, Amy served as an Assistant Vice President at Lehman Brothers where she recruited and trained Associates for the Fixed Income and Equities Divisions.

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Amy's approach is designed  to empower you and outfit you with the tools you need to  succeed. Call Amy today and start to realize your potential and start your journey towards success.

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