About Pegotty

Pegotty Cooper, FASAE, IOM, MBA

Leadership and Career Development Coaching, Career Coach Training, Executive Coaching, Conflict Facilitation

Pegotty Cooper, FASAE, IOM, MBA helps association executives get new perspective and take new actions to get new results since 2004.

With great clarity she can draw from you the essence of you as a leader and package that in a bio, LinkedIn profile or resume, networking conversations and interviewing approach to ensure success in the job search.
If you are on the glidepath to retirement, Pegotty can help you to define what’s next and guide you in laying the groundwork as you plan your transition from your current career to your next fulfilling role.

“Pegotty put me on an upward career path. I am now executive director of a large, national professional organization that combines my love of history with my skills in association management. I have Pegotty to thank for her advice to “follow my dreams and my heart” and build on my personal strengths.”

“As I started thinking about the next chapter for my career, she helped bring clarity to the chaos of thoughts and emotions; from understanding my ‘why’ to building out my dream, Pegotty has been my constant companion on my road to discovery. Pegotty is a careful listener, generous with her experience and resources, and an invaluable and collaborative thinking partner. She helped build my confidence as a leader during our years of working together.”

Denise Fandel, CAE

President of Breakthrough Growth

“I am happy to say that three months later I have started at a great new job. In addition to helping me formulate an organized and intentional approach to the job search (and stay positive throughout), Pegotty also connected me to her considerable network of association professionals. My new job came directly from Pegotty’s circle of contacts.”

Pegotty spent 15 years in a variety of senior leadership roles in international trade association and technical societies and was CEO of a state trade association. She completed the 6 year Institute program for Association Management, was in the first class of Future Leaders, earned her CAE in 1986 and was designated to the ASAE Fellows in 1994. She has been a coach for the ASAE Annual Meeting since the introduction of coaching to ASAE conference participants in 2004.

Pegotty teaches people from a variety of backgrounds to use coaching skills, is a Certified Workplace Conflict Practitioner, a Narrative Coach Practitioner, a Certified ReCareer Coach, and a CDC Certified Divorce Coach®. Since her first training as a coach from Rhonda Hess through the Coach Training Alliance, Pegotty has participated in coach training through the Arbinger Institute (publishers of the books Leadership and Self-Deception and Anatomy of Peace), the TED* Dynamic, the 6 Advisors Coaching Academy with an assessment based on the Hartmann Values Profile, the Foundation for Inspired Learning Coach Training; and most recently, the WBECS Narrative Coach Certification Program with David Drake. She earned her Executive MBA in 1990 from Rutgers and a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts. 

Pegotty has held several leadership positions in the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is completing her PCC designation from the ICF. She develops and leads coach training programs approved by the ICF for continuing coach education. She co-leads a program within the Leadership Course for MBA students at the University of Tampa, ranked number 78 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s list of Best Graduate Business Schools of 2017.

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