As you stand on the pathway of life at a fork in the road, what do you need to know to choose the path that will give you a meaningful and fulfilling life? Who are you, what are your strengths, and how can you use them most effectively and successfully? Jana has the passion and experience to collaborate with you to discover yourself, remove barriers and shine a light on your chosen path moving forward.

For over 15 years, through her work with churches, schools and nonprofit organizations, Jana has been engaged in equipping people to discover their individual giftedness and strengths in order to live life to the fullest. This passion drives Jana’s coaching as she listens intently to your story, asks challenging and perceptive questions to unlock awareness of who you are, and encourages you to move forward with confidence into a fulfilling and meaningful life.

Jana has been actively engaged in coaching for two years, being trained through an International Coaching Federation’s Approved Site for Training Coach Hours (ASTCH) with Coach Approach Ministries (CAM), and is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the ICF Heartland Chapter in KS/MO. She is currently coaching with The Coaching Connection through CAM and working toward earning her ACC.

Jana served 12 years on the Independence School Board and was President during the annexation of seven schools into the district. Over the last 20 years she has also served on numerous community boards and led groups of 30-350 people on trips nationally and internationally. Jana worked as Equipping Minister for eight years coaching ministry leaders, modeling equipping and collaborating with teams in connecting people to meaningful places of service. Jana has a BA in Sociology from William Jewell College.

Jana is a native of Independence, Missouri, married to Jim for 39 years and they have a son and daughter and 4 grandchildren in Virginia and Colorado. When not traveling to visit children she continues to serve through the school district, church and nonprofit community organizations. Relaxation comes in the form of working in the yard, reading historical novels, cooking and spending time with friends over a cup of coffee.

If you are at a crossroads, facing a choice in life, Jana is the coach who will collaborate with you to unlock the mystery of who you are, remove the barriers and move forward with confidence for a fulfilling and successful life