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Liz Venendaal

President and CEO
Author, Speaker, Master Coach

Liz Venendaal stands as an indispensable force in the remarkable growth and success of Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching, where her impact has been nothing short of transformative. 

As a highly accomplished professional life coach, master trainer, and renowned public speaker, Liz's journey has been marked by a dedication to cause-driven leadership and an unwavering passion for empowering others. Liz's trajectory in supporting individuals began within the realms of the mental health field, where her commitment to fostering positive change laid the foundation for her illustrious career.

In a pivotal moment in 2019, Liz joined forces with Berry Fowler, the founder of Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching and Sylvan® Learning Centers. Together, they spearheaded the creation of a groundbreaking initiative - FIA's We Live Without Limits division, a specialized coach training program tailored to serve and support individuals with disabilities. Liz's visionary approach and leadership played an instrumental role in establishing this division as a beacon of inclusivity and empowerment.

Graduating summa cum laude from the New York Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in business, behavioral sciences, and communication arts, Liz's academic achievements complement her vast experience. Beyond her extensive coaching credentials, she holds additional certifications in alcohol and substance abuse counseling, as well as applied suicide intervention skills, underscoring her commitment to the well-being of others.

Liz's influence extends beyond coaching and training. As a published author, her work has been featured on HBO, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, The Mighty and more. Her insights resonate globally, as she addresses audiences at prominent organizations and universities, solidifying her status as a sought-after speaker and thought leader. She was  recently recruited to share her insights and wisdom with FEMA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Liz has had an exceptional impact as a global consultant in the areas of coaching, e-learning, disabilities and diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her reach extends far beyond borders, shaping the way organizations approach these critical facets of human development.

On a personal note, Liz, alongside her husband, embraced a life-changing move from their native New York to Southwest Florida. Together, they nurture a loving family that includes their son and twin daughters. Liz Venendaal's multifaceted contributions, from pioneering inclusive coaching programs to influencing global dialogues on essential topics, make her an instrumental force in the success of Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching and an inspiring figure in the broader landscape of professional development and well-being.

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