Patrick FennellPatrick Fennell

Founder and President / Facilitator

Patrick Fennell is the Founder and President of Empowerment Solutions, LLC, and is the Founder and Executive Director of Empowerment Institute, Inc. With over two decades of diverse work and personal experiences, Fennell’s passion for building positive personal and professional relationships… Read Full Bio

Certified Coach / FacilitatorDiane Hooker

Director of Operations / Facilitator

Diane Hooker is a proven Human Resources (HR) professional with exceptional business acumen and outstanding success in various industry sectors. Diane, holds a bachelor of science degree in management science with a concentration in economics and finance from Coppin State University… Read Full Bio

Certified Coach / FacilitatorJacquie Antinoro

Certified Coach / Facilitator

Jacquie Broady Antinoro is an Educator and Certified Professional Coach (CPC). Jacquie loves to learn as much as she loves to teach. Jacquie has a passion for people and supporting them so they can live their best life… Read Full Bio

Kate ParsonsLydia A. Henry

Certified Coach

She brings thirty years of experience in corporate sales and marketing with Xerox Corporation and AT&T. Lydia is a marketing and branding consultant, facilitator, lecturer and certified professional coach. She is a “Vision Coach” focusing on transforming… Read Full Bio

Kate ParsonsKate Parsons

Certified Coach & Recovery Specialist / Facilitator

Kate is a Certified Professional Coach and Recovery Specialist who partners with youth and adults, who are open to change, in helping them to make better decisions for a better life. She has a unique way of connecting with people in drawing out their inner solutions and unleashing the power within… Read Full Bio

Ian Saarmann, M.A.Ian Saarmann, M.A.

Performance Coach / Learning and Intellectual Disabled Specialist

Ian Saarmann is the President of Saarmann Performance Coaching (SPC). His company assists individuals and groups reach peak performance in their chosen endeavors, including sports, military, business, life and the arts… Read Full Bio

Danielle Wright-FennellDanielle Wright-Fennell

Certified Coach / Facilitator

Danielle Wright-Fennell is an educator and a committed life learner. Danielle has worked in the field of education for nineteen years. Danielle has served in a myriad of positions such as conflict resolution trainer/facilitator, general education teacher, education consultant, recruiter, and a Director… Read Full Bio

Melissa WrightMelissa Wright


Melissa Wright is a counselor and has an innate ability in helping others unveil and embrace their own potential. Since her first experience in the service field as a peer facilitator in high school, it became apparent to Melissa that her passion was firmly planted in the counseling field. Melissa has earned… Read Full Bio