a)plan coaching

Specializes in:

  • Leadership & Organizational Development
  • Life Alignment/Balance
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Personal Growth

Brianna brings nearly 20 years of experience working in and with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private sector partners to her coaching.

As coach, Brianna enjoys working closely with her clients as their confidential thought partner to help them envision the life they want and be accountable in acting to achieve it.  She often works with individuals who are aspiring to, or embarking on, transitioning into a new leadership role to overcome barriers and banish limiting beliefs.

Brianna specializes in empowering nonprofit leaders, entrepreneurs, and managers to achieve sustainably – creating balance among the many areas of life to foster joy, creativity and comprehensive wellbeing. Brianna works with leaders seeking to move beyond a simplified dichotomy of work-life balance to achieve wholistic life alignment, aiding clients in embracing all aspects of their life to be their best self.

Brianna lives in Southern California with her husband.

Education & Credentials


  • Southern California Center for Nonprofit Management’s Professional Coaching Certification Program accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor
  • MPA, University of Southern California
  • BS, University of Colorado at Boulder

Clients that have benefited from Brianna’s support include CEOs, but more often the second-in-command within an organization, fostering exploration and growth among those executives or managers who are often left without a sounding board.  Brianna has worked with leaders of Temple Beth Am, Providence Saint John’s Health Center Child and Family Development Center, Las Fotos Project, Maternal Mental Health Now, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment, and Para los Ninos, among others.

Client Testimonials

“My experience working with Brianna was truly an experience of reflection and growth. Brianna was so great and having me look at my blind spots, and pointing out my “go to” behaviors that were definitely comfortable for me but not always effective. I highly recommend Brianna to anyone who is looking for a coach who can effectively challenge them while also holding and supporting them in the journey of growing as a leader.”

Ruth Cañas,LCSW (Senior Leader transitioned to CEO of a nonprofit)
Get Started