JoAnne brings 23 years of experience as a leadership coach. She is a confidential thought-partner who facilitates thinking for one’s self while being accountable for the whole. Her clients are highly productive self-starters with a thirst for designing every area of life for more enjoyment.
JoAnne’s coaching specialty is the empowerment of non-profit leaders, owner entrepreneurs, and those in management who are committed to updating and reinventing their business practices to produce big results while creating balance in their personal lives.
JoAnne lives in Sonoma and has two grown children.
Education & Credentials
Coach Mentor for Falling Awake coach training
Professional Certified Coach (PCC) as certified by the International Coach Federation
Clients that have benefited from JoAnne’s support include CEOs of international non-profits with budgets ranging from $5M to $300M, including Institute of Noetic Sciences, The Hunger Project, Child Fund International, Helen Keller International, and National Cooperative Business Associates. JoAnne has also worked with small business owners and entrepreneurs including Harry Mason Design, Manika Jewelry, and Risk Finance.
Working with JoAnne has been amazing. With her support and guidance, I've been able to complete a major online program, become a more serious artist, and add huge amounts of spaciousness and peace to my life. She's a brilliant combination of friendly, warm, encouraging, and thoughtful.
Jill Kelly, PhD, author/editor
“For anyone looking to create significant growth in their organization and committed to achieving balance in life, I highly recommend working with JoAnne Bangs as a coach. Having her as a go-to person for guidance, inspiration, and advice has been invaluable. Every two weeks, she's there to hear my direction, challenge my thinking, and very often, to ask me that pivotal question that I hadn't thought of that gives me new insight on the issues I'm facing. She's as dedicated to my success as I am!”
- Rod Brooks, President & CEO (Rise Against Hunger)