Home  |  About IC  |  What We Do  |  Who We Are  |  Blog: CoachChristineTalks   Blog - Coach Christine TalksTwitter - Follow Christine!


Christine Martin, MA, MBA
ICF Master Certified Coach

Twitter: www.twitter.com/CoachCMartin | CoachCMartin@twitter.com

"Trust is the conviction that the leader means what he or she says.  It is a belief in two old-fashioned qualities called consistency and integrity.  Trust opens the door to change." … Peter Drucker, PhD - Claremont Graduate University

A high performance business and executive coach since 1992, Christine Martin was President/CEO of T. L. Consultants, Inc. from 1986 to 2005. She is the founder of Innovation Coaching, LLC, established in 2005.

A graduate of the University of Southern California and Pepperdine University, Christine taught ethics, leadership, organizational theory & development, organizational behavior, and human resource management from 1994 to 2005 when she moved from California to North Carolina.

Currently, Christine was a founding faculty member and advisor to the University of Texas at Dallas virtually taught graduate level ACTP Executive and Professional Coaching Program (www.utdallas.edu) from 2005 through 2008. She teaches Intensive Group Coaching for ACTP MentorCoach, LLC (www.mentorcoach.com). She was formerly the Training Director for ACTP Coaching de Gestion, a French language ICF Accredited Coach Training Program located in Québec, Canada.

A Vice President of the ICF Board of Directors during 2004 and 2005, Christine worked on various initiatives and task forces. She was chair of the Credentialing Committee in 2006, and chair of the ICF Global Credentialing Initiative in 2005 and 2006. Her past assignments included membership on the Executive, Finance, Ethics & Standards, Professional Practices Review, Portfolio Application, and (chair) Language & Distinctions Committees.

Christine was a nationally ranked swimming official with the NCAA and USA Swimming from 1984 to 2008. She had major management roles at both the 1984 and 1996 Olympic Games. She was Competition Director for the immensely successful U. S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming held in July 2004 at Long Beach, California.

LtC. Michael L. McNaught, CD, Special Forces- Delta (ret.)

Michael's military career spanned nearly 3 decades and was primarily centered in United States Military Special Operations which requires that his accomplishments remain unavailable to the public. He retired as a delta operator. He has worked for Canadian, US, and British forces. During the cold war, he advised several other NATO countries. Of late, he has consulted in the new tactics involved with fighting terrorism. He is involved with "other agencies" now that he has formally retired. Suffice to say, his experience and his ability to develop high performance teams and missions is formidable. In preparation for his military work, he successfully completed elite training evolutions in all of the services, Special Forces, and graduated the U.S. War College 2nd in his class. He is a member of the 75th Rangers Association and of the United Nations Peacekeepers' Association. He is an ad hoc Advisor to the U. S. Southern Command of the U.S. Army Special Forces. The CD after his name designates an award by the government of Canada. For the United Nations, Michael was awarded a special medal for bravery for his service in Bosnia. It is his view that client relationships are built on trust. Life lessons are usually taught by family and society as we grow but, all behaviors both good and bad are learned at an early age, for the most part, in his view. Mr. McNaught is there to reinforce and or help the business prosper in productive ways and improve on already good strategies.

Since 1998, Michael has served the Company as a business strategist and is currently IC's Business Manager.

"Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war." …Thucydides

Our Alliances

Innovation Coaching, LLC develops and maintains alliances with professionals and organizations that have top credentials and proven excellence in their fields:

Tilt Coaching and Consulting, Inc. (Raleigh, North Carolina USA)
Leader Development 360 Program with Executive Coaching and Organization Consulting
Founder and Principal: Pam Boney, PCC

Renoir Corporation (Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto Canada; Newark and Chicago USA)
President: Anthony Stamatakis, PhD
Vice President Marketing: Liana Fornaciari

MentorCoach, LLC (Bethesda, Maryland USA)
ICF ACTP Coach Training Program
Founder: Ben Dean, PhD, MCC
CEO: Ann Durand, MCC