Executive Coaching

(Board Level, Executive Level, Emerging Leaders)

Parrish Partners is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) member and upholds the highest standards in professional coaching. As leaders in our field, we continually learn, grow, and innovate to maintain our professional edge in delivering executive development. We are committed to serving with the highest integrity and making a difference in every organization and every individual that we touch.

Executive Development

Parrish Partners is a leader in the executive development and coaching industry. As business coaches, we specialize in transformational leadership coaching and development, and executive team development. Our executive coach partners have exemplary credentials, deep experience in business coaching, and a true passion for making a difference.

Executive coaching is a powerful and effective solution that helps executive-level teams deliver top performance.
At Parrish Partners we employ a highly tailored approach to executive coaching, leveraging elements of positive psychology and neuroscience to deliver optimum results.

Meet the Coaches


Co-Founder and Managing Partner. Executive Coach and Consultant. Accomplished high technology executive. Masters in Management and Masters in Materials Science from MIT. Frequent speaker and panelist. 2018 Innovation Award Nominee (OCBJ) and Women’s Council Award Nominee (LABJ).


David Shaffer has served as Owner, CEO, Managing Director, Business Advisor and Executive Vice President for multiple companies both for and not for profit industries. He has worked with companies that include manufacturing, construction, health and elder care, distribution, services and information technology. He has worked as an interim executive in multiple capacities.

Dr. Norman
Lanier, PHD

Dr. Norm Lanier is a corporate psychologist and executive coach who specializes in coaching and in leadership development.

Dr. Anita

Dr. Anita Polite-Wilson has been a respected and influential educator and developer of organizational leaders for more than 20 years.

Petra V.M.

Consulting internationally for over 20 years, I have cultivated expertise in helping organizations from tech start-ups to big law firms navigate the changes in definition of value and a new generation of client decision makers through shifting mindsets, priorities and strategies to meet changing market realities, and develop efficient teams, both internally and with their respective clients.