Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

University of Tampa, Tampa FL – Master’s in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance 2000

Indiana University, Bloomington IN – Bachelor of Science, Public Affairs 1985

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ADD Coach Academy – Faculty Coach Instructor 2014-Present

DIG Coaching Practice LLC, Tampa FL – Founder and President 2007-Present

Attention Talk Network, Tampa FL – Founder, Host, and Managing Editor 2007-Present

  • Attention Talk Radio – a narrowcast Internet-based weekly radio show focused on interviews of ADHD experts on a range of topics that impact those diagnosed with or impacted by ADHD.
  • Attention Talk Video – an Internet-based weekly talk show featuring innovative news and the nation’s top experts in ADD/ADHD in a video format.
  • Attention Talk News – a monthly subscription-based e-Newsletter featuring relevant articles from guest writers, blogs, podcasts, industry updates, and current programming on Attention Talk Radio and Attention Talk Video.

Mutual of Omaha, Tampa FL – Group Sales Representative and Manager 2002-2005

DSM, Lakeland FL – Business Consultant 2001-2002

Z-Tel Communications, Tampa FL – Vice President, Business Development 1999-2000

Allmerica Financial, Tampa FL – Regional Group Manager 1990-1998

Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, Tampa FL – Group Sales Representative 1989-1990

Aetna Life Insurance Company, New York NY – Group Sales Representative 1986-1989

Voluntary Services

Professional Association for ADHD Coaches (PAAC) – Professional Advisory Board Aug 2008-Present

Editorial Advisory Board for Children and Adults with Attention deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Attention Magazine Jul 2012-Present

Professional Certifications

Professional Certified ADHD Coach (PCAC) – Professional Association of ADHD Coaches

Professional Certified Coach (PCC) – International Coach Federation (ICF)

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) – Coaches Training Institute 2007

ADD Coach Graduate (ACG) – ADD Coach Academy 2007

professional memberships

ADD Resources

ADHD Coaches organization (ACO)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

International Coach Federation (ICF)

Professional Association for ADHD Coaches (PAAC)

PROFESSIONAL SPEAKING EXPERIENCE

“ADHD Champions: Life with ADHD at 180 MPH,”
2014 Conference, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD),
Chicago, IL Nov 14, 2014

“The Impact of ADHD on Sports and Exercise,”
2014 Annual Conference, Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA),
Orlando FL Jul 25, 2014

“Attentional Blindness – Barriers to Effective Coaching,”
ADHD Coaches Organization Conference,
Phoenix AZ May 3, 2014

“Impact of ADHD on Sports and Exercise,”
ADHD Parents Support Network of Tampa Bay,
Tampa FL Feb 18, 2014

“A Coach’s Insight, Coaching College Students,”
2014 Transitions Conference,
Lynn University, Boca Raton FL Jan 31, 2014

“The Impact of ADHD Outside of School and Work,”
2014 Transitions Conference,
Lynn University, Boca Raton FL Jan 31, 2014

“The Impact of ADHD on Sports and Exercise,”
Totally ADD Webinar. www.totallyadd.com Jul 29, 2013

PUBLISHED PAPERS & other media

365+1 Ways to Succeed with ADHD (2011, Laurie Dupar). Participating author.
http://www.amazon.com/365-ways-succeed-ADHD-strategies/dp/0615675247

ADHD Coaching – Living Left-Handed in a Right-Handed World. JST Coaching guest blog, March 2012.
http://www.jstcoach.com/2012/03/adhd-coaching-living-left-handed-in-a-right-handed-world/

ADHD is Miss Labeled. Impact ADHD guest blog.
http://childrenwithadhd.net/attention-deficit-disorder-is-not-a-deficit-of-attention/

“How to Deal with ADHD and Boredom,” by Ari Tuckman and Jeff Copper. Attention Magazine, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), February 2014 edition, page 16. http://digitaleditions.sheridan.com/publication/index.php?i=195549&p=16

If Only You Understood Attention! – An electronic film/video workshop, which takes the viewer through attention in an anatomy of attention construct, created to provide a more powerful way of observing one’s attention. 2014.

Impact ADHD Blog. Interviewed as expert July 2012.
http://parentingadhd.net/attention-talk-radio-host-jeff-copper-on-parenting-in-the-realm-of-adhd/

The “Perfect Career” for ADHD. Digital video work produced by Totally ADD, November 2014. http://totallyaddshop.com/products/the-perfect-career-for-adhd#.VOJEnS41WnA

To Tell or Not to Tell? Digital video work produced by Totally ADD, March 2014. http://totallyaddshop.com/products/to-tell-or-not-to-tell#.VOJE5i41WnA

“Ugly Organizational Systems,” Attention Magazine, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), October 2014 edition, pp. 24-25.

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES – Contact Information Available Upon Request

Clara Reynolds, LCSW
Executive Director
Success 4 Kids & Families, Inc.
Tampa FL

Ari Tuckman, PsyD
Psychologist
West Chester PA

Dr. Charles Parker
Psychiatrist
Virginia Beach VA

David Giwerc, MCC
Founder and President
ADD Coach Academy
Slingerlands NY