Meet the Team
Phil is a honors graduate of the Broad Management School at Michigan State University, with an Executive Masters in Business Administration degree. He is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor degree, with a concentration in estate planning and business law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Grand Rapids Bar Association, Christian Legal Society, and Federalist Society.
Phil is a seasoned business advisor and entrepreneur. After retiring from a successful management career at the age of 45, he has devoted himself to helping others through a series of successful business ventures and acquisitions, including the founding of Tamarisk Business Advisors.
Tabetha is a Certified VBS Advisor. She has held senior-level executive leadership roles throughout her career, with a specialization in change management and organizational health. She has collaborated with business owners across multiple states and in various industries.
Tabetha is a team-builder who thrives on challenges and overcoming obstacles. She is a unifier who is able to align with diverse teams to accomplish objectives. She brings creative energy and ideation to the team, resulting in breakthrough strategies and tactics.
Bill is a Gallup Certified CliftonStrengths Coach with an additional certification
for executive coaching from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western
Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is also a Certified Facilitator and Trainer for
the Prepare-Enrich Customized Inventory which focuses on finding and building on the
strength and growth areas in a couple relationship. The goal; to bring out the best for them together for a vibrant future.
Bill trained for certification at the GALLUP campus in Omaha, Nebraska in 2014 and became one of the first 100 people to complete the program as a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. He has been involved in ongoing CliftonStrengths training and education for the past eight years and continues to train, coach, and encourage individuals and couples to find success first through building on their natural talents and strengths. Discovering what is strong in them rather than what is wrong provides a positive motivation focus for growth and change.
Leslie is a Gallup Certified CliftonStrengths Coach. Leslie also has an additional certification for executive coaching from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
The executive coaching program at CWRU was developed and delivered by a faculty team headed by Richard Boyatzis Ph.D.,a prominent researcher in emotional intelligence and intentional change. Change is a challenge at all stages of life but can be made easier with the coaching orientation that utilizes The Intentional Change Theory, grounded in Dr. Boyatzis’ unique approach for envisioning your best future and creating a path to bring it to life.
Leslie trained for certification at the GALLUP campus in Omaha, Nebraska in 2014 and became one of the first 100 people to complete the program as a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach. She has been involved in ongoing Clifton Strengths training and education for the past eight years and specializes in one-on-one and small team coaching.
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