Official Bio

As a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified New York State Business Advisor, a seasoned leadership trainer, Executive Business Coach, and woman who has experienced divorce first hand, Dona guides and empowers her clients to make transformational life changes through personal healing.

Dona has spent the past two decades studying and teaching leadership, career development, success, happiness and personal awareness. She created The Leadership Matrix©, program which focuses on developing supervisory, organizational, and communication skills for middle managers enabling them to become conscious leaders.

Combining her knowledge of high level corporate leadership training, as well as her professional certification of a LCSW, Dona pioneered the program Divorcing Gracefully™. This program allows her clients to reach new levels of self-love, improve their emotional well being, fully engage in interpersonal relationships, and excel in their careers.

Throughout her own career, Dona has impacted hundreds of women, gained strength and confidence by leading support groups, Masterminds, half-day events, and multi-day retreats all designed to motivate, inspire, and heal the pain of the past.

In her book, Whispers of Hope: A Smart Woman’s Guide to Divorcing Gracefully, Dona details how to navigate the turbulent waters of divorce, find the right support, mistakes to avoid, and how to maintain your integrity and love during this difficult time.

When not speaking, driving guided group sessions, or coaching, Dona is actively engaged in her community and volunteers her time for many social causes. She held positions for Mom-Mentum, which offers leadership, education and advocacy for professional women, and The Moxxie Network, a women’s business community.

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