About Coach Barrett
For more than 20 years Barrett McBride has successfully partnered with a wide variety of businesses and executives to achieve their business development goals. She consults, coaches and facilitates in the areas of cultural transformation & development, visioning & strategic planning, leadership development, marketing and public relations.
She is a much sought-after retreat facilitator, speaker, author and business advisor. She has a unique ability help clients transform a sometimes nebulous, partially formed vision into a concrete, executable plan for success. She is a master of synthesis and her clients often comment on her ability to successfully take an idea to places they had not previously considered, whether it be a new market niche, or an organizational restructuring.
Ms. McBride has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as sole proprietors, and has held such diverse positions as general manager of a publishing company, director of business development for a corporate law firm, magazine and newsletter editor and lobbyist. Her wide-ranging experience also includes several years as a business analyst, corporate executive, journalist and marketing executive.
For the past 14 years, Ms. McBride has led her own national consulting firm, using the diversity of her own experience to partner with clients who are ready to take the next steps in expanding their professional horizons. In addition, she uses a network of independent professionals to assist her in the achievement of tangible results for her clients.
In addition to her consulting practice, Ms. McBride is an Adjunct Professor for the University of San Francisco, where she teaches graduate courses in organization development. She holds a BA degree in Business and an MS degree in Organization Development. Ms. McBride also has Professional Coach Certification (PCC) status with the International Coach Federation and is a coaching certification examiner for Wellcoaches, Inc.
McBride & Associates is a California Certified Small Business, and a federally Certified Women Business Enterprise.