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Kellie Wardman is a Life/Executive Coach and Nonprofit Consultant, and Founder of Latitude Coaching & Consulting, LLC.

She currently works as a consultant for YMCA executives and volunteers in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. Her particular focus is as a coach and facilitator, in the areas of board development and governance, strategic planning, and helping organizations address strategic and operational challenges. She has been working in the not-for-profit world for 17 years, previously serving as a marketing and membership director, branch executive, VP of operations, and then chief operating officer for the largest Y in New Hampshire.

Kellie also worked in the field of systems thinking and organizational learning for 10 years, serving as senior project manager and publications director at Pegasus Communications. There, she helped organizational leaders and their companies in exploring leading-edge topics in organizational development. At Pegasus, she launched a new book publishing business and a newsletter, Leverage Points: News and Ideas for the Organizational Learner.

Kellie has also served as adjunct faculty in marketing, business communications, and creative writing at Southern New Hampshire University and New England College. She received her BA in Honors English at the University of New Hampshire and an MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Her poetry has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and her writing has been published in The Concord Monitor, The Orange Room Review, Moon City Review, Paren(thesis),  Boston Literary Magazine, Bop Dead City, NH Troubadour, Entelechy International, Limestone, Leverage Points, and The Systems Thinker.

Kellie is very focused on helping others achieve their largest and most expansive lives. She is very passionate about mission-driven work and social justice. She enjoys playing competitive tennis, Bikram and Ashtanga yoga, and about a million other things as like all people, she is a work in process.

You can reach Kellie at kellie@latitudecc.com or at 603.660.4866.