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Board Member
Coach
Ops/Creatives
Phoebe Jue
Founder, Chairman/CEO
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Phoebe Jue
Founder, Chairman/CEO
Phoebe is a wife, mother, and Founder + CEO of Celebrate You Coaching. Phoebe graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a degree in Child and Adolescent Development and went on to teach elementary grades in both Southern and Northern California. An original SoCal native, Phoebe has spent the last 5 years in beautiful Northern California and admittedly now calls the Bay Area her home. Phoebe has been a program director in both schools and ministries, and she’s been a keynote speaker at dozens of women’s conferences and workshops. She specializes in career and life work, with a passion for empowering those in the margins. Her current role as CEO of CYC has afforded her the opportunity to lead while still having her boots on the ground. A career coach herself, Phoebe leads CYC’s massive moments while also carrying a caseload of clients herself. Phoebe is an ACC certified coach with International Coaching Federation. She also sits on the board for the Employers Advisory Council, Alameda Chapter as the secretary. She lives in the East Bay with her husband and two (soon to be three) sons. To no one’s surprise, her oldest son has already started to "coach" his younger brother -- leadership must run in the family! Favorite thing to celebrate: Spontaneous dance parties and a hot cup of rose latte!
Workshop Leader
Megan Linney
Workshop Leader
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Megan Linney
Workshop Leader
Megan is a writer, grammar enthusiast, lover of big dogs, and a chaser of (even bigger) dreams. Leaving her stable 9-5 sales career, Megan took a chance on herself, starting a freelance business and establishing herself as a young entrepreneur and industry expert. She works with clients to craft bespoke content that establishes and elevates brand and voice, helping to outpace industry trends. Megan specializes in creating strong personal assets, including: executive bios, resumes, cover letters, social media profiles, and promotional personal content. Megan graduated from the University of Southern California, where she earned dual degrees in Public Policy and Political Science, and where she represented the Women of Troy as an actual Division I rower. She is a Bay Area native and an advocate of the Oxford comma.
Board Member
Ops/Creatives
Daniel Kwan
Fund Developer / Web Designer
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Daniel Kwan
Fund Developer / Web Designer
Daniel Kwan is the Co-Founder of Parallelization Software Inc., a Parallel Processing Enterprise Software Development Company with main operations in San Francisco, CA. Concurrent to his work nature, he is offering a hand as a Board Member to CYC for Fund Development and Web Designing expertise, as his entrepreneurial background stemming from his current activities with Venture Firms and his past work with Google’s Self Driving Car (Alphabet’s Waymo now valued at $250 Billion), Nuro’s Autonomous Delivery Vehicle (now valued at $2.7 Billion with SoftBank), along with work as an Autonomous Vehicle Consultant to 6 Global Research Firms, adds the fiscal boost CYC can benefit from. Additionally, Daniel has a deeply artistic past as a hollywood dancer, a painter, and more recently web designing, and will be working alongside CYC’s team to project its brand and services to broader San Francisco Bay Area regions.
Board Member
Winta Mogos
Strategic Planning
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Winta Mogos
Strategic Planning
Winta Mogos smiles and there's hope in this world. She is an advocate for all people but especially for war torn countries where HIV runs rampant. She currently works at Kaiser Permanente as a Health care operation fellow in the NCAL region. She has previously worked in educational and outreach efforts for the prevention and management of HIV and the eradication of sexual and gender based violence in diverse and marginalized communities in Sub Saharan Africa. She graduated with a Masters in Public Health from the University of California, Irvine in 2016 and has been working as a data and policy analyst researching cost measures for Medicare and Medicaid payment systems since then. In her free time, she works with a research group in South Africa exploring the role of technology and HIV management in rural communities.
Workshop Leader
Louis DeNicola
Financial Health/Wealth
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Louis DeNicola
Financial Health/Wealth
Louis DeNicola is freelance personal finance and credit writer who works with Fortune 500 financial services firms, FinTech startups, and non-profits to teach people about money and credit. His clients include Credit Karma, Discover, LendingTree, Money Management International, U.S News and Wirecutter. Louis lives in beautiful Oakland, California, where he enjoys indoor rock climbing, yoga, and volunteering as a tax preparer.
Ops/Creatives
Angie Lee
Operations Manager
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Angie Lee
Operations Manager
Angie is an instructional designer. She graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology and Cal State East Bay with a master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She also holds a certificate from UCSC extension in Instructional Design & Delivery. She is a multi-skilled professional with a diverse background in instructional design, consulting, adult education teaching and training, wellness advocate, project management, and engineering. Besides work, she serves as the global outreach leader at her church and also the co-leader of the World Christian Fellowship's East Bay chapter. One of her special gifts is to encourage others. She inspires others to shine brightly through her blog, lightshinebrightly.com. ​
Workshop Leader
Weston Porkony
Communications
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Weston Porkony
Communications
Weston is a connector. Both as a Network Engineer and in Life. If he's not connecting and improving systems, He is helping people solve their problems through solutions roadmaps or by helping individuals set healthy boundaries in their relationships. Weston is an active Celebrate You Coaching Workshop Facilitator, and serves as Volunteer Engagement Coordinator for the annual BASS Convention held in March in Castro Valley.
Ops/Creatives
Maison Chiu
Graphics + Brand Developer
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Maison Chiu
Graphics + Brand Developer
Born and raised in Long Beach, California Maison is a wealth of talent! She is artistic, affable and probably one of the kindest human beings you'll meet. Maison is studying Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing at California State University Long Beach. She has experiences in multi-media communication, marketing, and social media. At CYC, she creates the marketing materials and assists in content moderation and curation for all social channels. She is passionate in designing and promoting CYC's brand image and mission.
Ops/Creatives
Coach
Workshop Leader
Cyndi Woodall
Life skills/Work Life balance
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Cyndi Woodall
Life skills/Work Life balance
Cyndi is married, has three grown children, ages 28, 23 and 20, and a grandson, age 7, whom she adores. Family is most important to her, and connection with people is a high priority for soul satisfaction. She enjoys planning vacations with friends, is energized by being in the beauty of nature, loves spiritual self-discovery, and for entertainment reads “who-done-it” and educational books. Cyndi’s belief in life’s journey and strong commitment to personal growth is what makes her tick. Cyndi’s journey to successful weight management (loss of 80 pounds) found her also tackling work-life balance, a career change, gaining organization skills, and becoming an effective time manager. Cyndi finds her life is now flourishing and wants the same for you. ​“As a Coach for four years, I am passionate about seeing people’s lives change through a discovery process that empowers you to creatively map out successful steps to meet your personal or professional goals.” Favorite thing to celebrate: holidays - decorating, creating a festive atmosphere, so that we can celebrate and cherish each family member! Favorite thing to celebrate: I love to create songs with my children while doing menial tasks so they feel like the task is fun. So really, celebrating when my kids do their chores! That and spontaneous dance parties in jammies!
Coach
Jessica Clark
Work LIfe Balance Coach
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Jessica Clark
Work LIfe Balance Coach
Jessica is a California native. She graduated from Westmont College with a BA in Communication Studies. Over the past 4 years, Jessica and her husband have moved 5 times living in 3 different states. Despite the amount of transition and change, Jessica's constant source of passion and joy is Coaching. Currently, Jessica works at Western Seminary in the Coaching Department and is a Personal Development Coach specializing in the Enneagram. When Jessica is not Coaching or reading Enneagram books (which is all the time...), you'll find her outside exploring new walking routes, trying new baking recipes, or shopping for seasonal decor at Home Goods! Jessica is a California Native, currently living in Menlo Park with her husband, Sawyer, and their 12 year old cat Sheryl. Favorite thing to celebrate: "I love celebrating anything whether big or small by gathering friends and family for a meal around my table. There are fewer things that give me more joy than having loved ones around my table enjoying a meal and a great glass of wine!"
Coach
Susana Freiberger
Coach
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Susana Freiberger
Coach
Susanna is a California native and lives in the Bay Area with her husband and children. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for 10 years in recruitment, human resources, program development, administration, and social justice. She has found her true passion in Coaching, which connects her MA degree in Anthropology with her inquisitive nature and heart to help others. She is currently earning her Certificate of Transformational Coaching from Western Seminary. Whether it's teaching a women's class at her church or supporting employees in her current job, Susanna strives to create safe spaces and opportunities for people's voices to be heard and share what is on their hearts towards positive change through coaching. Favorite thing to celebrate: No feat is too small to celebrate, along with unique holidays such as National Chocolate Day and International Coffee Day (also the two things that Susanna cannot live without)!
Coach
Jake Johnson
Coach
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Jake Johnson
Coach
Jake Johnson has a bachelor's degree in business from George Fox University, with an MBA certificate from Portland State. He has over 15 years experience working with and leading teams in corporate planning and finance. Currently, he's working towards his credentials through the International Coaching Federation as an Associate Certified Coach. He works with business leaders looking to form a clearer pathway to their success by “reaching forward to what is ahead.”