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Wolfgang Career Coaching has a diverse and seasoned staff that has helped more than 3,000 clients. They are all certified as career coaches and have decades of combined experience. Not all career coaching companies are the same, so let Wolfgang Career Coaching help you move forward in your career! For a free initial career coach services consultation, please call 512-850-4425 or complete the form on the right.

Our values drive not only our culture and how we work with clients but also how we live our lives. Learn about our values.
We partner with our clients to achieve their goals and empower transformation by leading with integrity, competence, compassion and heart. Read about our mission.
There is a difference among career coaching firms and coaches. How do we stand out?
Our methodology differentiates us from other career coaching firms and ensures clients receive unsurpassed service at all stages of their career. Learn more.
Amy Wolfgang, CEO
Amy Wolfgang, CEOCertified Career and Leadership Coach
Amy was first a client of a personal career coach

In early 2003, Amy Wolfgang sat in her cubicle feeling unsatisfied. She had a solid job where she performed well and enjoyed her co-workers. Something was missing but she didn’t know what.

So Amy embarked on a journey to find a career that made her happy and made a difference in other people’s lives. Her first stop was a career coach in Chicago.

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Michelle Poole, Chief Community Officer
Michelle Poole, Chief Community OfficerCertified Career and Leadership Coach
Michelle’s “gap year” revealed her career path

After 15 years in Human Resources, Michelle wondered, “what’s next?” She wasn’t satisfied with her job and wanted more from her career.

Michelle pushed to find her passion, renew her spirit and identify a better career. A career coach helped Michelle assess her skills, identify possible careers and plot a course to find satisfaction.

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Scott Kukowski
Scott KukowskiProfessional Career Coach
Career counseling showed Scott the way to fulfillment

Despite his success, Scott sold his business in 2005 and moved from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas. Looking back at his 20 years of experience, Scott finally realized that being an executive wasn’t what he really wanted.

It was only after working with a career coach that Scott realized why he was happier mentoring and guiding people as a manager rather than running a business.

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Candace Avila
Candace Avila Life, Career & Business Coach
Found her calling after earning her degree and license

Candace Avila just received her Masters of Education in Counseling a few years earlier. She had recently eclipsed 3,000 counseling hours under the supervision of a licensed social worker – she was on her way to become a licensed psychotherapist.

As Candace finished a counseling session one day, she found herself contemplating the career in front of her. She worked hard to get here but right then it became obvious… this wasn’t her true calling. So what was? She spent years getting to this point. Was she just going to throw that away?

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Stephanie Heuer
Stephanie HeuerProfessional Career Coach
Finding her love for life… 9,000 miles away

On the outside, Stephanie had it all. A successful corporate career, great friends and family, a gorgeous midtown condo… life was good. Stephanie lived in Atlanta and worked hard as an Account Executive providing strategic advertising solutions to some of the top brands in the world .

One day while sitting in her car waiting in traffic, she was struck by an overwhelming heaviness, like a 500 lb. weight on her chest. Stephanie knew this heaviness would eventually sink her. A few months later, she quit her job, moved out of her condo, and put all of her belongings into storage. She sat on a plane with a one-way ticket and a 21-hour flight ahead of her. Stephanie had no plan but was ecstatic by what she might discover ahead.

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Melinda Rothouse
Melinda RothouseProfessional Career & Life Coach
Educator finds her calling in professional coaching

An avid learner and longtime educator, Melinda Rothouse was very happy in academia. With degrees in psychology, performance studies, and religious studies, she loved teaching at the college level and working for university writing centers. Melinda’s lifelong love of learning gave her expertise in writing, public speaking, and the expressive arts, as well as extensive experience in teaching/training, curriculum development, and consciousness/spirituality studies.

Melinda aspires to help people realize their creative, professional, and personal dreams and goals. After seeking out career coaching herself and seeing powerful results, she decided to pursue coaching professionally. Here’s her story!

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Christie Hays
Christie HaysLicensed Professional Counselor & Coach
Negotiating the Bumps Along the Way to Become a Counselor

Christie worked at a small software company in Austin where she was a corporate trainer and product manager. She performed well at her job, earned the respect of her co-workers, and built excellent rapport with her customers. One problem: Christie just wasn’t satisfied.

One day the light bulb went off and Christie knew what she wanted to be. But that was the easy part compared to the challenge that followed.

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Diane Dean
Diane DeanExecutive Coach, Career & Academic Coach
Breaking through to students with coaching

Early in Diane’s career, she was working as a therapist at a school. Students were brought to her for behavior and attitude issues. However, what she found was they were often scared, sad and frustrated from trying to learn and make good grades, without success, even though they tried.

But Diane had a problem: most kids resisted coming to a therapist. Even though she was there to help, she needed another way to break through.

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James Beeman
James BeemanExecutive Career Coach
From being miserable at work to helping the miserable at work

Was this a stroke or a heart attack?! James wasn’t sure as he lay on a bed in the emergency room. He knew the stress he was under from his job was affecting his health and impacting his personal relationships but it clearly went too far.

It was this wakeup call where James realized that it was time to head in a new direction.

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Dawn Shaw
Dawn ShawCareer Consultant
Dawn won’t let obstacles stop her career aspiration

Dawn has been working in higher education for over 10 years and has helped many students find their direction. With her undergrad in Psychology and masters in Human Resource Development, she has focused her strengths in aligning core individual values with organizational outcomes. She currently works at The University of Texas at Austin and previously The University of Houston.

All that is impressive. What makes it even more remarkable is the obstacles she’s dealt with in her life and how she relentlessly pursues her own career calling.

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Read Dawn’s Story
Vicki Moultry
Vicki MoultryProfessional Career Coach
Turning a career setback into a career opportunity

Vicki Moultry knows a lot about the corporate world. She can read blueprints, manage engineers and tell you a lot about automobile factories. She can also tell you about working long hours, struggling to find time to raise a family and how it feels when a company downsizes.

The economic downturn hit the auto industry pretty hard and things looked bleak for Vicki. However, this unwanted change brought some clarity – Vicki realized she wasn’t following her passion. That’s when she uncovered an opportunity!

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Tamar Starck
Tamar StarckProfessional Career Coach
Quit her job, moved to the mountains to become a potter…but found a different calling

Tamar’s dream career was to be a therapist. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology but set out to acquire some related on-the-job skills first. She ran into a problem. Tamar wasn’t feeling passionate about her work, none of her jobs held her interest for very long, and she lacked a sense of fulfillment. At this point she began wonder, what was it that she was really searching for?

At a pivotal point in her personal life, she decided to make some courageous moves in order to change her trajectory. That’s when she left everything behind (literally!) and set off on a new adventure, as a potter living in the mountains in North Carolina. That turned out to be a smart move!

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Carissa Gay
Carissa GayProfessional Career Coach
From Dead End to Living Her Dream

Was her career at a dead end? That’s what it felt like for Carissa as she sat at her desk preparing lesson plans. She knew she wanted something bigger, a role that would maximize her credentials and expertise. Yet finding that next opportunity seemed daunting.

Was it too late to pursue her dreams? Had she missed the boat completely? The thought gave her a pit in her stomach….

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Steve Graham
Steve GrahamProfessional Career Coach
Working with his own coach was a game changer!

Steve remembers early on in his career wishing that he had a resource to help him through the development stages and to provide some guidance. When Steve first started out in his career and was new to management, he found the work environment to be a scary place at times!

Fortunately, during this challenging phase of his career, Steve was first exposed to coaching. The experience helped him reach goals that he did not think were possible!

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Allyson Cline
Allyson ClineProfessional Career Coach
Believes in Always Living in a Positive Space

Allyson was moved to become a coach because she enjoys helping people see a new future.

Coaching provides a platform for her to help people who embark on a journey of change or refocus on their current realities; her experience and servant attitude allow her to provide a lens for them to see meaning and value in their talents and what they have to offer.

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Sharanya Rao
Sharanya RaoProfessional Career Coach
Outer to Inner Conflict: The Move From Leaving the Legal Industry to Coaching

All throughout her childhood and early adult life, Sharanya struggled with that one question we all end up asking ourselves: “What do I want to be when I grow up?” Through tests, assessments and internships she searched and searched, hoping to find the “right” path.

She knew she felt drawn to a career involving international conflict resolution but as she explored many avenues, doors kept seeming to close. But when Sharanya had her first child, something happened that completely changed her mindset. She realized the answer was right in front of her!

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The right career awaits. Align your values with your career and do what you love!