LaVonne Dorsey


LaVonne brings a combination of 20+ years of academic, corporate, and practical life experiences into her consulting, coaching and therapy practice. She recognizes the importance of professional and personal development when helping people in their quest to live a more fulfilled and rewarding life. Her work guides people to become more capable, committed, present-centered and aware of what they must do to develop a plan to move toward success.

Her academic credentials include a B.A. in Psychology and Organizational Development (University of Washington) and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from SayBrook University. LaVonne completed her coaching education from The Coach Training Alliance (CTA)-International Coaching Federation (ICF) where she became a Certified Coach. Additionally, she is certified in Human Element FIRO B testing and analysis, which she achieved through the Business Consultants Network, Inc.

Whether it’s a large organization, individual or a small family, she knows success requires us to be aligned around a compelling and unifying purpose – we need to agree on the destination and the road map of how to get there. LaVonne’s work, unique training and education is focused on the design and facilitation of conversations necessary to enable forward movement and sustainable change.


  • Strategic position to design, implement, evaluate and administer personal and organizational development strategies and initiatives to successfully move individuals and organizational units forward.

  • One on one executive, career, life coaching, management consulting and leadership development.

  • Short term intensive interventions to build core executive teams in business, human, government, academic and private sectors.

  • Foster an environment where diversity is the organizational norm and an integral part of the organization’s culture. Design and implement diversity initiatives: recruiting high potential talent, launching infinity groups, directing community outreach and creating broad based employee education.

LaVonne has years professional experience in holding key leadership roles at several iconic organizations – Microsoft, Eddie Bauer and Nordstrom. Her clients say that LaVonne is credible, passionate and able to inspire trust in others and in themselves.