Leigh Anne (Hickman) Spraetz, M.A.
Tapping into over 22 years of experience as entrepreneur, counselor, and coach, Leigh Anne Spraetz specializes in helping clients develop action plans to clarify and pursue academic goals, personal growth avenues, and career direction stemming from their strengths, personality characteristics, abilities, interests, skills and experience, values, and life goals. She is passionate about coaching individuals who value self-exploration and self-awareness. She has created and owned four businesses; each allowed her to remain aligned with her values and chosen career direction for that particular stage in her life.
She coaches individuals, providing strategies and techniques to tell their best story. She guides students in developing college essays, personal statements and first work-related resumes. She assists adults in writing effective resumes which parallel with consistent messaging in their online presence, and arms them with tools to walk into interviews well-prepared.
She leads with compassion and support, but holds clients to high standards in their college admissions journey, job search, or career transition.
She is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator – Candidate and holds workshops for women, corporations, adolescent programs, colleges, and more, based on the research of Brené Brown, for The Daring Way™ and Rising Strong™ programs. She is also certified in administering the Myers Briggs Personality Type™ assessment and the Strong Interest Inventory™.
Ms. Spraetz has published a book, millennial messages, for millennial women entering the workforce, pulling from her career experience and the wisdom of many other women, which can be purchased on Amazon. She has worked with over 1,000 clients and wanted to share lessons learned with her own daughter to equip her to enter the workforce courageously and confidently.