Tamara Atkins


Why Hire Tamara?


Tamara Atkins is recognized by the International Coaching Federation as a Professionally Certified Coach (PCC) and has over 40 years in the talent development area both within and outside of organizations.

She has worked in a wide range of industries – broader energy, technology, healthcare, consumer goods, financial services, services companies, retail, oil and gas, etc. She has a business degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s in Organizational Management.

Tamara’s coaching style is based on actual business experience and honest, direct communication with clients. She also coaches from a place of compassion, curiosity, courage, and connectedness. At the end of the day, it is about achieving your goals.

Experience and Education


Tamara has led talent development teams in large corporations, small organizations, and non-profit teams for over 35 years. She has multiple real-world experiences in a broad number of industries, organizational sizes, and challenges.

Bachelor: Business Administration (A&M)

Masters: Organizational Management (UOP)

Massive amounts of certifications and credentials in assessment tools, leadership models, and team tools.

She is a certified coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation and a certified Senior HR Professional (SPHR) by SHRM.

Why you should hire a coach that is certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF):

  • Those certified by the ICF have been thorough rigorous testing to stand up to a specific set of competencies (for PCC – 125 hours of specific training, 10 hours of mentor coaching, at least 500 hours of coaching experience with at least 25 clients, two audio recordings, completion of a test.)
  • ICF requires ongoing development of each coach to ensure that even after passing the appropriate measures (listed above) that they keep growing and developing (I must complete 40 hours every three years to maintain my PCC).
  • ICF has a specific Code of Ethics that provides appropriate guidelines , accountability, and enforceable standards for conduct.

What Clients Are Saying

I’ve had the pleasure of having Tamara as my executive coach during the first 9 months of a new position at a new company. Her no nonsense approach enabled us to form a partnership quickly and she helped me navigate some complicated challenges. She has the ability to pivot quickly on topics and always highlight a resource or relevant past experience for guidance. Her coaching is customized and focused and I really appreciate that she keeps me on target with progression of growth and meeting our stated goals. She has keen insight into people and behavior patterns and has helped me learn new methods of influencing and coaching others. I’d highly recommend taking full advantage of any time you can get with Tamara!


Tamara is an excellent coach and has been very instrumental in helping me amplify my career development. She employs an attentive, thoughtful, inspiring no-nonsense approach that hinges on accountability, goal definition, and actualization. Her experience and insights are invaluable for understanding and navigating corporate culture, expectations, and nuances. I highly recommend Tamara as a coach if you're looking for someone that will hold you accountable while helping you push towards the goals you've set for yourself!


Tamara, to me, epitomizes what a stellar career coach should be. I have had the privilege of working with her in my leadership trajectory. Her astute listening and comprehension skills, her straight-forward yet meaningful advice combined with a general sense of comfort she puts you in when interacting with her has proven a huge advantage to me in my endeavor to grow as a leader. Tamara is personable, insightful, very resourceful and overall just a fabulous career coach! I am very grateful to her coaching!


I had the pleasure and privilege to meet Tamara in April 2010 just after joining Marathon Oil, she is a seasoned trainer with many years of experience and knowledge in organizational Development. She is a good mentor and coach with high emotional intelligence skills and exceptional leadership skills. Tamara helped my location develop and implement a successful leadership program from scratch- A pleasure to work with.


Are you interested in developing a coaching program for your team or organization?

Contact Tamara Atkins directly so she can create a customized solution and pricing plan for your organization.

We offer a broad range of services and packages that can be customized to your needs. Send us a message today and we can start you on a path to success.


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