OK 1: Owners of Consulting and Coaching Companies

Team 1 members are owners of coaching and consulting companies

Meeting times vary. Usually the fourth Thursday of the month from 8 to 11am

Facilitator

Andrea Sigetich
Andrea Sigetich

Andrea, who is still working in retirement, is the owner of Sage Coach, Inc.. An expert in leadership and entrepreneurship, Andrea brings 41 years of business experience to her work. She works with C-level executives, movers and shakers in Human Resources, entrepreneurs, and all leaders. She is the author of An Entrepreneur's Trail Guide and Play to Your Strengths. She has been a Master Certified Coach since 2003, and loves facilitating her OK1 Team. She is an avid reader, a desert hiker, and an amateur watercolor artist.

Team Members

Jennifer Starr
Jennifer Starr

Jennifer is the owner of Radiant Star Enterprises. She has been an entrepreneur for over 30 years, successfully building several businesses, brick and mortar as well as virtual, and enjoys helping other entrepreneurs create healthy, prosperous businesses. She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) through International Coach Federation (ICF), a licensed Living Your Vision® Coach, a Certified Coach Mentor (CMC), and an ordained Spiritual Counselor. She is an experienced group facilitator, faculty leader, coach mentor and executive coach at InviteChange™, a coach training and leadership development organization (since 2000). Supplemental accreditation include Core Value Index™ , SoulCollage®, Expressive Arts®, Voice Dialogue and PSYCH-K® and other modalities that support holistic living and authentic leadership. As an artist and mystic, Jennifer loves to weave creativity and magic into all aspects of her work with others.

Meg Chun
Meg Chun

Meg Chun is the co-founder and current President of Bend Surf. Prior to launching Bend Surf in 2021, Meg was the CEO and co-founder of KIALOA Paddles where she held a myriad of leadership positions for over 20 years. At the end of 2018 she led the team successfully led the team through the sale of KIALOA Paddles to Werner Paddles.

Prior to living the life of a business owner, Meg spent the first 15 years of her career as a Special Education teacher. Today she blends the skills she acquired as a teacher with her business experience and also spends time consulting, coaching and mentoring others.

Meg is a member of the U.S. Bank Advisory Board, a legacy board member of the Oregon Outdoor Alliance, a board Member of Terra Frma and a co-facilitator of an Opportunity Knocks business group. She is a coach and an active racing member of Bend Oregon Outrigger Canoe Club.

Meg works and lives in Bend, Oregon with her husband Dave where she shares her passion for paddling and enjoys the many outdoor activities that Central Oregon has to offer.

Joanne Matthews
Joanne Matthews

I am the owner of Joanne Matthews Consulting. I worked for Charles Schwab for 17 years in product development, marketing, executive administration, sales management. Most recently I was National Vice President of Schwab Advisor Network, a program that refers wealthy individuals to highly select independent investment advisors. This was a wonderful opportunity that enabled me to take my leadership and communication skills to the next level. I have a BA in Economics from UCLA, and an MBA in Marketing and Market Research from UC Davis.

Anthony Poponi
Anthony Poponi

I'm a motivational speaker, workshop host, and author of “Focus on the 40” programs and resources specializing in improving team dynamics, communication and productivity for teams and individuals. My work is based on the research in the fields neuroplasticity, positive psychology, and leadership to focus on a flourishing life. I am a "solo-preneur" and as the only member of my team.

Dave Blakkolb
Dave Blakkolb

My wife, son and I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I have also lived in Montana, Colorado and Northern Arizona as well as internationally in 3 different countries; Bulgaria, Slovenia and New Zealand.

I spent 30 years in the non-profit faith based sector. The core of who I am is a Mentor Developer. I am the founder of 1 Degree Adventures.

I am an avid outdoorsman and enjoy skiing, rafting, hiking, and climbing. I enjoy travel and cultures and always have a list of where I would want to go next.

Michelle Poirot
Michelle Poirot

Michelle is the owner/founder of a href="/member/ceiling-unlimited-health-coaching/"> Ceiling: Unlimited Health Coaching, the latest outgrowth of her background in massage therapy, outdoor retail, event coordination, and coaching beginner runners. She is a Duke University-certified health coach, an RRCA-certified running coach, and has been a licensed massage therapist for nearly 20 years. She is passionate about empowering women to become happy, active people in well-loved bodies.

Margaret Bedolla
Margaret Bedolla

Hello! I am a retired federal agent and a retired Peace Corps volunteer who hopes to run a successful leadership workshop in the area soon! I look forward to my next adventure!

My vision is a 3 day leadership discussion workshop custom made to the company or a 10 week two hour program. Focus is self awareness and draw from each others experiences to learn and grow.

Jim Miller
Jim Miller

I am the Co-Founder of Respect Outside and a thirty-year veteran of the outdoor recreation industry. I am interested in creating real change in the ways people of different genders relate and interact while at work.

Katharine Smith
Katharine Smith

Katharine Smith is the founder of Mountain Valley Co, a boutique coaching practice geared toward 21st Century 'wonder women,' emerging leaders, and teams.

After zigzagging between careers in the non-profit world, the corporate world, and raising two kids, Katharine landed in Bend and launched Mountain Valley Co. to help big-hearted professionals across the US consciously adapt to the peaks and valleys of modern life, while nurturing their strategic vision. With a BA in religion from Dartmouth College and a MA in social-organizational psychology from Columbia University, Katharine combines real-life expertise with warmth, intellect, and playfulness. Her practice is informed by her studies of adult learning, creativity, systems-thinking and neuroscience, and she draws endless inspiration from the Arts and the natural world.