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Coach Name:Dawn M. Karner

Location:Woodland, California, United States of America

Zip Code:95695

Company name:Quantum Innovation

Job Title:Executive Coach, Facilitator, Consultant

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Professional Experience:Executive Coach

Leadership Coach

Training Facilitator


Qualifications and Accreditations:Bachelor of Science - Organizational Behavior

Certified Conversational Intelligence

Certified 6 Seconds Emotional Intelligence-SEI

Vital Signs & Advanced Trainer

Professional Certified Coach (ICF)

Board Certified Coach (CCE)

Certified Professional of Learning & Performance (ATD)

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CTI)

UC Davis Extension Instructor & Coach


Woodland, California, United States of America

Dawn M. Karner

CIQ Certified Coach

Dawn is a professional of learning and development, certified coach and consultant with 25+ years of experience in management and human resources.  


Certified Conversational Intelligence Coach, Certified Professional of Learning and Performance by the Association for Training and Development, Master Certified in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) by 6 Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network, Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation, Board Certified Coach by the Center for Credentialing and Education – she works with all levels in an organization (Executive to Front-Line staff) to increase communication, deepen relationships, and advance personal and professional development.  


She is an Advisory Board Member for UC Davis Extension – Coaching for Life and Work program.  I have created a reputation as an intuitive, passionate and curious coach that creates a safe space for clients to grow and flourish in their lives and careers.


Selected Accomplishments

  • Coach client to overcome barriers to achieve RN license
  • Coach executive client to increase interpersonal relationships and strengthen connections
  • Develop strong relationships based on trust with clients allowing for maximum results
  • Coach clients (students, in-transition, executive and leaders) in all areas – encompassing personal and professional concerns (relationships, interpersonal communication, leadership and teams)
  • Consistently provide a mix of empathy, structure, accountability, and humor with clients
  • Built coaching/consulting business with strong ethical reputation for results


Selected Clients

  • Cayuse Vineyards – Ownership and Leadership
  • Cache Creek Casino Resort – Executives, Sr. Managers & Managers
  • Johnson & Johnson – Sr. Engineering Manager
  • CalPERS – Director Level (one step below Executive)
  • Department of Water Resources – Sr. IT Manager
  • Various Senior-Level Management – construction, manufacturing and sales


Coaching combined with training facilitation and consulting have created a perfect environment for success.  I have a passion and a strength in learning about neuroscience and human interactions to facilitate quantum leaps in individual and team awareness.  This has allowed me to work with clients in various fields and levels to achieve personal, professional and team success.