Elise Dorsett

Elise is a Certified Transformational Life Coach dedicated to creating joy, purposeful work, and harmony in the world.

She supports people in finding their purpose and taking their best next professional step. Elise’s supportive yet direct coaching style, meditations, and strategies have helped an international community of clients to transform their relationship with themselves and their work. 

Elise is a 2010 graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated with honors and a double major in Psychology and Spanish. Prior to becoming a coach, she worked in Business Intelligence for Danone South America in Buenos Aires and for many years as the Director of Brand Research at a branding agency for open source tech companies. In addition to running her private coaching practice, she facilitates both digital and in-person workshops, dances Argentine tango, writes, and holds a leadership role in her local Toastmasters club in Zurich. She has lived, worked, and taught across the U.S., South America, and Europe. Elise speaks Italian, Spanish, and English.

Gregg Gerdau

Gregg Gerdau is a serial entrepreneur, high technology executive and management advisor with significant experience in leadership, financial management and innovation development. He has been a member of C-level executive teams responsible for business and operational development in technology driven companies of all sizes, worldwide.

Gregg is the founder and Managing Partner of Matador Advisors, founder and Community Director of Carolina Coworking and Director, Strategic Innovation for DVI Communications. He previously worked with early-stage companies as COO of Solid Art Labs, co-Founder and CEO of MotiveLogic, CIO for Assurz, Founder and CEO of Intelor, and Chief Information Officer for Angara. Gregg’s career also includes SVP & CIO for Nvest Companies L.P. (one of the largest publicly traded investment management firms in America), Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for over a decade, and senior management positions with Computer Horizons Corp., The Reserve Fund, Institutional Investor and Network Analysis Corp. He is a frequent speaker, writer, mentor, thought leader and facilitator.