ENCOMPASSLeadership Coaching & Training is led by Joanna Zimring Towne, Certified Professional Coach. With more than 15 years of experience in higher education, non-profit and public sector institutions, she brings a blend of insight, strategy and perspective that will help you and your teams excel.
ENCOMPASS specializes in providing services that are grounded in data and analytics, real world experience, and research-driven methodology. ENCOMPASS’ coaching philosophy is strengths-based, rooted in the belief that self-awareness leads to change and that the more aware one is, the more success one will have in making and meeting one's goals. Drawing on ample research showing that what we focus our energy on grows, Joanna is able to help individuals and organizations navigate growth, change and uncertainty by identifying and harnessing their existing strengths.
During her career, Joanna has worked for the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Community College District and a variety of non-profit organizations. In addition to her coaching credentials, she holds a Masters of Social Work (MSW) and Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Southern California.