Lorraine Williams , Exec IT Director, Manatee County Sheriff
Lorraine is a certified coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is also a Certified Professional Coach through the College of Executive Coaching and a Results Certified Coach through The Neuroleadership Institute. Lorraine’s career spans Government and Corporate America. Noteworthy prior professional endeavors include serving in the role of Exec IT Director for Manatee County Sheriff’s Office where she also established a Leadership Coaching program based on Leadership Values, Principles, and Emotional Intelligence. She succeeded in taking 250+ individuals through this program. Included in her consultant career, she served in guidance roles for the Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin. Throughout her career, Lorraine’s underlying passion has been and continues to be Leadership Development. Lorraine has coached over 300 hours. She has conducted several seminars across the globe, working with groups in the UK, Germany, and the USA. Lorraine feels that coaching and mentoring have enabled her to learn, grow, and most importantly “pay it forward.” Her other charitable interests include teaching Emotional Intelligence to Inmates and substance abusers, Guardian Ad Litem through The Florida Department of Children and Families, and working with the Humane Society of Lakewood Ranch.