Meet Robin Perry

“Curiosity sparks learning. I thrive when I’m helping groups learn from one another, or in an individual conversation exploring challenges and solutions.“


I have a strong belief that we can all “be better.” We do this when we learn more about ourselves, and about others – increasing our emotional intelligence. Learning opens new pathways.

I think everyone needs to believe in themselves – and this is a struggle for many. Balancing self-confidence and humility leads to great results.

I am an optimist, I have a “can do” attitude, I like change, and I like people. This combination means that I believe the people I work with can succeed if they put in the needed work.

My Story:  A Few Professional & Personal Highlights

We all have a story – highlights of our life – key moments that define us – challenges we face and overcome.  These stories evolve and gel, underscoring our values and crafting our journey.  I’m most interested in hearing about your journey – but here are some highlights of mine.

I’m a South Carolina transplant. After raising two children in upstate New York, my husband and I were interested in sunnier days and shorter winters. A great move.

In the Albany, New York Area I built a consulting practice with a wonderful group of colleagues. The focus was on people leadership and team development. My “claim to fame” was the creation of a public leadership development program that continues to flourish.

Over time, my passion has changed from classroom type training to coaching and working with teams and small groups of leaders.  I find that when working with individuals and teams, I can focus on their specific needs – working with them to find their own solutions, and helping them learn along the way.

Learning is a big part of my story.  I am truly a lifelong learner, and I believe change and challenge provide great opportunities for learning.  With a few highlights below you’ll see that over the years I’ve often brought on my own change and challenges – and I’ve learned a lot!

After graduating from the University of New Hampshire, I initially took a “safe job” back in Albany – but it wasn’t where I wanted to be.  Two years in, I quit and moved to Boston.  I found a marketing job that involved regular travel.  I traveled much of the east coast – solo.  A huge learning experience!

After meeting my husband, we moved to Castleton, NY, to raise our family.  I transferred my marketing skills to training, and built a training department at an area HMO – Community Health Plan (CHP).

CHP was purchased by Kaiser Permenante. I had an opportunity to move into a Human Resources leadership position – excited to learn more.  Ultimately I moved into a role leading the day to day HR operation until the close of our division – a tremendous challenge.  Over a 12 month period of time we parted with 4,000 employees.  To this day I can say this closure was done well – thanks to a fantastic team and good leadership.  It was from this experience I knew I had knowledge and learnings to share with others – and I saw the importance of developing strong leaders and teams.  My consulting work began!

What I know:  we all face change and challenges.  The key is learning from those experiences and applying your learning to the next situation.  Working with a coach can help you learn more, and get through a challenge faster and smoother.  I’d like to be that coach!

Robin’s coaching has helped me grow, develop, and gain valuable insight from a professional and personal perspective.

Susan Karavolas, Executive Director, Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Professional Certifications

  • George Mason University Program & Coaching Certification
  • PCC, International Coaching Federation
  • Certified Facilitator; Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team – Wiley
  • Certified DiSC Facilitator – Wiley

My Commitment

  • I care, I listen, I take the time that’s needed.
  • I believe everyone has strengths.
  • I partner with my clients – together we find the best solutions – by co-creating solutions, we develop strategies that work for you – not for me.
  • I don’t take on work when I’m not the right person.
  • I only take on work if I think the person or organization is committed to making change.

Learn More About My Professional Coaching Services

Leadership Coaching

Improve Your Impact and Influence

You can become a better leader. You don’t have be labeled as a “natural born leader” to become a better leader. I’ll help you develop the skills and emotional intelligence you need to become a more knowledgeable and self-aware leader.

Team Coaching

Build Trust & Commitment to Achieve Better Results

Successful teams are the foundation for high-performing organizations. A team with greater trust achieves better results. Find out what you can do to create a team that gets great results and is fun to work on.

Transition Coaching

Manage Transitions So Everyone Wins

Other times transitions happen to us – unexpectedly and unplanned.  These transitions often require a more focused investment of energy and effort to move through successfully.

Leadership Coaching

Improve Your Impact and Influence

Team Coaching

Build Trust & Commitment to Achieve Better Results

Transition Coaching

Manage Transitions So Everyone Wins

“There’s not anything I’m trying to do that hasn’t been done by someone else before – so let’s figure it out.”

“A mistake is not a problem – just do it over. Learn from it.”

-Robin Perry

Robin Perry
Leadership & Professional Coach
Rock Hill, SC

Ph: 518-423-2837
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