Executive Transition Consultant

Consultant Details:

Contact: Corey Matthews
Name of Firm: Coaching Transitions LLC
Language Spoken: English
Website/LinkedIn URL: https://www.coachingtransitionsllc.com/

Consultant Expertise

Organizational assessments, Executive coaching, Transition consulting & project management, DEI

Program Areas

Community and Economic Development, Education, Philanthropy, Public Affairs

Legal Structure of Organization:


Year Practice Founded:


Number of Individuals in Firm:


Names and Titles of Individuals in Firm:

Corey Matthews
Principal Consultant
Dr. Geneva Matthews
Executive Coach

Names and Titles of Individuals in Firm:

Starr Thompson
Human Resources Consultant

Firm or Consultant Address:

552 E. Carson St. Suite 105 Carson, CA 90745

RFQ Contact Name:

Corey Matthews

RFQ Contact Phone:


Geographic area currently served by firm (select all that apply):

Los Angeles, California

How would you describe the range of diversity reflected in your firm’s consultants and leadership (or self, if sole practitioner)?

African American

Please describe your mission, values, and approach:

Sometimes we all just need someone to get us, and to get what we are going through. We are connectors and throughout our careers, we have built strong networks in multiple sectors, including but not limited to: government, education, corporate, nonprofit and academia. We are community leaders and after spending many years providing informal support to friends, family and friends of friends, we found our niche in empowering others. Ultimately, we believe that by working with us today, you can achieve a brighter tomorrow.

What expertise or perspective do you bring to organizations looking to ground their collaboration practices in values of diversity, equity, and inclusion?

Combined we have more than 20 years of experience in building people and organizations to address big problems.

Please describe your ideal engagement. Feel free to include issue area and scope of project:

Executive Coaching 1-1 on Team Leadership, DEI, and Operations Management – Strategic Planning Advising

How many executive-transition related projects have you or your firm been involved with?


Please describe your fee structure:

Project-Based Flat Fee

What percentage of your clients are within the nonprofit sector?


Are you open to remote engagements?


Briefly name and describe 1-3 examples of executive transitions with which you have been involved as a consultant (please prioritize NSI-funded and/or LA-based organizations).

New Executive Director Training that consisted of partnership development/fundraising, strategic relationship analysis, and program design. New Board Chair Training that consisted of resource planning, ED support, and mission focus.

Add any other information you feel would aid in understanding the value you or your consulting firm can bring to an organization preparing for or implementing an executive transition:

Please list up to 5 Consultants from your firm

Corey Matthews
Data-driven and enterprising social change leader with 15 years of demonstrated experience in designing, guiding, and evaluating comprehensive community development programs and strategic initiatives to serve underrepresented communities. Collaborative team player with expertise in forging cross-sector coalitions to advance equity with multiple stakeholders, including: corporate, government, community-based, and University partners.

Dr. Geneva Matthews, Ed.D.
An administrator and a previous school counselor with experience in planning, managing and evaluating youth development and counseling programs. A proven record of leadership in K-16 student development and education administration with professional expertise in individual and group counseling, curriculum design, classroom teaching and cross-functional team supervision.

Do you always conduct an organizational assessment as a part of your scope of work?

How (or do) you involve senior staff and other stakeholders in the process

Prior to narrowing the pool of candidates for a client, do you make it a practice to share the full list of applicants with the client?

Do you identify/place interim executives?

Do you have a minimum fee?

What percentage of your searches are for LA-based organizations?

What is your track record of placing BIPOC candidates?

Do you have a guarantee policy or an “off-limits” policy?