Margaret Echols, MBA, M.A., MCC (Washington, DC) is founder of the Development Consortium, a firm specializing in consulting services focused on executive and team coaching, leadership development, organizational learning and strategy. She assists individuals, teams and organizations in creating new possibilities for success and fulfillment. Margaret engages clients in a unique collaboration that fosters creativity, flexibility and a rapid acceleration of the learning process. The combination of these factors provides opportunities for dramatic growth and learning. She is assisting in the SI Somatic Coaching program as Co-Director and Mentor Coach Mentor. Margaret also is a faculty member in Georgetown University’s leadership coaching program, where she co-designed and co-delivered a course on the somatics of leadership. She also designed the successful program, Focusing Your Energy for High Performance. She has worked with Daniel Goleman in the area of emotional intelligence and is a certified administrator of the EQi. She is certified as a Somatic Coach by the Strozzi Institute and as a Master Coach by the International Coach Federation.