Our Team

Each trainer feels deeply called to this work. Highly credentialed and experienced, they are committed to lifelong learning in general, and especially on the topic of race.

Catherine Perry

Catherine Perry

Founder, InwardBound Center, PCC & CPCC

Before founding the InwardBound Center in 2010, Catherine launched InwardBound Coaching in 2002. Former President, Georgia Coach Association; winner of GCA annual service award. Previously, Catherine spent twenty years in corporate marketing as Director of Marketing at American Express and V.P. Marketing at Bell Bicycle Helmets.

Kelly Jones Waller

Kelly Jones Waller

PCC & CPCC, Co-Founder, Engage Leadership Solutions

Copyright owner, What Is Mine To Do? workshop. Leadership coach, trainer, and strategist. Significant leadership training with nonprofits. One of country’s top coach trainers with the world’s largest coach training company, Coaches Training Institute. Previously in sales and marketing for 12 years, including experience with Levi Strauss.

Cynthia Darst

Cynthia Loy Darst


Coach training consultant for ‘What Is Mine To Do’ workshop. International pioneer in the world of coaching. Past President, ACTO, Assoc of Coach Training Organizations. One of industry’s first Master Certified Coaches, leaders for CRR Global and Co-Active Training Institute. Author, Meet Your Inside Team on Amazon. TEDx Talk: Safe Inside Yourself.

Patricia Budd

PCC, Professional Certified Coach and Facilitator

Significant nonprofit leadership and organizational development experience; former V.P. Human Resources at United Way of Greater Atlanta. Former member Board of Directors, Society of Human Resource Management-Atlanta. Founded Better Life Now LLC; certified in wellness coaching, and executive and team coaching.

Demore Barnes

Professional Co-Active Coach

His worlds of film and television performance along with coaching form a potent combination for empowering others to uncover and achieve their goals. His intrigue with human behavior began 30 years ago as an actor in Canada and continues today in New York City. Demore is committed to engaging leaders in conversations on race and diversity.

Shauna Barnes

VP, People & Culture, Lang Partnerships Network, Leadership Coach, Corporate Educator

Seasoned communicator, coach and corporate educator with over 15 years of leadership development experience with organizations and individuals. Significant contributor to the worlds of business and educational leadership. She shares InwardBound’s commitment to deepening awareness, insight and action in conversations on race and diversity.

Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

Certified Facilitator and Co-Active Certified Coach

10 years in leadership development. Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State University, Los Angeles. Drawn to the work of “What Is Mine to Do” because she believes that having tough, honest and respectful conversations about race while empathetically listening to other’s experiences is an essential way to create understanding, unity, and allegiances among all peoples.

Coach Jeff

Jeff Jacobson

CPCC, Professional Coach, Trainer and Leadership Developer

Senior faculty member, Co-Active Training Institute since 1999; leader, Co-Active Leadership Program. Coaches and trains worldwide in English, Spanish, and Mandarin. Corporate clients: Wells Fargo, Cargill, IKEA, China Merchants Bank, and T-Mobile. Proud coach and volunteer in LGBTQ community. Author, Young Adult urban fantasy series beginning with The Boy Who Couldn’t Fly Straight.

Tony Klingmeyer

Tony Klingmeyer

MCC, Master Certified Coach

One of only 15 certified Master Coaches in Georgia. Former President, Georgia Coach Association. Chaired annual Prism Award Showcase featuring top organizational coaching programs. Nonprofit Coaching and extensive corporate experience. Before coaching, spent 20 years in resort management and development business.

Marilyn Crouch

Marilyn Crouch

CPCC, Neuro Transformation Coach

Over 20 years in the personal and leadership development industry. Clients range from high-level performers in the corporate space to bringing leadership skills to women at a recovery shelter. “I am honored to be part of this wildly important conversation and movement about racism, and creating a world that works better together.”