Opening Insights LLC

Paula's life journey includes over 20 years of leadership and management experience, serving in the United States Coast Guard early in her career, working at both small and large organizations, learning to embrace her gifts, challenging herself regularly, and participating in various volunteer activities.


She brings an innate curiosity, a sense of humor, compassion, and the ability to see from many perspectives as she works with her clients. She loves to explore and makes great use of this while working with her clients.

Managing member

She continues to add to her coaching toolbox and her own personal development.

Paula holds a Master Integral Coach(tm) certification from Integral Coaching Canada, is a Core Values Index(tm) Certified Coach through Taylor Protocols, Inc., is an Emotional Freedom Techniques (Tapping) Certified EFT Practitioner through EFT Universe, earned a Masters in Business Administration from Pace University, and graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering.

Paula is inspired by nature and the ideas of others.

Paula's favorite quote: “The more you know, the more you know you don't know.” by Aristotle

What do others say about Paula?

“Paula is a great coach - working with her has been a revelation!”

“You are a decent, honest person who truly cares about your friends and colleagues. You helped ground the people around you and provided clear thinking…..You also treated everyone as equals, which was refreshing for many people.”

“You taught me the value of asking questions and taking time to think steps and their potential consequences through before taking action.”

"You have a great sense of humor."