Helen lives at the intersection of Faith and Reality by integrating her pastoral and business experience.  Her experience in the business world, the local church, and academia, along with two Master’s degrees offer a depth of wisdom as she coaches Christian business leaders in strategy, leadership and faith integration.


Helen is a leadership & strategy coach, speaker and author.  She is also the Director of the Talbot Center for Faith, Work & Economics at the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University and adjunct faculty in the Crowell School of Business at Biola University.  She teaches Leadership, Change and Innovation in the MBA program and Organizational Ethics in the business undergraduate program.

She started her business career with AT&T becoming a Vice President with Lucent Technologies at the age of 30, and holding various leadership roles throughout her extended career. As an early adopter of faith, work, and vocation in the local church, as a licensed pastor, she was the architect and visionary of the Saddleback@Work ministry at Saddleback Church.

She previously served as Vice President on the National Board of Directors for the Association for Strategic Planning as well as was an officer on the Board of Directors for The YMCA of Orange County.

Helen holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Biola University and a Masters in Biblical and Theological Studies from the Talbot School of Theology, at Biola University.  She also attended the Senior Executive Program at Columbia University.

Her life experiences and education has well prepared Helen in her passion to activate people in their calling and to accelerate and facilitate transformation of leaders and organizations.


Convene’s mission is to connect, equip, and inspire Christian CEOs and business owners to grow exceptional businesses, become higher-impact leaders and honor God. Through peer-to-peer and executive coaching insight. Growing toward increased personal and business impact. Leading to an ultimate Kingdom legacy.



In addition to Helen’s role as an executive coach, she offers consulting services in the following areas of expertise:

  1. Strategy Facilitation
  2. Leadership Development
  3. Faith Integration into Business


As a Leadership and Strategy Coach, Helen specializes in life and work matters related to leadership, strategy, calling, faith integration and spiritual formation.

As a catalyst to accelerating growth and facilitating transformation, her clients look at questions such as,

  • Am I choosing life or am I reacting to it?
  • Am I maximizing my personal and professional potential?
  • Do I know my differentiation in leadership, business strategy and callings?
  • Do I know how I impact and influence my family, workplace and community?
  • Can I envision the future and be intentional to realize it?

Helen is passionate to see people fully engaged and equipped to fulfill their calling and living to their fullest potential


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