Our Team & Partners

We love being in the "people business."  

Our Team

We believe in playing to our strengths so we are recruiting an ever growing team of superheroes...coaches, consultants, and facilitators to provide the best resources and brightest minds committed to meet your needs.
The majority of this team is already assembled, we are waiting on bios and updated pics. We are ready and able to serve you and your needs NOW!

Founded & Managed by Mark VanDellen | Executive Coach

Mark has 15+ years of experience leading and developing teams, as well as, effectively coaching individuals in all facets of life.  Mark’s experience includes individual, group, and family coaching; leadership development and team building; writing and public speaking, as well as, non-profit leadership.  

Mark’s main focus is helping businesses and individuals develop, identifying key barriers to growth, and investing in leadership development.  Mark has experience working in a hands-on setting within small businesses and providing high-level leadership training in global organizations. 

In addition to  starting MVD Coaching, Mark maintains several strategic partnerships like Davenport University’s Institute for Professional Excellence, AG Collaborative, Real Retention, and Level Ten Consulting Group. He has a BA in English from Grand Valley State University and a master’s in leadership from Liberty University. Mark has completed additional training with Coachnet Global and The Empowerment Coaching Network to become a Certified Professional Coach. He is a contributing member of the Forbes Coaches Council and is DISC and EQ certified.  

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Jamie Kahnoski | HR Ninja & Coach

Jamie has over 15 years of management experience in operations, marketing and human resources with a focus on linking people to performance and vision. 

Jamie brings a “roll up your sleeves” approach to goal achievement, team cohesion, problem resolution, and profit generation.  Jamie's superpower is managing both people and process with high regard for performance processes, policy, and procedure initiatives all while providing bottom line cost effectiveness. 

Jamie is a business owner, consultant, and certified coach who has experience in navigating family business, white collar board rooms, and blue collar workforce.  She earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with an Advertising emphasis from Western Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Davenport University.  She is a LEAN Six Sigma Yellow Belt, a Certified Quickbooks Advisor and Interim/Offsite client bookkeeper, and a Certified Coach.

Our Partners

Two prevailing principles drive our business forward:
1. Keep good company and good company will keep you
2. There are endless opportunities to add value to this world so we live to support good people doing good things!

AG Collaborative

Move beyond the surface to work from the inside out. On the inside is where mindset, strengths, courage, values, and empathy live. Starting the growth here is what creates the most resilient leaders, the most effective teams, and the most dynamic organizations.

Davenport IPEx

Davenport's Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) is led by industry experts.  Together with these experts, IPEx develops courses and workshops that lead to promotion-worthy, organization-enhancing skills in succinct, engaging formats. 

Real Retention

By transforming your management practices and organizational cultureyou can achieve an engaged, productive workforce, boost your profitability, and enjoy real retention in your company.

Become Unmistakable

Our right-brain approach puts people first in radical ways to help connect managers and their teams to reduce turnover, develop talent, engage with their teams, and maximize the employee experience.

Level Ten Consulting Group

Business Turnaround, Recovery and Value Improvement Specialists whether your company's need is optimizing an already performing entity or the application of turnaround strategies in a crisis situation, our goal is to create value for the benefit of all stakeholders, including the owners, creditors, customers, employees, suppliers, and the community.

"I was very impressed with the coaching I received because it did such a thorough job of assessing what I wanted to accomplish and at the same time finding out my core beliefs. After accomplishing this we were able to construct the most appropriate direction I needed to go to be fulfilled with my career goals. "

— Robb

"I worked directly with Mark. He was an integral part of my job search. He meticulously critiqued my resume and provided feedback that enhanced the final product. Not only did Mark improve my resume and cover letter, but he took the time to discuss the application process and gave me great advice for future interviews. I would recommend Mark for anyone that is trying to make a professional resume and cover letter! "

— Hannah

"Thank you so much for you time yesterday! I feel confident saying that we all benefited greatly from the DISC training you provided us. I'm excited to use this new information to strengthen our communication and work relationships. "

— Emma

"Mark, our facilitator's knowledge and great presentation skills made all the difference in the world. The open conversations while keeping the session on track kept the room engaged. "

— Tom

"The training was professional yet comfortable. It was full of open discussion and personal examples for presenting experience. Mark masterfully uses the participant's stories to teach the material and make it come alive. "

— Sarah

"Coaching helped me navigate a relationship conflict I was having. My coach, Mark always kept my goals in mind and provided me with clear action steps. I left each session with encouragement and direction! "

— Payton

"The entire strategic planning exercise was incredible. The entire group thought you were made of magic...so, poof! And thanks!"