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Laurie Fitzpatrick, Managing Director

Laurie Fitzpatrick, CPC, ACC, is Managing Director of GISC and a creative leadership coach. She has been a part of the GISC leadership team since 2008, taking on the Managing Director role in 2016.

"More than any organization I have been connected to, I am regularly reminded of GISC’s commitment not just to providing professional and personal development, but to changing peoples lives, and to making the world a better place."

Stuart Simon
GISC Faculty Member

A lifelong entrepreneur and communications professional, Laurie has started and run several small organizations, including a solo photography business and an international seafood export company. Additionally, she served as Public Relations Director for a high end design-build firm, overseeing the creation of an extensive monograph of the firm's work.


As a coach, Laurie helps leaders, entrepreneurs and creative professionals face their greatest challenges, reinvent their work-lives, and become more successful and satisfied in their roles.


At GISC, Laurie draws on her international small business management and communications experience to advance GISC’s mission to bring about transformative growth in the individuals and organizations it serves. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Simmons College and a graduate Certificate in Publishing and Communications from Harvard University. Laurie is a GISC and ICF Certified Coach.





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