Offering real world experience to our members and founding members, the Board of Advisors allows us as an organization to stay connected to the latest trends and methods being used by practitioners and coaches all across the world.

Karen Hourtovenko, Psy. D

Karen Hourtovenko, Psy. D is the Founder and CEO of Life Zone Inc. and is Registered Nurse Practitioner and Registered Psychotherapist with 30 plus years in healthcare and business. She is a certified master coach and holds Bachelor’s in Science of Nursing, Master of Business and a Doctorate (Psychology).

She is an International Board of NLP and American board-
certified master and trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Quantum Transformation, Hypnotherapy and NLP coaching. She is also certified as a Neuro Strategic coach, Leadership Legacy coach trainer and certified in Mindsonar.

Her practice focuses on supporting people in lifestyle (emotional and nutrition health), business and professional development, and changing thinking patterns to achieve desired goals. She coaches, trains and certifies mangers, executives, healthcare providers and individual in advanced mindset engineering techniques, that eliminate negative emotions and beliefs, creating personal empowerment and development. She is an advocate in mental wellness and an expert in trauma. Karen is dedicated to her community through keynote presentations, trainings, and authors articles on how thought processes control our lives and medical concerns that are controllable with personal emotion and lifestyle changes. She volunteers on many boards and is dedicated to the success, health and vitality of the community and abroad.

As coach/counselor/trainer/ entrepreneur, she focuses on helping self and others be the best they can be.

Dr. Denise Simpson

Dr. Denise Simpson is a nationally recognized expert in the field of leadership with a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies and is a professional certified coach. While still in her mid-twenties, and shortly after earning dual Masters Degrees in Management and Human Resource Development, Denise was appointed as department chair of Adult Education to one of the largest community colleges in southern Texas. Her success in that role led to her being sought out as a lecturer and coach throughout the field of academia. At the same time, she launched complimentary careers in publishing and international commerce. Seeking greater challenges, Denise went back to school to earn her Ph.D., while at the same time beginning her formal coaching career as both a professional life and leadership coach and the CEO of two different companies. Denise’s main focus is Simpson Strategies, LLC, an empowerment group specializing in performance and personal development with a strong emphasis in Leadership development. As a Master Certified Coach and Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Dr. Denise helps her clients master their own internal forces in order to fully realize their emotional, physical, professional, and spiritual potential. Her practice focuses on evidence-based strategies with an emphasis on neuroscience. For all media inquiries, please email [email protected].