Carissa Gay, PCC


Carissa Gay holds her Professional Coaching Certification, PCC with ICF and is a Hogan and EQi-certified Career & Leadership coach and President of ICF San Antonio. As founder of Courageous Leaders, she helps professionals discover and live out their leadership brand and has become one of San Antonio’s leading coaches. She partners with Center for Coaching Excellence to train managers in effective coaching skills and lives to bring out the inner leader of those she serves. For our latest vision and strategy, you can contact Carissa Gay at president@icfsa.org.


President - Elect

Susanna Clavello, ACC


Susanna Clavello holds her Associate Coaching Certification, ACC with ICF and is an IPEC and ELI certified Emotional & Wellness Coach and the ICF San Antonio Secretary. Susanna is a consultant and works to help individuals overcome life and work challenges while also building resilience and breaking down the inner barriers that might keep them from realizing their true potential. By doing so, Susanna seeks to bring a sense of balance, peace, and self-awareness into the lives of those she coaches. Contact Susanna Clavellowith any question on our latest strategy and activities at secretary@icfsa.org.

Jessica Smith-Perry, ACC

Director of Programming

Jessica Smith-Perry holds her Associate Coaching Certification, ACC with ICF and is a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Executive Coach, Non-Profit Builder, and Director of Programming at ICF San Antonio. Jessica is founder of JSP Coaching and focuses on guiding leaders towards creating lasting behavioral changes that impact and transform their teams and organizations. Jessica has helped corporations, non-profits, and government organizations in both the US and Canada by implementing improved processes geared towards excellence. For any programming questions, you can contact Jessica Smith-Perry at programming@icfsa.org.

ChiChi Anyanwu, CPC 

Director of Development

ChiChi is a strong leader at CPS Energy a the Interim Director of Organizational Development and Culture.  Her expertise includes leadership development, employee experiences, performance management, succession planning, educational alliance and HR analytics.  To learn about how you can sponsor or become a strategic partner with ICF, contact ChiChi at: development@icfsa.org.

Aurora Geis, PCC

Director of Digital Marketing

Aurora Geis holds her Professional Coaching Certification, PCC, with ICF and is a certified iPEC - CPC & ELI-MP Coach. She serves as the National Director of Strategic Relationships/Tech Apprenticeships & Head Leadership Coach with Digital Creative Institute, the nation's first Digital Marketing and College Degreed Data Analyst Apprenticeship Program. Aurora is also founder of A GO STRATEGY, a registered minority and woman-owned coaching, consulting and digital marketing company. She serves businesses, executive and emerging leaders, as they build their companies, culture and careers on purpose through a value-based performance coaching strategy. You can contact Aurora Geis at contact@icfsa.org.

Paula E. Miles, ACC (In Progress)

Director Membership

Paula is a professional coach, consultant and she invests her talents, skills and training by supporting for-profit and non-profit organizations in building and executing transformational programs and effective customer strategies; and by collaborating with other independent consultants and consulting organizations to deliver superior project results. Her tools include exceptional collaboration and coaching skills; a passion for enhancing opportunities for individual contributors and leaders at all levels within an organization; curiosity and commitment to continuous improvement; diverse educational preparation; and extensive corporate industry experience.  For membership questions contact: membership@icfsa.org

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