Meet the CareerGuy Team led by Darrell W. Gurney
DARRELL W. GURNEY, Professional Certified Coach (by the International Coach Federation), Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), Certified Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC), Certified Career Management Coach (CCMC), and Licensed Spiritual Counselor (ALSP, RScP) is a 28 year recruiting veteran, executive and entrepreneur coach, and career advisor supporting thousands of professionals at all levels to make profitable transitions.
The founder of CareerGuy.com, TheBackForty.com, and DreamJobLife.com, he has written books and edited professional journals on the topics of finding one’s passion, midlife pursuit of purpose, effective relationship building, and career transition. His work has been endorsed by best-selling authors and inspiring luminaries such as Harvey Mackay, Keith Ferrazzi, Dr. Ivan Misner, Rev. Michael Beckwith, and Cynthia Kersey, to name a few.
Terry Goldfarb brings her expertise in networking, relationship building, business development and marketing to individual, corporate and organizational clients.
Terry fostered an outstanding reputation as a genuine connector and relationship builder. With a career beginning as a tour guide at Disneyland for six years, she learned the fundamentals of networking and a customer focus through interacting with people from all walks of life, including dignitaries, politicians, celebrities, CEOs, and major philanthropists from around the world.
Playing an essential role in the start-up and growth of Resources Global Professionals, Terry served as Senior Director of Business Development for 20 years as she worked closely with her colleagues in transforming RGP from a small Orange County based professional services firm into one of the top management consulting firms.
Terry created the “Leaders in Transition” program that has supported several thousands of executives to navigate change and network into new roles and careers. She has been acknowledged in “The $100,000+ Career”, John Davies book about networking for executives in transition, “The Key: A Networking Guide to Meeting, Connecting, and Succeeding” by Ken Tudhope, and profiled in “Leading Well: The Essence of Wholehearted Inspirational Leaders” by Randy Noe.
Terry has devoted a significant amount of her time and energy to civic and nonprofit enterprises. Her volunteer activities have raised millions of dollars and she has served on a variety of nonprofit Boards of Directors and committees, including the UCI GSM Accelerate SBDC, UCI Research Associates, The American Heart Association, Forum for Corporate Directors, the Girl Scouts of Orange County, City of Hope, Human Options, Life Sciences Industry Council, Center for Leadership at CSUF, and Vital Link.
Several organizations have recognized Terry for her professional and volunteer activities. She was identified as one of “The Hottest 25 People in Orange County” by the OC Metro, acknowledged by an “Award for Individual Achievement” by the South Coast Metro alliance, and nominated for the “Spirit of Volunteerism” award.
Alexandra partners with Business Leaders to create conscious organizations. She holds an MBA, an SPHR certification (Senior Professional in Human Resources), and is designated as a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation.
Alexandra is an innovative, accomplished, results-driven Organizational Development leader and coach with a demonstrated record of success and extensive expertise in coaching, management consulting, training and development, and learning organizations.
Alexandra is committed to creating and supporting conscious organizations and best-in-class, empowering corporate cultures. Her passion is unleashing the power and potential within people and organizations and facilitating their growth and development.
As a coach and organizational expert, she designs and delivers training and coaching programs to facilitate personal and organizational transformations. She supports leaders in playing big games to heighten performance, effectiveness, joy and quality of life.
Alexandra consults individuals, entrepreneurs, and leaders in producing extraordinary results in work and life. Her expertise is in the areas of personal and professional success, satisfaction, performance, effectiveness, leadership development, management training, communication, customer service, sales, teamwork, business consulting, and human potential development.
She researches issues such as transforming organizational culture, consciousness in the work place, corporate integrity, leadership, teamwork, and executive reinvention. Having spent time at executive levels for a wide range of companies across multiple industries, she possesses strong leadership expertise to empower organizations in vision and strategy development. This same capacity allows her to enliven individuals in their own vision and future evolvement.