Nancy Karidis-Koepke, began her career with State Farm Insurance in 1993 as a support associate and was promoted into management in 1997. She joined Learning and Development in 2000 and for the last ten years has been a certified facilitator, consultant, development advisor, and coach. Nancy holds a BA in Human Resource Management and a minor in Psychology. She gained her Corporate Coach U Certified Graduate (CCUCG) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation with the International Coaching Federation in 2009. She spends the majority of her days coaching internal clients--high potential first and mid line managers. For 20 years prior to joining State Farm she developed and facilitated training programs for product demonstrators throughout Northern California and organized trade show presentations for Kaiser and Berndes, two German cookware and bake ware companies. She is active in Junior Achievement, Goodwill, and CPCU. She enjoys playing soccer and tennis, walking, scrapbooking, and traveling with her husband.