Sharla is the Founder and CEO of Pursuits Coaching. She has been in practice since 1987 in CA and since 1993 in CO as a Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Trainer, Leadership Coach and Consultant. She holds her MA degree from St. Mary’s University.
She specializes in empowering individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and businesses in designing lives, relationships and organizations with increased courage, joy and connection. Sharla brings a warm, dedicated, engaging and resourceful style with 32 years experience in helping clients and companies achieve increased leadership, vision and dreams.
Sharla has served as a corporate trainer and expert in organizational development and leadership coaching since 1993. She has worked with numerous and diverse companies in training, critical stress debriefing, mandatory and employee/employer concerns and conflict management.
She worked as a coach with the Colorado Leadership Development Program and the chosen recipients within the departments of the federal government in developmental leadership as well as other businesses.
She especially loves working with start-ups in building vision, value, purpose and impact. She has had the pleasure of Pursuits sponsoring Boomtown Accelerators with her team of coaches as well as other entrepreneurial ventures.
Sharla also has an added special specialization in working with family businesses and partnerships where she applies her experience and background in working with families coupled with her upbringing in a family owned business.
She is an Ambassador for the Boulder Chamber of Commerce and a Business Member of Realities for Children Boulder County.
She enjoys her family, friends, hiking with her husband Dan of 35 years, gaining inspiration and love of learning for personal and professional growth, music and the arts, street food and fine dining, comedy, movies, dancing, travel and living in beautiful Boulder.
PURSUITS was designed in 2010 to provide an integrated and collaborative model with a mission for clients, organizations and companies to thrive. She is honored to work with such a talented coaching team that share this common vision and commitment to our model for growth and success.
“Throughout my experience with PURSUITS, under the direction of Sharla Macy, I have gained clarity and direction. I’ve enjoyed the support that has helped me gain confidence to take steps along a new path in my professional life.” JF
“To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France