Cara-Lyn Giovanniello

Coach and Facilitator

Cara-Lyn Giovanniello is a coaching power-house out of San Francisco, CA, focusing on performance and emotional intelligence as foundations for leadership. Her mission is to empower individuals and teams to reach their full potential using training mastery, corporate experience, deep empathy, a touch of humor, and an unshakable belief in activating positive forward momentum.

As an ICF certified PCC and CPCC, Cara-Lyn has been providing value for the past 18+ years creating unique programming for managers in fintech, start-ups, non-profits, and academia. She’s worked with inspiring leaders from AWS, Square, Google, CashApp, LinkedIn, Twitter, CUPA-HR, to name a few - and created custom content for teams at Block, UC Berkeley, Halperin Law, Stanford University, Getro, and Evolve Treatment Centers

Career highlights include creation of the award winning Integral Lead Program at Square, which explores the “being and doing” of exceptional leadership, activating over 5,000 managers to date, as well as, hosting an intensive offsite for Jack Dorsey (Twitter) and his executive team deep diving into the collaborative power of providing real, hardcore feedback. Additionally, she sits on the Boards for Sidebar, a leadership program where small peer groups grow and evolve together, and Coaching for Everyone, providing development opportunities for minority and indigenous coaches.

“Cara-Lyn is a master facilitator and was an absolute pleasure to work with during our PD offsite. She took complex leadership skills and presented them in a way that was applicable to our organization and easily digestible for our leadership team. Her facilitation was humorous, kind and engaging, and kept us on our toes for an entire day of learning. We would absolutely work with her again.”

Michael Anderson

Chief People Officer Evolve Treatment Centers

“Working with Cara-Lyn is truly a transformative experience. With an impressive career in coaching, learning, and leadership development, it's evident that she is an expert in her field. However, what sets Cara-Lyn apart is her sincere care for the individuals she works with, reflected in her ability to ask questions that stimulate new thinking and bring out the best in everyone around her. I wholeheartedly recommend Cara-Lyn as an exceptional coach and leader.”

Chase Harden

Strategic Learning & Development Manager Sidebar