Board Bios

Lynn Zettler, PCC

President, Co-Founder

Lynn Zettler founded LifeAction Coaching, Inc., now CORE IMPACT COACHING, an Executive and Professional Coaching organization serving small business owners and corporate professionals in 2005. Using her 20-year corporate and management experience from Dow Chemical, Lynn partners with clients to quickly identify barriers to their personal success, and develop strategies to effectively maneuver their path to the top.

With a specialty in effective communications, Lynn engages leaders and teams through workshops and coaching in organizations such as Dow AgroSciences, Eli Lilly, National Association of Women Business Owners, Dow Chemical,  American Chemical Society, American Business Women’s Association, Association of Independent Information Professionals, Erie Insurance, Umbaugh and Associates, Somerset CPA’s and Carpenter Realty, amongst others.

Lynn graduated from Coach University and is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation. She is also certified in the Core Value Index™ and The One Page Business Plan™. Lynn’s first book STOP Talking to Me, was published in October, 2010, outlining a process to silence your inner critic and pivot your thoughts from negativity to positivity in four simple steps and she has authored numerous articles.

Prior to coaching, Lynn received a B.S. in Chemistry and a Patent Agent Certification from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Lynn has written over 80 patent applications, led the Intellectual Property Portfolio Development Team at Dow AgroSciences and managed the global patent portfolios for several Dow Chemical businesses.

In addition to coaching, Lynn volunteers and held the position of President for A Hand Up Coaching, a non-profit coaching organization for women in need, until it’s closing in November of 2011. She has also held the office of President of InfoConnection2, an Indianapolis based mastermind group, and is currently the President of the Indianapolis Chapter of the International Coach Federation.  Lynn is also an active member of the Indianapolis Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners through their Program Committee, and was named Member of the Year in 2011.

Maynard - Head shotAmber Maynard

Vice President/President Elect

Passionate about people and organizational culture, for 20 years, Amber grows two things: people and money.  Her experience in leadership development, training, customer experience, and project management across sales and marketing and operations teams in the agriculture, healthcare and financial services sectors drives results and revenue. She sets a vision for success, connecting with people helping them move forward, thus propelling the organization forward.

Currently with Dow AgroSciences, Amber leads projects supporting North American Customer Service. She is an active leader of employee resource groups promoting STEM outreach (Science Ambassadors), and inclusion (GLAD), as well as a steering team member for leadership initiatives.

Additionally, Amber maintains a private coaching practice, Dynamic Strategies Coaching, and is an engaging speaker and seasoned facilitator, presenting on a wide range of topics from leadership development and intentional change, to making good on goals and living with true authenticity.

Amber is a member of the Out & Equal Indiana Leadership Council, a founding member of Supportive People of Theatre Students (SPOTS) with Pendleton Players, and the 2016 Marketing Chair for the International Coach Federation (ICF) Midwest Regional Conference.

Amber holds degrees from Ball State University, a Six Sigma Black Belt, and is wildly proud of her daughter, Peyton, a senior at Hanover College…Go Panthers!

Andrea Riffey, CPA

Andrea Riffey is a Manager in the Real Estate and Tax Teams at Somerset CPAs, P.C. in Indianapolis, Indiana, where her focus has been in becoming a trusted advisor to her clients in the areas of taxation, accounting and financial consulting.  While Andrea has worked extensively with real estate developers, owners, managers and brokers to facilitate their wealth preservation and compliance needs, she also has experience with a variety of clientele in service industries, construction, multi-state, and trust and estate taxation.

She is a member and has volunteered with the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society where she recently completed a 5 year series with the Emerging Leaders Alliance and Leadership Cabinet.  Andrea has a Masters in Professional Accountancy (MPA) from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University West Lafayette.  She was awarded a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license in 2009.

Andrea is a past Board Member of IndyFeral leading up to the non-profit’s merger with F.A.C.E. Low-Cost Spay/Neuter.  She is passionate about causes for animal welfare, education and economic empowerment.  In addition to W4C3, she has been a continuing supporter of F.A.C.E., IndyHumane, Gift of Water, the Arts Council of Indianapolis, the Alzheimer’s Association and the United Way of Central Indiana.

planners_16Cornelia Shipley, PCC, BCC, ELI-MP


Cornelia Shipley, PCC, BCC, ELI-MP is a nationally recognized executive coach, speaker and strategic planner with over 20 years’ experience training individual and executive clients to achieve their personal and professional goals. Utilizing her extensive background in strategic planning, sales training, and corporate HR, Cornelia founded 3C Consulting, a leadership development firm where she and her team reach thousands of professionals annually guiding them through the formulation, implementation, and sustainability of leadership development, strategic planning, and work place change initiatives.

Cornelia was awarded the Professional Certified Coach Credential (PCC) by the International Coach Federation in 2009 and is a Master Practitioner of Energy Leadership. Leaders at organizations including The Kellogg Foundation, Comerica Bank, Coca-Cola, Pfizer, Merck, Edward Jones, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, General Motors, Jujitsu Films, Solaris Filmwerks, YMCA, Internal Revenue Service, and Black Entertainment Television have leveraged Cornelia’s expertise to take their results to the next level.

An eight time speaker for multinational information technology corporation, Hewlett-Packard, her audio programs ‘Affirmations for Positive Living’ and ‘Brand Equity – Don’t Leave Your Image to Chance’ have proven to be valuable teaching aids to audiences as part of their ongoing development in all stages of their life and career.

Cornelia is a member of the corporate coaching faculty for consulting, auditing & risk management firm Deloitte LLP and GlaxoSmithKline North America, and a faculty member for ICF accredited coach training programs Coaching4Clergy and Coaching4Business. Cornelia currently serves on the Board of Advisors for a leadership training organization for high school girls in Detroit, MI, as a Board Member for Women For Change Coaching Community, and is an executive coach for the Enterprising Health Fellowship Program.

A member of the 2013 Faculty for the National African American Women’s Leadership Institute, Cornelia maintains several local association memberships, and has served on the Board of Directors for the National INROADS Alumni Association. Cornelia also serves as a Supervisor Coach for the University of Wisconsin Continuing Studies Professional Life Coaching Certificate program.

Cornelia studied business and leadership in Australia and Asia, and received her MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.

pic 5-5Kristen Lampkin


Kristen Lampkin, MBA is a Human Resource Professional connecting Finish Line with top talent. She has been working in human resources for 6 years focusing on talent acquisition, employee relations, and diversity and inclusion. Her motto is, “I am COMMITTED to showing you the BEST me, while bringing out the BEST you!” Kristen is member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, SHRM, and IndySHRM. She currently serves as a Board Member for the Ball State University Telecommunication Department, a Board Member for Women for Change Coaching Community, and the Director of Diversity and Inclusion on the IndySHRM Board.

Kristen received her MBA from Kaplan University and Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a focus in Interpersonal Communications from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She enjoys spending time with her love ones and giving back to the community.


Marilynn Scherer


As Vice President of Fixed and Fixed Indexed Product Management, Marilynn is responsible for product development and profitability within those lines of business. Marilynn has over 30 years of industry experience with a breadth of knowledge in the following disciplines: marketing, product management, customer service, operations management and relationship management. She joined Jackson National Life Distributors in March 2004 as Assistant Vice President of Marketing and served in both AVP and VP roles in the Annuity Support Unit prior to her promotion to her current role. Before joining Jackson, Marilynn spent 23 years with Lincoln National Life. Marilynn graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 26 and 63 registrations. She also holds the CLU, ChFC, CASL, ADPA and CFS certifications. Marilynn is a past board member of SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect), Fort Wayne, Indiana. She volunteers with Alyssa Cares Foundation, Denver, Colorado, and is a strong supporter of Marilynn is married and lives with her partner and their two cats, in Parker, Colorado.


Sylvia Becker-Hill, PCC

Sylvia Becker-Hill is an Executive Change Strategist who specializes in coaching corporate leaders to bring about positive, transformative change with lasting results. A highly recommended speaker and coach, Sylvia utilizes her remarkable academic background as well as the latest research in neuroscience and emotional intelligence to help executives transform their leadership. Sylvia has 15 years of experience as a coaching pioneer on both sides of the Atlantic, and she has assisted corporate leaders with everything from post-merger integration and change management to on-site training and conflict resolution. Sylvia is devoted to helping people live their full potential. With her help, clients have experienced deep transformation, finding that insurmountable burdens suddenly seem like blessings and “impossible” problems become pathways to opportunities.

Because of Sylvia’s passion, compassion, humor, intelligence and creativity, people seek her spark and solutions years after their last meeting.


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Nandita Guha is Senior Legal Counsel with Roche Diagnostics. She supports global operations of the Diabetes Care division of Roche involving diabetes management solutions, research & development, manufacturing, regulatory, quality and procurement. She has been with Roche Diagnostics for nearly 10 years and has approximately 20 years of legal experience. Prior to Roche, her legal experience spanned public, private, and corporate realms. Nandita is a past volunteer with the Y at the Athanaeum for nearly 15 years and past board member of the Christamore House. She is dedicated mother and proud of her two children, Ethan and Sonia.



Jeannie Phillips


Amber Maynard – Board Liaison

Holly Kile – Admin

Allison Akey

Natalie Carroll

Christine Noffz

Carol Robinson

Mindi Rosser


Cornelia Shipley – Chair

Marilynn Scherer

Nandita Guha


Andrea Riffey

Lynn Zettler

Amber Maynard



Jeanine Stewart – Chair

Yengyee Lor-Yang – Co-Chair/Chair Elect

Heidi Swartz – Board Liaison

Mary DuVall

Monica Patel

Carol Hauser

Deborah Rubin

Amy Geren

Nicoletta Pichardo

Gale Thompson


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