Susan Jane Kirkpatrick is the co-founder (along with
her husband Steven) of AdvantaCoach, an executive &
small business coaching, consulting, training, and education
company. AdvantaCoach is a distinctive blend
of their unique entrepreneurial experience and professional
knowledge from each of their respective fields of expertise. Their
programs are easy and simple systems specifically developed for Entrepreneurs
and Copreneurs to successfully develop and profitably grow their
businesses. With new clarity and focus, motivation, and inspiration, Susan
and Steven know that when Entrepreneurs regain their original passion for
their business and lifestyle they quickly grow their business and achieve
greater success.
Susan has over 30 years experience as a New Mexico Real Estate Broker
and small business owner and Copreneur. Susan is the former Owner/CEO
of Northern New Mexico Real Estate, Inc. a franchisee of the United Country
Real Estate Franchise. Her real estate office was consistently in the Top Ten
performers throughout the nation for 5 years. Shortly after joining the United
Country organization, Northern New Mexico Real Estate, Inc. achieved the #1
Office position within the entire United Country National Franchise System
(out of 650 offices nationwide) with more than $23 million in sales revenue.
This was accomplished in a small town of only 800 year round residents,
and where the nearest traffic light is 81 miles away! Also, Susan was the
Business Operations Manager of her family ranch and was instrumental in
its successful land development and sales.
Susan holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Secondary Education/ English
from Glassboro State University (now Rowan University), New Jersey. She
is a Certified Professional Coach with the Coach Training Alliance (CCTA)
and Fowler-Wainwright International. She is a certified administrator for the
Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Step I & Step II.
Susan is an avid sportsman, scuba diver, lover of history and good food. She
has travelled the world doing her favorite things: dove shooting in Argentina,
Peacock Bass fishing in the Amazon, scuba diving in Indonesia, indulging in
delicious food in Italy, successfully navigating the Tokyo Metro system (!),
and many exciting photo safaris in South Africa. Happily transplanted to Virginia
(along with her dog and six cats), she lives her dream with her husband
Steven. She is thoroughly enjoying her new home in Hampton Roads by
spending her free time gardening, hiking and swimming, and she is planning
the purchase of her new boat!