Meet Teena Evert

Teena Evert is known as the Career Transformation Coach who helps talented professionals make a living, doing work they love. Her holistic career development services empower ambitious careerists who feel lost or stuck in their current job, know they are meant for more, and struggle to identify their best path forward.

Teena combines her education in psychology (she holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology specializing in trauma) and career development (she is a Certified Career Counselor, Board Certified Career Coach, and Global Career Development Facilitator) with multiple advanced certifications in Career Transition Coaching, Hidden Job Market Coaching, Conversational Intelligence Coaching, Digital Branding Strategy, Resume and Profile Writing, and is also a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

She hosts the podcast, The Confident Careerist, is the CEO and Founder of Claim the Lead, serves on the International Coach Federation Colorado Chapter Board, and is a Global Business Connector with Women Speakers Association.

Teena speaks for professional audiences across the globe both live and virtually via webinars and podcasts.

She is an avid cyclist and spends her free time in search of the best routes to ride in Colorado and the world.


career transitions, career change, career pivot, job change, job search, burnout recovery, work-life balance, discovering your life purpose and finding meaningful work, career planning, job search planning, resume and profile writing


  • B.A. Biology
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology


  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)


  • Board Certified Career Coach (BCC)
  • Certified Career Counselor (CCC)
  • Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC)
  • Certified Hidden Job Market Coach (CHJMC)
  • Certified Conversational Intelligence Coach (C-CIQ)
  • Certified Holistic Coach (CHC)
  • Certified Self-Regulation (SRT)/Trauma-Informed Practitioner


  • Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)
  • Certified Digital Brand Strategist (CDBS)
  • Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRC)
  • Academy Certified Profile Writer (ACPW)
  • DRIVE and EXPRESS SkillScan Assessment Certified


  • International Coach Federation National (ICF) and Colorado Chapter (ICF-CO) | 2020-2021 Board Member
  • Career Thought Leaders (CTL) | Professional Associate
  • National Career Development Association National (NCDA) and Colorado Chapter (CCDA)
  • National Speakers Association Professional National (NSA) and Colorado Chapter (NSA-CO)
  • Women's Speakers Association Premier Member (WSA) | Global Business Connector, Denver, CO