OUR TEAM

We are certified coaches and corporate strategists with a combined 80+ years of experience in recruiting, hiring, coaching and developing people to be the best person in the best position.    

Tonya Hill Allen is Founder and Executive Director of Diane’s Heart nonprofit serving single moms and their children and the CEO of Falala Life where she uses her coaching and consulting expertise to help clients create the life, career or business they love. She has over 25 years Human Resources leadership experience in Healthcare Insurance, Government, Banking and Retail industries. She has extensive expertise in directing Talent and Culture; including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, talent management, culture and engagement, learning and talent development, and associate health. She also has experience leading Strategic Planning, Communications and Contracts Administration. Tonya is a graduate of The University of Alabama. She is a Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is a Certified Professional Life Coach by Fowler Wainright International.

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Tonya Hill Allen is Founder and Executive Director of Diane’s Heart nonprofit serving single moms and their children and the CEO of Falala Life where she uses her coaching and consulting expertise to help clients create the life, career or business they love. She has over 25 years Human Resources leadership experience in Healthcare Insurance, Government, Banking and Retail industries. She has extensive expertise in directing Talent and Culture; including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, talent management, culture and engagement, learning and talent development, and associate health. She also has experience leading Strategic Planning, Communications and Contracts Administration. Tonya is a graduate of The University of Alabama. She is a Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is a Certified Professional Life Coach by Fowler Wainright International.

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Gwen Hall

Gwen Hall, co-owner of Strategic Transformation Solutions, is a top-tier talent management and organizational development professional with over 25 years of operational, strategic planning and execution, and performance and process improvement experience. Gwen is a highly skilled and respected leader who specializes in individual, team and organizational transformation. She has degree concentrations in Business Administration – Finance and Organizational Management/Leadership, and a stellar career working with several non-profit organizations and large corporations. Gwen also holds certifications in leadership, strategic planning, facilitation and business, organization development, executive, and life coaching. In addition to her transformational work with STS, she currently works for Prisma Health as Executive Director of Learning and Organizational Development. 

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c.René Washington

c.René Washington is a master certified life coach who empowers women at that midlife ‘What About Me?’ stage to successfully navigate major life transitions. Her signature coaching program, The Midlife Manifest, helps women break through the mental blocks that keep them stuck. Each one of René’s clients walks away with a clear plan of action and a powerful mindset to get them from dreams to reality. Prior to launching her coaching business, René had a successful corporate career with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, where she ran their management and soft skills training programs and provided coaching for executive and professional associates. Wanting more flexibility, she retired from corporate life, graduated from Dr. Martha Beck’s (Oprah’s life coach) life coaching school, and started her women-centered business.

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c.René Washington

c.René Washington is a master certified life coach who empowers women at that midlife ‘What About Me?’ stage to successfully navigate major life transitions. Her signature coaching program, The Midlife Manifest, helps women break through the mental blocks that keep them stuck. Each one of René’s clients walks away with a clear plan of action and a powerful mindset to get them from dreams to reality. Prior to launching her coaching business, René had a successful corporate career with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, where she ran their management and soft skills training programs and provided coaching for executive and professional associates. Wanting more flexibility, she retired from corporate life, graduated from Dr. Martha Beck’s (Oprah’s life coach) life coaching school, and started her women-centered business.

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