Barbara E. Hetzel, founder of Top Ridge Coaching


Barbara E. Hetzel  Top Ridge Coaching

Barbara E. Hetzel

Top Ridge Coaching

Barbara has been helping people in non-profit and for-profit organizations develop their skills, talents, and leadership abilities for over 25 years.  She is the owner and founder of Ridge Top Coaching, LLC, a life and leadership firm that specializes in engaging leaders to develop and expand their skills and talents for the world.

Concentrating in the areas of leadership development, effective communication, and process development, Barbara has assisted her clients with growing their knowledge and implementing change so to impact an increased level of confidence and achieve greater success in work and life.

Barbara believes that everyone deserves to be happy and to live the life they truly want to live.  Every day is filled with opportunities to reach for your dreams, transform your life, and connect with a future full of promise and potential.  

Barb has been involved with the Live Coach Radio Network since its inception; first as a co-host and now as a lead host on Life Coach Chat.  She is about to be published as a co-author in the book titled Ready, Aim, Influence!  It is expected to be out in the next week.  Look for it on Amazon. 

Barb is also excited about a new opportunity to help with a local non-profit providing coaching to women who are looking to gain confidence and powerful results in their lives.

Barbara is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC) through the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching, a Master Practitioner in the Energy Leadership Index (ELI-MP), an Organization Development Certified Professional (ODCP) and holds a certification in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).  Barbara received her BS in Psychology from East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA and has attained two Masters degrees, one from LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA and the other from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ, studying ministry and leadership respectively. 

In her free time, Barb enjoys spending time with her partner exploring “off the beaten path” places, antiquing, talking walks, and entertaining with friends and family.  Helping people live the life they want while being their authentic self is Barb's passion and desire.

To learn more about Barbara and her practice, Top Ridge Coaching, CLICK HERE