Mitzi Schawo, MS, PCC, CPC

Certified CareerCOACH™


CareerCOACH™ Services of Atlanta, Georgia
Waynesboro, GA 30830

Mitzi Schawo, Certified CareerCOACH

Mitzi Schawo is a Certified CareerCOACH™, dedicated to guiding her clients through present challenges to heightened career success. Mitzi works with professionals in all industries with particular focus on areas of technology, military transition, and vocational rehabilitation. She serves clients in the State of Georgia, as well as across the US and globally through videoconferencing.

As an extensive multi-hyphenate with multiple career coaching certifications, Mitzi chose to become a Licensed and Certified CareerCOACH™. In her words, “the CareerCOACH System™ allows a standardized, thorough delivery to each client. This system has been proven through years of data and verified successes.”

Mitzi has enjoyed a truly diverse career, which enriches and informs the experience she draws on when working with her coaching clients. Mitzi began her career while still in grade school, answering phones, growing into processing payroll, tracking inventory, verifying new-hire onboarding documents, and eventually running day-to-day operations in her family’s aerospace-industry machine business. Among many other private sector roles, she worked as HR director and commodities purchasing agent for a Colorado dairy farm and provided safety training in Spanish for international team members. She also served as inventory specialist and commodities purchaser for one of the Big 3 oilfield companies. Within the government sector, Mitzi served in the US Navy Reserves and separately worked for the Department of Defense.

A continual learner, Mitzi earned a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership: Strategic Innovation and Change Management from Colorado State University. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Human Resources, also from Colorado State University. In addition to her CareerCOACH™ Certification, she is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and a Coach Training World Certified Professional Coach (CPC). Additional skills include being a Tiny Habits™ Licensed and Certified Coach, IAP Career Coach Certified, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Certified (Comprehensive Certification), Goal-Setting Mastery Certified, and a University of Colorado McNair Scholar. She gives back as a Make StartUps – StartUp Mentor and an EverWise Career Growth Mentor.

It’s clear to see that Mitzi’s education, training, and professional and life experiences make her a uniquely-qualified CareerCOACH™ and Mentor. On top of these qualifications, Mitzi has a relatable, no-nonsense style that lets you know you’ve got a strong ally in your corner. An intuitive listener, Mitzi has a particular ability to hear what is unsaid, address it, and help clear roadblocks to achieving your goals. Mitzi explains, “My purpose is to help people own their confidence, be accountable for their choices, and create internal space for growth.”

Mitzi’s proudest moment was when she graduated from the United States Navy Boot Camp – at age thirty-three. She looks forward to helping you achieve your next “proudest moment!”

“Every single person you ever meet will put a smile on your face … some when they walk in the door, others as they walk out!” – Mitzi Schawo