Trina Howard, ACC, ATF, CSM, CPC

Certified CareerCOACH™


CareerCOACH™ Services of Downtown Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, IL 60616

Certified CareerCOACH™ Trina Howard; CareerCOACH™ Services of Downtown Chicago, Illinois

Trina Howard, ACC, ATF, CSM, CPC, is a Certified CareerCOACH™, dedicated to guiding early-to-senior career professionals in finance and IT consulting toward more fulfilling and financially-rewarding careers. Holding numerous career development certifications, Trina is a TTI Success Insights® DISC Certified, TTI-Motivators® Certified, and CareerCOACH Certified™ career advancement expert. She serves clients in the Chicago Loop area in Illinois, as well as across the US and internationally.

Trina brings more than a decade of experience in coaching financial services and information technology professionals in every phase of career coaching, including career assessments, goal-setting, résumé and LinkedIn profile optimization, interview preparation, job search strategies, career transition support, skill development, compensation negotiation, and long-term career planning. On top of her deep skills and education, Trina has a coach’s heart, through and through.

Trina chose a career in coaching, because, as she says it, “Nothing brings me more fulfillment than empowering others to realize their true potential and land their ideal career roles. Witnessing the transformation and growth of my clients, helping them discover their unique strengths, and guiding them toward their dream careers is a privilege that fills my heart with joy.”

Trina specializes in coaching early-to-senior professionals seeking IT consulting careers. Having started her own career in IT consulting with Accenture, Trina understands the challenges and aspirations of the IT-consulting career journey. This connection empowers her to guide and support her clients with empathy and relevant insights. Changing jobs or adjusting career paths is a major transition in life. That’s why Trina is driven to be a source of encouragement, helping you navigate the complexities of the industry, find your unique strengths, and embrace your potential to create a thriving career in IT consulting.

An exceptional coach is more than just a good listener: She also needs to ask the right questions, at the right moment. And that’s another thing that sets Trina apart – her innate ability to ask powerful questions. When you work with Trina, she’ll take you deep into your aspirations, strengths, and challenges, and from them, she’ll extract valuable insights to help you discover your own answers and solutions, guiding you forward into a confident and fulfilling future.

With so much education and experience under her belt, Trina chose to earn her CareerCOACH™ Certification and offer the CareerCOACH System™ to her clients for its unique approach in cultivating a tailored career planning path. The CareerCOACH System™ offers the most robust and complete approach to improving your career – and is a proven process for helping you find the right job in less time.

Trina earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Information Systems from Loyola University of Chicago. Her certifications include: Certified Professional Agile Coaching (ICAgile ICP-ACC); Certified Professional Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF); Certified Scrum Master (CSM); International Coaching Federation Certified Professional Coach (ICF-CPC); and International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC).

“Your career is a journey, not a destination.”
~ Ralph Marston