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Bio - Alicia Maness, MS, OT/L, eYT, CEC, ACC

Alicia is an ICF-certified executive coach and the founder of Channelbright, a leadership accelerator for the talent pipeline. With reverence for science and spirit, she supports established and rising executives with generating power, influence, and impact. Her backgrounds as a psychosocial occupational therapist, yoga teacher, authentic relating facilitator, and corporate creative for Fortune 500 companies give her the range and depth required to engage clients in a transformational process. In 2022 she was invited by Marshall Goldsmith to join the inaugural cohort of Forefront, Powered by 100 Coaches, an initiative to nurture the next generation of leaders in coaching, leadership, and talent development. Learn more at,, and by connecting with her on LinkedIn.


Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT),

      San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature (BA)

     Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY

     Cum laude

Coaching & Facilitation Training

     Center for Executive Coaching (CEC) - completion of CEC and ICF ACTP / ACC Certification

     Coaches Rising - Neuroscience of Change - completion of CE studies 

     Positive Intelligence & Mental Fitness Coach - completion of training with Shirzad Chamine 

     Coaching From Essence (CFE) - completion of core competencies with Robert Ellis

     Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) - completion of practitioner training

     Licensed Occupational Therapist (OT/L) - specialty in mental health and trauma informed care

     T-Group for Interpersonal Dynamics - graduate of Crystallin Dillon's Facilitation Apprenticeship

     Universal Tao - TaoTantra Health Practices - graduate of Facilitation Program

     Certified Experienced Yoga Teacher (eCYT) - 800+ hrs of training, 600+ hrs teaching

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