About Da-Nay

Da-Nay MacklinDa-Nay “The Conquering Coach” Macklin is an Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Certified Life Coach and Career Consultant. She specializes in life purpose and transitional coaching providing her clients the luxury of being able to live life by design rather than default.

Prior to starting her coaching business, Da-Nay strategically landed positions working for powerhouse Fortune 100 companies including Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, and Nestle. Her professional background reflects her diverse client base representative of traditional & non-traditional roles. She has achieved results by leveraging an array of experiences lending valuable knowledge and understanding to her clients while demonstrating her ability to transition and reinvent oneself in and out of the marketplace.

Da-Nay has a Bachelors Degree (BS) in Business Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her coach training and Certified Christian Life Coach (CCLC) certification from the Professional Christian Coaching and Counseling Academy (PCCCA). She is a member of Coach Training Alliance (CTA). Additional coach training includes Comprehensive Coaching U, Incorporated and The Coaching Institute.

Da-Nay is the Founder and President of Da-Nay Macklin Incorporated, where she is dedicated and passionate in assisting clients to design individualized lifestyles based on their passion and purpose. She approaches coaching from a holistic perspective. With Coach Da-Nay you will be equipped and empowered to successfully navigate changes and transitions while breaking free of any obstacles potentially holding you back from the life you desire to live.

Da-Nay has been featured on Fox Chicago’s “Perspective” as a subject matter expert and various radio stations.  She is a published contributing author for The Unstoppable Woman’s Guide to Emotional Well-Being, where she co-authored the chapter “Confront Your Past to Conquer Your Present”. Da-Nay also holds many leadership positions to include Vice President of the Speakers Authors and Publishers Association (SPAA), Board Member of Women of Vision & Destiny Ministries (WOVD), Career Facilitator at the Dunamis Woman Life Coaching Institute, and a member of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW). She is also a contributor to numerous publications to include the Junior Achievement’s “Ask the Expert” program, Dunamis Woman Magazine, CareerMakeOverCoach.com, Amateur Sports News Network’s “Coaches Corner”, and her proprietary monthly newsletter “Life Purpose Tips”. Da-Nay has spoken at numerous seminars, conferences and workshops focusing on empowering and encouraging audience across the country and was featured on the BOSS Network’s “Behind the Business: A Real Look at Women in Leadership”.

Da-Nay currently resides in Chicago with her loving husband Christopher, where they are devoted parents to their beautiful daughter Makayla, along with their fur-baby.

Da-Nay is available for speaking engagements, such as workshops, seminars, boot camps, webinars, radio shows, and other events geared towards churches, youth groups, corporations, and other organizations.

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