Considered by many to be one of Los Angeles’ top coaches, Gretchen Hydo is a certified and credentialed coach (specializing in life coaching, relationship coaching, business coaching, and executive productivity coaching), as well as a keynote speaker, nationally syndicated advice columnist, and thought leader. She helps women and men, from a variety of backgrounds, all of whom are ready to make significant and substantial changes. Through her insight and ability to ask challenging questions–coupled with a defined process and purpose–she helps clients reach for the stars, achieve their loftiest goals, and change their lives for the better.
Gretchen has spent over ten years working, hands-on, with individual clients, name brands, and notable companies. Before becoming a certified professional coach, Gretchen launched and operated a successful public relations firm, Chatterbox PR Ink. Her ability to provide entrepreneurial tools, PR acumen, and real-world practical advice have all contributed to the unprecedented results she produces for her coaching clients today.
Gretchen is a frequent speaker, trainer, and executive coach at Universal Music, the University of Southern California, and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. As a thought leader in her field, she is regularly featured in A-list publications, including the Chicago Tribune and Fast Company. She is also the author of #AskGretchen, an advice column (syndicated in WE Magazine for Women, Valley Women, and PunchBubKids) that offers readers insight regarding relationships, business, careers, money, and love.
Gretchen lives in Los Angeles with her husband of over 15 years and two children.