Carroll Welch

Caroll WelchCarroll is a career coach and counselor who was a practicing employment law attorney prior to initiating her coaching career. She supports individuals at all levels on issues involving career and leadership development, transition and reentry into the workplace. As a fully committed collaborative partner, Carroll coaches her clients through the work of articulating a career vision that will serve as a guide through transition or change toward success and accomplishment.

Coaching Style

Carroll aims to provide coaching support that has ‘backbone and heart’: she is passionate and sensitive, yet entirely practical and objective. Her commitment is to supporting the client in achieving what is needed for career growth and progress, whether that is a refreshed plan for action, a new insight, greater clarity or increased confidence. The depth and breadth of Carroll’s perspective has proven invaluable in her client engagements. As one client described, “she seem[s] to see both the big picture and the small picture, and manage[s] both seamlessly.”


Prior to starting her career coaching practice focused within the industries of law, banking and finance, technology, engineering, the arts and other areas, Carroll provided coaching and counseling support to attorneys at a New York City area law school. As a director of a program for reentry professionals, she has had extensive experience coaching individuals through reentry into the workplace, as well as supporting them as they plan for parental leaves.
As a practicing employment law attorney at two major law firms, she provided legal support to corporations across the United States on workplace policies and issues.

Carroll has written and spoken frequently on career development topics, including on national radio programs, and at professional associations, university alumni consortia, law firms, and other organizations.

Training and Qualifications

Carroll received a certificate in Executive and Organizational Coaching from New York University. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and holds their Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential. Carroll received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.