Who We Are

Whittney Beard, PCC


Whittney co-founded the Synergy Coaching Group with Tali. She has since begun coaching exclusively for the international law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP as the firm's West Coast Career Coach. Whittney is not available for individual coaching.

Prior to becoming a coach, Whittney practiced law as a corporate finance and securities attorney, working as an associate for Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a global AmLaw 100 firm. In addition, she practiced as in-house counsel for an international corporation and was formerly a professor of law, teaching the law of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and remedies to law students at California Western School of Law. Whittney holds a J.D. from UCLA School of Law and a B.A. in Sociology from UCSD. She is a certified graduate of the ICF-accredited Accomplishment Coaching Coaches Training Program, a 12-month intensive, cutting-edge professional coaching course.

Contact Whittney via email by clicking here. Or reach her by phone at (619) 723-2791.

Tali A. Thomas, PCC

Principal and Co-Founder

Tali is an extraordinary coach, trainer and leader. She is a Professional Certified Coach and a Graduate of the ICF-accredited Accomplishment Coaching Coaches Training Program. As a coach, Tali has worked with clients within multiple industries including healthcare, engineering, technology, commercial real estate, government and non-profit. Before becoming a professional coach Tali was part of a team that founded a successful international publishing company with divisions in the U.S., Canada and Australia. In just two short years, the company grew to a customer base of over thousands of retailers worldwide, including Wal-Mart, Ritz Camera, Babies R Us, Michael's and Target.

Tali holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Arizona. In addition, she holds a leadership role within Accomplishment Coaching to train and lead groups of individuals learning to become Ontological coaches. Tali understands clearly that real growth for business owners, executives and organizations is based on the fine blend of human beings continuing to reinvent themselves and the continuous generation of business and revenue.

Contact Tali via email by clicking here. Or reach her by phone at (858) 365-7325.