Katy Kvalvik


Katy Kvalvik has been inspiring women and men all over the world to be empowered, lead their best lives, and achieve optimal, lasting results since 2009. The CEO and Founder of the Southwestern Empowerment Group, Katy is a graduate of UC Berkeley and she is a certified executive coach, board-certified health counselor, certified trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, certified yoga instructor, and business mentor.

Katy is an expert in advanced communication skills for high-stakes conversations and presentations, influence and negotiation, and leadership development. She also speaks about integrative health, specifically stress reduction, gut health, chronic pain, and chronic fatigue. She has spoken at conferences like Wisdom 2.0, the Hive Global Leadership Conference, NAIFA Sales Conference, and the Wanderlust Festival circuit. She has worked with companies such as Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Sony, American Express, Beach Body, Singularity University, and tech start-ups like VideoAmp, Pivot Bio, and MediGram to name a few.

While she now works with executives, leaders, and creatives to help transform and inspire them to create a positive impact, greater consciousness in their organizations, and achieve optimal business results, she previously was a leader in the medical device industry. There, she successfully ran multimillion-dollar territories, managed teams under high pressure, and was involved in the creation of leadership programs within her companies. Katy is very aware of the challenges today’s executives, entrepreneurs, and innovators face, which is why she now has dedicated herself to helping and inspiring leaders all over the world to develop strategies for success and achieve optimal results.