University of California, Santa Barbara


The Coaches Institute (CTI)
Integrative Enneagram (iEQ9)
Center for Creative Leadership 360
U.C. Berkeley Certificate Program: Leadership & Management    University of Washington: Nonprofit Management Instructor


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Megan Prentiss

Program Manager & Career Development | Leadership Coach

Oakland, CA


Megan is a certified coach who heads up our career coaching practice and program manager at Growth Axis with responsibility for all program staffing, client management and coach relations that collectively delivers high corporate systems impact. In her work as a coach and trainer who works with highly motivated individuals seeking to achieve greater impact, effectiveness, purpose and fulfillment. Megan has earned a reputation for notable areas of expertise:

  • Achieving goals through conscious choice
  • Gaining new skills that unleash new levels of performance & personal effectiveness
  • Undoing self-limited beliefs/ shifting mindsets through teachings of neuroscience, evolutionary psychology & mindfulness
  • Navigating times of change, volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity
  • Building high-performance teams


Megan has more than 20 years of executive experience in heading up in marketing, employee engagement, customer service and sales teams for both small and large corporations, like Akamai Technologies and CREDO Mobile in addition to handling Fortune 500 accounts two for global communications firms: Waggener Edstrom (WE) and Weber Shandwick. In 2018, Megan joined Growth Axis to program manage its distinctive systems-oriented executive coaching, team and leadership development practice.

Megan has led pro bono client engagements for more than three years at the Taproot Foundation, which aims to build the infrastructure of social change organizations and nonprofits. Megan also is a former mindfulness instructor for the San Francisco Education Fund and service lead for the Mindful Service program at a Bay Area-based corporate learning company.