founder & owner
"When I first met Lauren, I was in a job that barely paid the bills and I was joyless. I had just returned to the workforce after being injured at a previous job. I was low in confidence, drive and in an unhealthy relationship. I knew I wasn't living to my full potential and she was the light that helped me realize my dreams and the steps necessary to chase them. She encouraged me to find a job that I could find passion in and gain the experience I needed. I found the perfect job working in a daycare and started going to school to be a teacher. I am now in my 6th year of teaching and cannot imagine my life without pouring into my TK students every week. I am grateful for Lauren's amazing nature to nature others to follow their dreams". - Billie Louise Cueto
Delighted Coaching was founded in 2015 by Dr. Lauren Patterson. With over 20 years business experience, she has a broad knowledge base in business practices, strategic planning, operations, sales and marketing, process improvement, accounting practices, and human resource management.
She holds two Doctoral Degrees in Theology with an emphasis in Leadership and Coaching. Additionally she holds a Master Degree in Christian Counseling, a Bachelors in Human Resource Management and an Associates in Business Administration. She is motivated by her passion and love for coaching individuals to pursue their greatest dreams and actualize them. She is very talented in drawing out vision, encouraging and strengthening motivation, and guiding individuals with strategies that produce results.
She actively serves on the board of Be Finally Free, Inc. a local non-profit based on out Bakersfield, California. As well, she actively serves as the Director of the Christian Coaching Program for Summit Bible College, also based out of Bakersfield, California with extension and satellite campuses all around the world.
You can catch her enjoying a fresh cup of coffee at several of the local coffee shops or out and about in the community serving, or attending events that support unity, creativity, culture, and positivity.
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