Aurora Geis, PCC


Melissa Mahan, PhD, ACC

Secretary 2021-2023

Susanna Clavello, ACC



Director of Social Responsibility


Aurora Geis holds her Professional Coaching Certification, PCC, with ICF and is a certified iPEC - CPC & ELI-MP Coach. She serves as the National Director of Strategic Relationships & Head Leadership Coach with New Apprenticeship, the nation's first Digital Marketing and College Degreed Data Analyst, Cyber Security and IT Apprenticeship Program. Aurora is also founder of A GO STRATEGY, a registered minority and woman-owned coaching, coaching and consulting company. She serves businesses, executive and emerging leaders, as they build their companies, culture and careers on purpose through a value-based performance coaching strategy. You can contact Aurora Geis at president@icfsa.org

Melissa K. Mahan, PhD, ACC is the Secretary of the ICF San Antonio Chapter Board.  Melissa serves as the Associate Vice Provost of Academic Innovation for Professional and Continuing Education with the University of San Antonio and previously served as the Vice President for Education and Foster Coaching, where Melissa developed and directed the Life Coaching program for Family Tapestry, a division of the San Antonio Children’s Shelter. The unique coaching program created pathways to success for older foster youth who are preparing to exit care. Melissa has over 25 years of experience and is passionate about coaching individuals to achieve their dreams despite past trauma. 

Melissa is a CliftonStrengths® Certified Coach and a Certified Wellness Coach. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Northeastern State University, a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Education and Human Relations from Oklahoma State University.

For any questions about our chapter, contact Melissa at secretary2023@icfsa.org.

Susanna Clavello, ACC is an IPEC and ELI certified Emotional Wellness coach. Susanna helps individuals overcome life and work challenges while also building resilience and breaking down the inner barriers that might keep them from realizing their true potential. By doing so, Susanna seeks to bring a sense of balance, peace, and self-awareness into the lives of those she coaches. Contact Susanna Clavello with any question on our latest strategy and activities at socialresponsibility@icfsa.org.

ChiChi Anyanwu, PhD, CPC 

Director of Development

Carissa Gay, MCC

Past President 2019-2020

ChiChi is a strong leader at CPS Energy a the Interim Director of Organizational Development and Culture.  Her expertise includes leadership development, employee experiences, performance management, succession planning, educational alliance and HR analytics.  To learn about how you can sponsor or become a strategic partner with ICF, contact ChiChi at: development@icfsa.org.

Carissa Gay holds her Master Coaching Certification, MCC with ICF and is a Hogan and EQi-certified Career & Leadership coach and President of ICF San Antonio. As founder of Courageous Leaders, she helps professionals discover and live out their leadership brand and has become one of San Antonio’s leading coaches. She partners with the Center for Coaching Excellence to train managers in effective coaching skills and lives to bring out the inner leader of those she serves. For our latest vision and strategy, you can contact Carissa Gay at past-president@icfsa.org.

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