Pernethia (Penny) Arrington is president and owner of Vision Speaks Coaching, a company inspired by Habakkuk 2:2-3. She is a highly accomplished leader with a notable, multi-discipline career spanning more than 15 years who extended her reach by starting Vision Speaks Coaching, a company that specializes in coaching excellence as a lifestyle. Her clients’ transitional experiences are based on the pillars of Excellence, Empowerment, Education and Exuberant Energy.
Turning dreams into reality, aligning resources to needs, inspiring quick results and joy during the journey is Pernethia’s specialty for individual, group and team visions. Corporate professionals, business owners, community leaders and cross-generational prospects engage “Coach Penny”, as she is known, as a trusted advisor to guide them through the process from vision to success. As a business professional and innovator, Coach Penny leverages creative coaching techniques, pragmatic strategies, crucial conversations, and collaboration to assist clients in clearly defining goals and plans to get the best results while unleashing their power to be their best selves.
Pernethia is a highly accomplished PMI, SAFe©, ACC certified Project Management Professional/Coach. She has extensive experience and has a knack for turning grey content into something tangible and brings experience as a corporate executive, certified coach, accredited project management professional, program management, previous executive director of a youth mentoring organization.
In addition to life coaching, Pernethia’s span of coaching specializations includes soft-skill, vision and strategy development as well as leadership, relationship, career, transition and peak performance mastery. She has a proven ability to quickly assess, learn, apply knowledge and lead change. In 2015 she joined ACC as an instructor as one of the experts in conflict resolution, crucial conversations, positive psychology, agile coaching and cultural competence and humility. Most recently she has been participatory on various panels on the topics of healing and diversity and inclusion. She is a Certified Creative Coach, a product of the training provided by Academy of Creative Coaching (ACC).
Pernethia’s educational background is equally as impressive, having a Phi Beta Sigma Honors designation with a Bachelor of Science in Math, Minor in Spanish and Africana studies from Rutgers University, a Masters in Information Systems from Stevens Institute of Technology, a PMP from the Project Management Institute, SAFE agile (SA, POPM, SM) and Creative Professional Coach Certifications from Scaled Agile and Academy of Creative Coaching respectively.