At Center Channel Coaching, Dr. Bob Kirby is a professional personal and organizational coach, credentialed as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation.

With a career spanning nearly fifty years, Bob (1) experienced the public and private education sectors, (2) gained extensive retail and wholesale business expertise, (3) developed a referral based residential real estate business as a broker, (4) founded and ran five businesses, and most recently (5) followed the call to the ministry leading small, medium, and large congregations with multiple staff for nearly two decades as an ordained elder.

His educational background as a gifted teacher with a master's degree in business management, a master of divinity degree, and a doctorate in church leadership, coupled with his vast experience in the business world, have given Dr. Bob Kirby a unique and valuable perspective.  He brings all of this to bear with his personal coaching clients, as well as in his coaching for organizational development and church revitalization, and in leading strategic planning in business and congregational settings.

Dr. Kirby is also a certified Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry Specialist (TIIMS), serves on its denominational board, and connects his coaching approach to that ministry, which gives the process even greater positive impact.

Bob knows that the critical key to moving forward is for us to gain clarity in our personal lives and in our organizations, and as we name the truth and better understand who we are and what we believe we are to accomplish, we will have uncovered the vital elements that will successfully move us ahead to be all that we were created to be.

"In recent times in my life I have been faced with some important decisions...  I have found wonderful guidance, affirmation, and encouragement in the coaching of Bob Kirby.  Bob listens with great care and focus, frames things very well..." - Walt U.