Coach and President
In addition to being a coach, Pete is AskRomeo’s President. A former Navy jet navigator and carrier aviator, he is a civilian pilot and FAA Flight Instructor who also tends bar in the Washington, DC area for fun an profit. His other interests include pursuing a musical education focusing on piano, percussion and bass guitar, as well as occasionally providing articles as a Contributing Writer to popular Washington, DC lifestyle site KStreetKate.net. When he is not working out or flying his own airplane, he spends time sailing on the Chesapeake and the Potomac. Pete will be attending the Authentic World “Train the Trainer” (T3) course beginning in October, 2013, at the Boulder Integral Center.
Pete brings 21 years of military leadership and organizational experience to AskRomeo and its clients, as well as an ability to troubleshoot problems and identify sticking points for our students. He lives life to the fullest and his mission is to teach others to do so as well, so that they can also truly live a life they love.
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Coach and Co-founder
Jae brings over 14 years of performance coaching and communications training to the AskRomeo team, and has been coaching in the dating and relationships niche since 2006. He co-founded the company and served as its Chief Executive Officer during its most critical growth periods, overseeing the company’s strategic direction, marketing activities, partnerships, and culture. He continues to mentor his successors and returns on occasion t0 run live group training events and workshops.
Jae recently married his bride Jennifer in May 2013.
In addition to working within AskRomeo.com, Jae is also the Chief Marketing Officer of a technology startup, and, coaches other entrepreneurs and small business owners. Connect with him on Facebook orLinkedIn.
Ivy has over 15 years of coaching experience, and has worked for Fortune 500 companies and a prominent university. She is also an accomplished Salsa Dancer, and gives male clients a clearly communicated female perspective on their progress.
Jeffrey Platts is a coach, writer, and workshop facilitator who is passionate about helping men and women get back to their power as they connect more deeply and live authentic lives that truly inspire them. Always blending the practical with the spiritual, he brings insights from his own real life adventures and as a lifelong student of spirituality, psychology, communication and personal growth.
Jeffrey also heads up authentic relating events at Authentic DC
, teaches yoga, salsa dances and DJs. You can find out more at his website
or follow him on Facebook
Melanie holds a BA and MA in Communication from Stanford and is passionate about healthy sexuality, dating, and relationships. She has served in a number of capacities, including founding and acting as Managing Director of a NYC-based start-up non-profit dedicated to ending the cycle of sexual abuse in the Jewish community.
Melanie is committed to helping others achieve the success they want in their relationships with their own sexuality as well as connection with others, and truly believes sex cannot be removed from the spiritual path.
Find out more about Melanie at her website.
Coach and Manager of Client Programs
Sandy graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in health and human development (family studies) and a minor in women studies. She also serves as Executive Director of Avalon Homes, overseeing care and treatment for people suffering from Alzheimer’s and Dementia.
Sandy is an adventure junkie with a soft-but no-nonsense coaching style, who drives her students to improve themselves even when their own insecuirites are holding them back… When coaching, she applies “a strong hand in a velvet glove”.
Ellen has a background in Psychology with a focus in Social Psychology and gender issues. She has a long history of informal coaching under her belt, and she brings fresh perspective to the areas of dating and relationships.
Ellen has a strong positive outlook on life and tries to bring that energy to her clients to help them see their lives in a new way and with new possibilities for growth and change.
Coleman is not only a dating coach but also a professional martial artist (and a skilled dancer). He served in the United States Army for six years and is currently working towards a degree in business management.
Coleman has led motivational seminars for children and teens in the Los Angeles area and seeks to help and inspire the youth of tomorrow.
Allen has been a student of psychology, sociology, and women’s studies since 1999, and coaching men and women since 2006.
Allen’s coaching style is direct and blunt, balanced with fun and excitement. He believes that it is that balance of openness and adventure that invariably leads to success.