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Suzy Drapkin

Suzy Drapkin
Co-Founder / Principal / Executive Coach

Suzy Drapkin


Ms. Drapkin has a unique collection of business, counseling, administrative, financial, and entrepreneurial skills.  Her expertise includes over 25 years of experience in the public sector as a clinical and career counselor, instructor, diagnostic vocational evaluator, MBTI® Master Practitioner, Certified Job Loss Recovery Program® Coach, and Certified Conflict Resolution Facilitator. In the business world, she has worked as a career management/out-placement consultant, workshop trainer, executive software recruiter, and executive coach.

As Co-Principal of Drapkin Goodwin, Suzy focuses on helping individuals successfully navigate career transition and/or entrepreneurship goals. She provides executive coaching in leadership, portfolio enhancement, personal branding, negotiation, and behavioral based interview training. Ms. Drapkin enjoys working with organizations to build successful employee retention and/or outplacement service programs.  Drapkin, with several certifications in career management tools directs the career assessment process ensuring individuals and organizations receive the appropriate assessment tools.

Previous roles included CEO of Career Achievers, a private career counseling practice, Executive Coach at DBM, a $MM international human resource, outplacement and executive coaching organization, Vocational Counselor/Job Developer for Texas Center Point Vets, and Career Counselor/Evaluator for The Board of Cooperative Educational Services.  She was Executive Director of The Drapkin Institute for Music Entrepreneurship, a venture for teaching musicians how to forge their own careers in music.

Ms. Drapkin has conducted workshop presentations around the country, including Texas State University, California Institute for the Arts, The Brevard Conference on Music Entrepreneurship, Northwestern University, University of South Carolina, Lipscomb University, and more.

Drapkin holds a M.S. degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Boston University and a B.S. in Special Education from Southern Connecticut State University.

Suzy is very proud to have worked with hundreds of veterans helping them in their transition from the military into the civilian work force.  Ms. Drapkin has earned numerous awards for her work with DBM, The Connect Forward Job Club, and Junior Achievement.  She received the JCAA’s Community Service Award.

Contact Suzy: 512-590-2545; [email protected]