Jerry Combs - Certified Professional Coach



Jerry Combs is a Co-Founder of Lifetime Guidance and a licensed John Maxwell Team Certified Coach, Speaker & Trainer. His career coaching is inspired by 30+ years of experience as an Engineering Manager and Ergonomist with General Motors. He also served with a faith-based organization, helping individuals overcome life controlling problems and addictions.  Jerry has extensive experience in labor relations, workplace development, continuous improvement, ergonomics, and the development and leadership of Methods Laboratories. He supports the National MS Society as a successful survivor who claims Winston Churchill’s quote, “Never, Never, Never Give Up” as his motto. Jerry holds a BASc Degree in Engineering Management from State University of New York - Empire State College and is a member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, American Management Association, iCoachInternational, and the John Maxwell Team. He is also a Fowler International Certified Disaster Recovery Coach. Jerry is developing innovative methods to guide individuals, Local & State Government Officials and Business Leaders in ways to better themselves and improve the productivity and effectiveness of their organizations and services.

Dr. Scott Parkhurst DHSc, NCC Certified Counselor



Dr. Scott Parkhurst is a Co-Founder of Lifetime Guidance and is accredited through the National Board of Certified Counselors as a Masters Level Counselor with 6 years of clinical experience.  As a 20-year US Air Force Veteran, Dr. Scott has coached many aspiring people in Career Path Planning with both short / long term goal setting and attainment with significant results. Also, Dr. Scott ensured that they were optimally prepared for a military career, or even a civilian post military career. He keeps busy teaching Psychology for Union University in Germantown, TN and his pottery business, Parky's Pottery. Dr. Scott holds a Master of Business Administration degree, a Master of Mental Health Counseling degree, and a Doctorate in Health Sciences. Dr. Scott currently lives in Oxford, MS with his wife, Sherry. They have adult children that have blessed them with eight grandchildren. He is a Christian with a heart for giving, and a love of helping.

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