Jerry Combs - Certified Coach / Teacher / Trainer / Speaker

Jerry Combs - John Maxwell Team, Nashville, Tennessee

Jerry Combs is a Greater Nashville, TN based John Maxwell Team Certified Speaker, Trainer & Coach and Co-Founder of Lifetime Guidance. His coaching is inspired by 30-plus years of experience as an Engineering Manager and an Ergonomist in the automotive and optical manufacturing industries. Jerry has been providing Career Path Planning and Professional Resume Development services since 2010. He also served as an Anger Management Instructor with a faith based organization, helping individuals overcome life controlling problems and addictions. 

In his roles as an Instructor and a Career Coach, Jerry is best known for his quote, "Other than your reputation, a carefully prepared Resume and Cover Letter are your next best opportunities for you to make a great first impression".

Jerry holds a Bachelor of Applied Science - BASc Degree in Engineering Management from State University of New York - Empire State College. He has served in Student Advisory/Lecturer positions with Colleges & Universities. He also has lectured at conferences representing the automotive industry as a Senior Member of IIE (Institute of Industrial Engineers) and a Licensed MTM 1 Predetermined Time System Instructor. Jerry is a member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. 

Jerry has extensive experience in labor relations, team development, organizational behavior, preproduction planning and the development/administration of Methods Laboratories. Jerry effectively Co-Led a team of engineers, technicians and skilled tradespeople addressing Ergonomic Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD's), reducing injuries an average of 14% per year annually, for a 10 year period.

Jerry is accredited as both a Certified Professional Coach and Certified Community Coach by Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching, Founders of Sylvan Learning Centers.  

On a personal note, Jerry enjoys fishing and plays bass & guitar in the Nashville, Tennessee area.

Jerry Combs - John Maxwell Team Certified





Lifetime Guidance


Lifetime Guidance is uniquely staffed with both John Maxwell Team / Fowler International Academy Certified Professionals along with experienced emotional well-being NBCC Certified Counseling professionals. This unique partnership of providing Certified Coaching together with Certified Counseling is helping people resolve today's issues while actively planning for a better future. This is "THE LG DIFFERENCE". 


Our combined 50 years of management and effective leadership experience are available with Lifetime Guidance worldwide.

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Dr. Scott Parkhurst DHSc, NCC Certified Counselor/Life Guide


Dr. C. Scott Parkhurst is an Oxford, Mississippi based NBCC (National Board of Certified Counselors) Certified Counselor and Co-Founder of Lifetime Guidance. He is best known for his work as a therapist in helping others discover their strengths and areas in life needing development for the purpose of becoming better balanced in their total Mind, Body and Spirit.

Dr. Scott is accredited through the National Board of Certified Counselors, and is a Masters Level Counselor with 5 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, Scott ensured that they were optimally prepared for a military career, or even a civilian post military career.

He has served as a Aerospace Science Instructor at both Utah State University and Liberty Technology High School in Jackson, Tennessee.  Dr. Scott has previously served as an Adjunct Professor at University of Tennessee - Martin and is currently teaching at Union University in Germantown, Tennessee.

Dr. Scott is a jazz pianist/performer and holds a Bachelor of Arts - B.A. Degree in Music from the University of Northern Colorado. He is an accomplished leader and motivator. Dr. Scott truly cares for others and instills a positive attitude of confidence in everyone he meets. In addition to Life Coaching and Career Counseling, he provides Emotional Well Being Care with Lifetime Guidance.


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