I’m Angela Chatham, Founder of Pressing Forward LLC, and a Certified Maxwell Leadership Speaker & Executive Coach.  My team and I work with high-achieving, ambitious individuals and companies.

We bring over 20 years of management and leadership experience from the corporate and private sectors in such industries as oil and gas, technology, health, and legal including companies in the Fortune 500 and Am Law 200 rankings. 

We partner with companies to cultivate dynamic leaders and engaged teams, fostering a passionate commitment that drives them to fulfill their purpose and enhance performance through strengths awareness, impactful communication, and values-based principles. 

Through our programs, we aim to drive a passionate commitment to achieving your company's goals, leading to better performance, increased employee retention, and shared vision. Ultimately, our goal is to contribute to your company's success and bottom-line growth.

We provide interactive, customized coaching and training with a focus on:

1) Leadership Development.
2) Team Building.
3) Personal & Career Development
4) Entrepreneurial Mindset.
5) Communication and Presentation Skills. 

We bring a fresh perspective with our consulting services to help you maximize resources by:

  • Using our unique approach to job analysis, we assist in up-leveling skill sets to increase employee engagement and team effectiveness.
  • Analyzing day-to-day operations, we help streamline processes to increase productivity and decrease expenses.

With this combined process, it results in saving your company time and money which directly affects your bottom line. 

Benefits to Your Company

Here's some of the areas and benefits that you'll see improvement when we work together:

  • Ability to develop leaders and promote employees, within your company, to maximize the investment you have already made with current personnel. 
  • Employee engagement and ownership which increases productivity, and your bottom line by reducing employee turnover.
  • Communication which reduces misunderstandings, confusion, and drama saving your company time and money. 
  • Clarity and focus which improves time management to accomplish top priorities and achieve goals.
  • Company culture creating a positive, team environment where people want to work and stay.

Let's have a conversation.

We would love to meet you to learn more about your objectives, challenges, and goals to see how we could potentially work together.

We desire to partner with you as an integral part of your organization to effect change and growth. We're not looking to do a one-time training and then you never see us again. We want to come along side of you in your company's journey.

True impact comes by bringing awareness, helping employees grow, and embracing new habits which takes reinforcement, measurement, and evaluation.

Let's work together on making a real impact in your organization!

Contact us to get the conversation started.


We understand the importance of cross communication and integration between departments in an organization. 

Extensive experience and knowledge in the following areas:

                     * Operations Management                            * Contract & Insurance Management

                     * Customer Service                                         * Budget and Variance Control

                     * Human Resources                                        * Records Management

                     * Corporate Purchasing                                 * Information Technology

Professional education and training includes:

  • Independent Certified Coach, Speaker, & Trainer of The John Maxwell Team. Angela has been trained by the best in the industry. John C. Maxwell has been called the #1 leader in business by the American Marketing Association and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Inc. Magazine.

  • Speaker Academy Graduate of the National Speakers Association (NSA) New Orleans Chapter 

  • DISC Certified Instructor in Behavioral Analysis

  • Facilitator for the 48 Days to the Work You Love Workshops
  • Active Member in the National Speakers Association New Orleans Chapter.
  • Business Coaching with Elite Coaches such as Jevonnah Ellison (Endorsed by Dan Miller and Michael Hyatt)





  • Dan Miller's Coaching Mastery Program and Coaching with Excellence Program







  • Speak It Forward Program, Kent Julian, Certified NSA Speaker

  • Copywriting Coaching with Sara Anna Powers (Endorsed by Ray Edwards)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business / Information Systems

As a certified Leadership & Executive Coach/Speaker/Strategist, Angela brings a unique style, high level motivation, and valuable insight to each client. She engages each client in the overall process helping them to realize their full potential, heighten their awareness, and bring their creativity to light so that they may reach their goals.

You can find some of Angela's published work online at the GoodMenProject.com, SheOwnsIt.com, Thrive Global, and Get It Together Girl! on BlogTalkRadio. 


If you are looking for a speaker easy to work with who can deliver an engaging, motivational, and educational presentation, then Angela's your speaker! She customizes keynotes, break-out sessions, workshops, and events for her audience.

She speaks on topics to help individuals, teams, and organizations align their leadership and communication with their goals so they can get to the NEXT LEVEL and achieve the RESULTS they desire in their life and business.

For more information on how you can book Angela to speak at your next event, complete our Contact Form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Check out Angela's Speaking Page to learn more.

Corporate Programs

Our Corporate Programs help foster your employees' leadership abilities and empower your teams through strengths awareness, effective communication, and values-based principles, so that they can fulfill their purpose and improve their performance.

We offer workshops, leadership and executive coaching, John Maxwell's 360 Leadership Assessment, and The Leadership Game meant to increase leadership and build better teams.

Visit our Corporate Programs page to learn how we can bring value and serve your organization.







Leadership & Executive Coaching


High-achievers and entrepreneurs will thrive with the right coach. It is important during the coaching process to have someone that you can easily relate to and feel comfortable with, yet challenged and accountable to help you reach your goals and overcome obstacles that may be holding you back. I offer all these aspects to my coaching clients.

Complete my Coaching Application now to see how we can work together and help you get to the NEXT LEVEL.



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