The Leader In Distance Coaching
The company’s programs are based on technology that has been successfully implemented since 1997. Hummingbird’s current web-based consumer coaching sites include MyHealthCoach.com, AboutMyKids.com, Executive Health Coach, and PersonallyGreatCoaching.com, developed in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Center.
Company Chairman Dr. Neal Mayerson has been an innovator and active in the fields of psychology, business, and philanthropy. He is a licensed clinical psychologist having specialized in the field of health psychology for many years. He is President of The Mayerson Company, a wide-ranging real estate investment and management company, and runs a philanthropic foundation that has distinguished itself by its innovation and involvement in the fields of educator professional development, inclusion of people with disabilities, civic engagement, and child abuse treatment. Together with Dr. Martin Seligman, the father of Positive Psychology, Dr. Mayerson helped launch the new scientific field of Positive Psychology by founding the not-for-profit organization, Values In Action Institute. Because of his latter role, Dr. Mayerson integrates the latest findings in Positive Psychology into Hummingbird's proprietary coaching methodology to keep it on the cutting edge. Dr. Mayerson is also the producer of the award winning CD Hidden Treasures, which is a musical tribute to the legendary King Records.
CEO and President Sean Slovenski is recognized as a health care industry visionary, with over 15 years experience in prevention and wellness. He started his career by helping to invent and manage one of the nation’s first large-scale telephonic wellness and health coaching product lines. Envisioning the widespread usage of the Internet, Mr. Slovenski pioneered the delivery of health and fitness coaching online, including the development of the first generation software to support online coaching and the first broad-spectrum coaching product, MyHealthCoach.com. Mr. Slovenski also has developed and managed major hospital-based fitness centers.
Chief Coaching Officer Dr. Donna Mayerson is the developer of the company's training model and a licensed psychologist. She is a gifted therapist and coach with uncanny powers of intuition and sensitivity, and can quickly discern core issues and suggest pragmatic ways of dealing with problems. She brings this special talent to her work in training and mentoring coaches. Dr. Mayerson earned her M.Ed. in Special Education and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, and has worked extensively with children and families in public and private practice settings. She is an active community volunteer, serving on a number of non-profit boards and committees addressing issues of public education, inclusion of people with disabilities, and service learning.