Mike McKay, Partner and Licensed Coach
Mike gets up every day to do what he does best – coach business owners and entrepreneurs to perform at their highest level, so they can live a better life, and the people around them can live a better life as well.   His drive is the pursuit of decisive results. Mike is an award winning global top 15 coach.  With experience in the public and privately held business community, Mike started his business in 2012, merging with Susan to create ActionCOACH of Madison, LLC in 2014.

Phone: 608-441-7862

Email: MikeMckay@actioncoach.com

Sharon Chamberlain, Licensed Coach
For decades, Sharon provided enlightened and actionable recommendations based on consumer data.  She shares her insights to help clients’ businesses prosper. Known as a trailblazer in the community by bringing together diverse groups to tackle important issues, Sharon brings significant experience to ActionCOACH.  She’s known for founding the highly-respected Chamberlain Research Associates team, spending 9 years at Wisconsin Gas, and as the first executive on the Citizens Utility Board.

Phone: 608-441-7864

Email: SharonChamberlian@actioncoach.com

Susan Thomson, Partner & Licensed Coach
It’s lonely at the top, and Susan is on a mission to change that.  She’s driven to help leaders make connections, have a safe environment to vet their experiences, and help them gain confidence and skills to transform the businesses and people they have into the businesses and people they want. An award-winning, global top 100 coach since 2010, and co-founder of ActionCOACH of Madison, Susan’s building our local team to make these coaching resources available to Wisconsin business leaders.

Phone: 608-441-7861

Email: SusanThomson@actioncoach.com

Emily Bissen, Marketing Coordinator
Emily is a connector and places her focus on people. To her, strangers are just friends she hasn’t met! She is driven to help people live the lives they have always imagined and connect them to the resources or people to get them there. She can’t wait to get you connected to the people who will not only change your business but change your life for the better!


Phone: 608-441-7865

Email: emilybissen@actioncoach.com

Alicen Shedosky, Executive Assistant
Alicen is a creative problem solver who makes sure the needs of our clients and our team are met every day. With over 5 years of experience in the restaurant industry, she is able to think on her toes and provide a great environment for both her peers and our clients. Alicen always looks forward to meeting and working with our awesome clients.


Phone: 608-441-7860

Email: adminmadison@actioncoach.com


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Kory Dogs, Licensed Coach
Kory has experience as a past and current business owner and has 20 years of experience in the consulting industry – including 12 years in upper management for large, publicly traded corporations. He has helped build successful teams and companies everywhere he has been and has also been a major contributor to the massive growth of those companies. Kory’s passion is to help area businesses grow and, in turn, have a positive impact on their communities.

Phone: 608-441-7863

Email: KoryDogs@actioncoach.com

Joseph, Executive Assistant
Joseph is an Executive Assistant who loves the details and thrives on creating patterns and systems from the whirlwind of daily work. He comes to ActionCOACH with a background of service in Market Research and Advertising industries, as well as Improvisational Children’s Theater history. Joseph is a people person who thrives on finding the unknown or unexpected connections. He has met relatives he never knew, just sitting at a coffee shop or chatting on a bus.