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We Develop Leaders & Teams People Love to Work With

We support small to mid-sized businesses, startups, and non-profits whose HR teams need a strong partner who can lighten their load, deliver high-quality work, and create results that last.

Why Us?
Focused Experience
We pride ourselves in building effective partnerships with HR leaders and line managers. We understand intense work environments, the pressures leaders and employees face, and the support people need to be successful and develop sustainable high performance. Our services are scalable and flexible, whether you choose customized services, leadership coaching or one of our programs or workshops.
Measurable Results
Our programs and services include assessments, goal setting, and progress tracking. When partnering with us, you receive progress reports throughout the engagement. 
Plus, we monitor and measure ourselves
We continually measure client satisfaction and results to keep us at the top of our game. Here are results from our recent client surveys:
Meeting expectations (average): 10.0
(Scale of 0-10, where 0 is not meeting expectations and 10 is fully meeting expectations of the program or engagement)
Percentage change on leadership effectiveness (average): + 33%
Likely to recommend program to a friend or colleague (average): 9.4
(On a scale of 0-10, where 0 is least likely and 10 is most likely)

Our Method


Our clients achieve their goals because we use a proven methodology. Our proprietary “APS METHOD” helps leaders expand in the 3 most critical pillars of leadership:

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And our approach to it

In addition, we believe that leaders learn and grow the most when programs incorporate these 3 elements:

Knowledge transfer

Not everything can be solved through self-discovery. As trusted coaches and leadership development experts, we equip our clients with frameworks, tools, and proven practices that support their effectiveness and ability to navigate new or challenging situations.

Personalized Support

A reason why leadership programs don't create lasting results is the Knowing-Doing Gap. Our work always involves personalized support to ensure every client knows how and when to use new tools or apply new insights and behaviors. Plus, we're on their side to help remove hurdles and challenges on their journey of growth.

Social Learning

Social learning fosters collaboration and diverse perspectives, which organically helps to enhance a leader's ability to adapt to various leadership styles and situations. It also enables leaders to acquire practical insights and real-world problem-solving skills through peer interactions and by observing other leaders being coached on relatable challenges.

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Our Vision


We are on a mission to create workplaces where work is not seen as a source of stress but as a source of connection and fulfillment and a path to provide value to others and make a positive impact. This transformation starts with leaders.

Our team



Founder, Head Coach
Ramona Shaw is a certified professional leadership coach and trainer with the mission to help develop confident & competent leaders people love to work with. Through coaching and training programs, she helps managers develop effective leadership skills to build and develop thriving teams that deliver results amid an increasingly complex, uncertain, and frequently changing work environment. After graduating with a Master's Degree in Finance, Ramona entered the field of private equity. She soon led key strategic projects and international teams in Switzerland and the United States for nine years as a VP of Client Services at a renowned global private equity firm. She now specializes in designing and delivering development programs and workshops for leaders to strengthen their communication skills and leadership presence and increase their contribution to the organization through enhanced effectiveness and improved team engagement.
Shawn Stewart


Shawn Stewart is a seasoned software engineer with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and content management systems. In addition, as a people leader and a driver of organizational change, he understands how to adapt to transformative technologies and motivate teams to embrace new opportunities.
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Time Management Coach
Alexis is a productivity, time-management and efficiency expert.  She spent the first 15+ years of her career managing operations and HR at several early-stage start-ups, where there was always way more to do than people to do it.  But she also believes that work-life balance is essential for everyone, even though the definition may be different for everyone. As a result, Alexis began to develop and implement productivity systems in the companies she worked for, and in her life, to ensure that goals were met, balls were not dropped, and that, most importantly, she and those around her were feeling good. Alexis' productivity and time-management systems, techniques, tricks and hacks can be customized to any team or individual.  Her aim is to help you do all that you want to do, with less effort and less stress. Alexis is also SPHR, SHRM-SCP and RCC certified.
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Executive Assistant
Brandy holds a Masters of Business Administration degree and numerous financial licenses. She is a former Assistant Dean of Business and has taught management, leadership, and organizational behavior classes in the higher education environment for over 10 years.

Now What About the Name'Archova'?

There are 3 elements that inspired our logo and name.



What Next?


Are You Ready?

Let's Talk & Clarify Your Goals

Are You Ready?

Let's Make a Plan & We'll Get to Work

What Are You Waiting for?

Observe The Changes in Your Leaders & Their Teams