HOPE DeROCHA, PHR, SHRM-CP, has more than 20 years experience in human resources as a corporate leader, consultant and motivator. Her recent career shift was inspired by participation in a Whole Life Leader Program where she was introduced to the science of positive psychology and character strengths. By leaning into her own character strengths of Kindness, Love of Learning, Leadership, Creativity and Humor, This path of living positively is The Hopeistic Way and it has become the core of Hope’s coaching practice. She guides others down a similar path, so they can shine a light on what is best in themselves and transform their own lives, positively! The Hopeistic Way not only inspires individuals, but transforms organizations by developing more engaged and effective teams.
In addition, Hope partners with Wisdom of Wellness, LLC and engages her strengths to design and host soul centering retreats and wellbeing workshops. She continues her passion for inspiring positive change in women through her position as a Board Member with The Women’s Employment & Resource Center and serves as Chairperson of their Annual Luncheon and Program Development Committees. Hope’s recent speaking engagements included: the Capital Region Human Resource Association’s Annual Conference and UAlbany Alumni Association’s webinar series.