ICS Coaches

The Integrated Coaching Solutions team offers a range of knowledge and specialization to meet almost any client need.

M.J. Jiaras, Psy.D. President, Integrated Coaching Solutions, Inc.
An executive coach, motivator and cultural change expert, Dr. M.J. Jiaras blends his academic learning with 20 years of practical experience to help executives achieve rapid results in their quest for excellence. M.J. customizes his approach to meet the needs of the individual or corporation and adds his unique combination of enthusiasm, insight and humor to every session. Powerful executives in a diverse range of businesses highly recommend his high impact presentations and training sessions. Read what our clients say.

M.J. holds a doctoral degree from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. A graduate of Coaches Training Institute, M.J. is also member of the International Coaching Federation and the American Psychology Association.

Debra Loftus, Ph.D.
Dr. Debra Loftus specializes in delivering high impact solutions to improve individual, team and organizational performance. She combines her experience with the CEO/COO leadership levels with a deep understanding of what’s needed to incite individual and organizational change. She is a former Fellow in the Harvard University School of Medicine and holds a doctorate degree from Northwestern University.

John Blattner, Ph.D.
Dr. John Blattner is an organizational consultant with more than 25 years of experience in executive and management level assessments. He is frequently called upon to develop strategic plans to help executives who are facing family and career crises. John earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Fielding Institute and has advanced training in Critical Incident Stress Debriefings (CISD).

Sarah Singer-Nourie, M.A.
From teambuilding to executive coaching, Sarah strives to uncover the genius, play and power in each person she works with. Her inspiring, high-energy presentations use research-based theories and practical teaching to open possibilities for growth. She is an internationally recognized educator and coauthor of Quantum Teaching: Orchestrating Student Success, a manual for bringing new life to the art of teaching.

Sandra L. Stewart, MBA
Sandi has more than 15 years of organizational and coaching experience, helping managers, entrepreneurs and career changers catalyze their work and teams. Trained as a coach with Coach University and Corporate Coach University, Sandi helps clients identify their strengths and challenges. Her MBA degree and a career history in management, marketing and strategic planning for a range of industries give Sandi a thorough understanding of the challenges today’s executives face.

Brian Fieser, Psy.D. Principal, Talent Management One, LLC
Brian is an expert in integrating talent management software systems with strategically linked business processes. This focus helps clients increase the effectiveness of their systems and provides leaders with the knowledge and ability to drive organizational strategy. As a consulting psychologist, Brian has worked with organizations in retail, wholesale, software, construction, utilities and insurance. He’s also been an educator for more than 12 years and is member of Loyola University Chicago faculty.


Group programs for CORE Leadership and CORE Rhythm are created and facilitated by Dr. M.J. Jiaras – with help from a team of talented coaches and world-class musicians.


Mary Lothrop
Mary is an HR Consultant and talented Coach.

Chris Yadron
Chris recieved his MA in Psychology with a Master of Divinity 


Steve Ford
Steve Ford began playing the piano at age 6 and has played professionally in Colorado Springs, Spokane and even aboard a Russian cruise ship. His career includes composing music for films and TV commercials for clients such as Allstate, Michelob and American Airlines. www.stevefordmusic.com

Alan Berliant
Alan is a master musician, wise-man with the deepest groove in town.

Jim Hines
Drummer Jim Hines has toured and recorded with Brian Wilson, one of the original Beach Boys, for nearly 10 years. Jim has also worked with violinist Jerry Goodman, blues folk legends David Bromberg and Richie Havens and many other renowned recording stars. www.jimhinesmusic.com