Saori Choulos

Board Member


Saori is a leadership and career coach helping managers be more effective leaders by creating meaning into their own lives and organizations. With over 25 years of leadership and management experience, Saori specializes in leadership development, team dynamics, and career planning.

She guides her clients to gain clarity and confidence in their unique strengths, values, and interests and to take actionable steps towards their career goals. As a MBTI® certified practitioner, Saori incorporates personality type to improve communication, interactions, and team development. Saori also incorporates art into some of her workshops as a way to work “below the surface” individually as well as to bring people together.

Saori has led individuals and teams at VSP Global for twenty years in the areas of relationship management, diversity & inclusion, and strategic partnerships. As a community leader, Saori leads the Mentoring Asian American Professionals (MAAP) program through OCA Sacramento and serves as Director of Outreach and Business Engagement for Align Capital Region.

Saori is a graduate of Sacramento State (B.S. & M.B.A.) and a certified Senior Professional Career Coach (SPCC). Leadership development is a continuous journey, which she is a Senior Fellow of the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program (NELP) and American Leadership Forum (ALF).