Susanna Shamim, M.A., SPHR, CPRW, CPCC, CLC

Executive Career Consultant, Executive Coach

and Personal Branding Strategist

Refining your  Brand and Positioning you for Professional Success

Hi, I’m Susanna. 

I believe in empowering you to take charge of your own destiny.  As a  Coach and Consultant, my goal is to help you realize your vision for a better career and reach your leadership potential. 

What Makes me Uniquely Qualified to Help You?

I have a passion and drive to help my clients succeed!

And I have a talent for bringing out the best of in you through my intuitive assessment of your talents and leadership potential.

With three decades of business experience, working with C-level executives and senior leaders in public, private, higher education and small business environments, I leverage my rich reservoir of knowledge and expertise for your success.


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30+ Years Executive Experience

  • Founder, Executive Career Consultant of Hi-Point Career Solutions, an award winning firm with clients in U.S. and abroad.
  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner of a management consulting firm, Beacon Management Group.
  • Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for a matrix subsidiary of a $3B multinational publicly held company .
  • Dean and Director of Development – Los Angeles Community College District-Chancellor’s Office.
  • Founding CEO of an economic development start-up, L.A. PROSPER
  • Vice President for Regulatory Affairs of a publicly-held $300M national education company.
  • Director, Management Consultant – firm started by a White House Senior Policy Advisor to a U.S. President.
  • Launched four different nonprofit organizations.
  • Currently serve on the boards of two nonprofits.

Advanced Education & Academic Prep

Master’s Degree, Public Policy Analysis, University of West VA

Bachelor’s Degree, Double Majors, Political Science & French (Summa Cum Laude), Fairmont State University, WV

Post-Graduate Studies, Human Resource Management, University of California Los Angeles

Certificates of Professional Expertise

  • Certified Executive Coach ( CLC)
  • Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC)
  • Certified Executive Resume Writer (CPRW)
  • Certified Storyteller
  • Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by HR Certification Institute
  • Certificate, Business Leadership, Disney Business Institute

Awards, Recognition and Leadership

  • Recognized as Best Career Coach by
  • Recipient of Best Career Guidance and Resume Development Business in 2019 – Pasadena, CA
  • Recipient of over a dozen Commendations from CA State Senators, Assembly-members, and U.S. Congress
  • President’s Advisory Board for Pasadena City College
  • Member, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

My ApproachSusanna Shamim

I help you identify, define and capture your brand and also guide you to communicate your value to a prospective employer or client.

You are a leader in your profession, a team leader, a passionate professional. What is your professional POV? How are you perceived in your industry and the larger community?

I identify these unique qualities and articulate your brand through your personal branding documents and social media (resume, CV, Bio, LinkedIn profile) and coach you for success in communicating your value to your employer/audience.  My approach opens doors for conversations that lead to opportunities.

My advisory support has helped professionals and executives land coveted positions with six to seven figure compensation.

As an Executive Career Consultant I have guided and advised executives and entrepreneurs unleash and realize leadership potential, empowering your success.

Don’t Wait Any Longer.  Start Forging Your Own Career Path Today!