Meet Nahid


Nahid Casazza (MBA, BCC) is the owner of Nahid Coaching & Mentoring, where she works with clients individually and in small groups to grow more effective as business leaders and independent professionals. She focuses on four critical areas of development: organization, communication, self-awareness, and leadership.

Prior to starting her business in 2002, Nahid spent fifteen years in the high-tech industry, where she was inspired by entrepreneurial leaders who built high-trust cultures that naturally drove performance and results.

Nahid has a Master’s in Business from Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business, a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Michigan State University and is a Board Certified Coach.

As President of the Orange County chapter of the International Coach Federation, Nahid led the team to win the “Finding your Voice” award, distinguishing them among 150 chapters worldwide. She developed the Success Team Program at NAWBO (National Association for Women Business Owners) that helped members accelerate their business success in professionally facilitated groups. Nahid served on the advisory board at Chapman University’s Leadership Services to develop a coaching program specifically for leaders. She has also served as a coach and mentor to MBA students at several universities including Pepperdine and Chapman and has served in NAWBO’s mentoring program for business owners for more than a decade.