Colette Young

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Occupation Speaker; Seminar Leader, Mentor
Location Dallas, Texas, United States
Introduction Colette Young started ExecuMate because she felt compelled to share her life journey of challenging opportunities and joyful successes as a top executive spouse. In 2005 Colette followed her husband Larry’s career to Dallas, Texas where he now serves as President and CEO of Dr Pepper Snapple Group. As the wife of a successful, top corporate executive for 20 years, Colette young knows the value of being a supportive spouse and all the challenges and opportunities that come with such a role. Colette received a B.S. and M.S. of Music Education from MO State University. Her own success in business and life includes a career as a professional musician, pianist, vocalist, and passion for golf (single-digit handicap). She combines them in her speaking and coaching to create a memorable and engaging experience. She draws on her broad experiences as an educator, musician, business owner, golfer and importantly, a helpmate to her husband’s career to present a unique message. Her message is one of balance in life and work—sharing a journey of unending opportunities, fearless decisions and win-by-choice outcomes through attitude, adaptability and accountability.