Red Clay

Calpurnia “Red Clay” McLean is the CEO and Founder of Red Clay Coaching & Consulting, LLC. A certified life coach, Red Clay is a Life Strategist known as the “Roadblock Buster” in the coaching arena. She partners with business professionals and C-Suite Executives who have experienced roadblocks and setbacks in their careers, and in their lives, and turn those roadblocks and setbacks into stepping-stones.

Red Clay started her professional career as a United States Marine. After serving on active duty, she worked in some of the Washington, D.C. area’s top law firms and then entered federal civil service. Having more than a decade of coaching experience and over twenty years of personal and professional development experience, she offers a variety of coaching services from one-on-one coaching, group coaching, webinars, and workshops. She is also available for seminars and keynote speeches.

Coach Red Clay earned her M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies and Joint Professional Military Education, both from the U.S. Naval War College. She also earned a M.S. in Management, Graduate Certifications in Leadership Theory and Organizational Development, and a B.A. in Paralegal Studies, all from Marymount University. Red Clay is also a member of the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. 

She currently lives in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area and enjoys relaxing on the beach, exploring as a creative, and working with youth. 

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