Valerie M. Sargent

Valerie M. Sargent
President, Yvette Poole & Associates

Valerie M. Sargent has a passion for bringing vitality to individuals and organizations. She began her career as a leasing consultant in the multifamily industry, guiding her career through the years toward speaking, training, marketing, consulting and executive coaching. Today, as President of Yvette Poole & Associates, she is a dynamic presenter and consultant who loves to inspire others.

Seeing a need for teams to work better together, Valerie became a Level I and Level II TalentSmart Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Certified Trainer, one of only about 700 individuals across the United States with this certification. She will help your employees increase their EQ, managing their emotions and relationships better on the job for maximum performance through targeted TalentSmart training assessments and classes. Those who utilize her for EQ Executive Coaching find her to be insightful and authentic. Valerie’s signature message, “It’s in the Pause™,” helps you understand how strong EQ and Self-Management skills can preserve positive relationships in the workplace and beyond.

Valerie also specializes in Multifamily Leasing, Sales, Customer Service, Leadership and Motivation. Her engaging and humorous presentation style creates a learning environment that is exciting, inspirational and memorable, helping companies develop productive associates and teams who love their jobs. Areas of expertise include: Speaking, Training, Coaching, Marketing, Consulting, On-Boarding, Telecommunications, Team Building, Corporate Retreats and Leadership Conferences.

Although raised in the Midwest, Valerie happily resides in Orange County, CA and loves living near the coast. She has a wellness business, Vitality by Valerie, and volunteers for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), an organization that advocates for abused /neglected children. Valerie acts as Executive Director for the MBC, a trade organization representing private broadband operators. A lifelong learner, Valerie loves educating others, impacting change and making a difference.


Keynotes, Training, Emcee, Conferences, Retreats, Executive Coaching, Strategic Consulting