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Jim Merhaut

Jim Merhaut is the founder of Coaching to Connect, a coaching and training service for leaders. Jim offers keynotes, workshops, and classes on a variety of topics including leadership, lifelong faith formation, intergenerational faith formation, and organizational development.

Jim holds a Masters degree in religious education with an emphasis on adult formation. He also holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation.

Jim has authored and co-authored several books and articles on lifelong faith formation and intergenerational faith formation. He was a Pecha Kucha presenter at the 2017 Intergenerate Conference and contributed to the book that developed out of the conference.

Jim has been married to his wife, Debbie, for over 30 years. They have five adult children and live in Youngstown, OH.

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