Coach meet the team - ActionCOACH

The Team

Brad Sugars


Brad Sugars is the Founder, Chairman and President of ActionCOACH, the world’s number one business coaching firm with more than 1,000 offices in 50 countries. Not only did he guide the company to new levels of growth over the past several years, he also set direction in terms of vision and strategy for ActionCOACH worldwide. He is also responsible for the company’s culture – enrolling and inspiring the entire ActionCOACH team to live and abide by our 14 Points of Culture, guidelines that help set ActionCOACH apart as a company and that truly make it the world’s leading business coaching firm.

James Vincent

Coaches Coach

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
Well in short ActionCOACH is all about abundance and helping others succeed, has a massive vision, and is at the forefront of business and personal growth…who wouldn’t love working here!

What are your favourite past times?
Playing games and having fun with my children. Nothing better than a summer day in the back garden playing all day long. BBQ, fun, smiles, laughter and many games!
Plus…fine single malt, taking my beautiful wife out for nice meals, family holidays and watching action movies!

What are your top three 14 points of culture?
Commitment, Excellence and Abundance

What’s your favourite quote?
‘Get busy living or get busy dying’

Mark Bowen

Business Growth Specialist

07581 738550

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Mark has over 20 years business experience from top 100 plc’s to managing and owning a number SME’s.  Having lived the highs and lows that business brings it is Mark’s mission to make sure that no business closes its doors.

Mark has doubled divisional turnover to £40 million in three years, negotiated and managed contracts adding seven figures to profit annually and won contracts as an SME owner with national companies who had only ever been supplied by other national businesses.

Mark helps you make business simple, so life is more fun and profitable.  Mark hasn’t ever met a business owner who hasn’t had issues around Time, Team or Money.

As a client of Mark, not only will you benefit from Mark’s years in business but also proven systems that have been built up over a quarter of a century, helping tens of thousands of businesses around the world.

Laura Thorburn

UK Marketing

Why do you love working for ActionCOACH?
Everyone has the same mindset – we are all making a positive difference to the business landscape. The amount of personal development and learning opportunities ActionCOACH offer is incredible and the whole community including employees and franchise owners, are very supportive and a lot of fun.

Tell us something about yourself…
My title is ‘Lady,’ that’s right…I am Lady Laura Thorburn!

Favourite holiday destination…
I love to travel down to Cornwall with my family; this also means that I can take my dog Archie. But my favourite holiday was spending a month in Indonesia!

What’s your favourite quote?
‘If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late. If you’re late, you’re a disappointment.’ – James Vincent, Managing Director.

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