Ms. Mikaela Schaefer

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Mikaela Kate is passionate to see you and your business reach its full potential. As a leadership expert and guru she loves working with companies to see the different generations come together to increase communication and collaboration in order to make it a Dream Workplace.

A speaker, writer, and coach, Mikaela Kate has invested twelve+ years in developing leaders from college-age men and women and older. Her past experience in ministry, leading multiple teams, and engaging in one on one development makes her highly qualified to coach teams and individuals to achieve their goals. More recently she has worked in the manufacturing industry, the retail and clothing industry, the financial sector, start-up businesses, and with various independent sales teams.

A graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in marketing, she discovered her unique gifting for strategic thinking, people development, and investing in the growth of teams. These skills later equipped her to plant a church (Veritas Church, Iowa City, IA) with five other staff members.

From there she moved to Sheffield, England and worked as the Young Adults Leader at St. Thomas Philadelphia. In 2013 she returned to America to start her own personal development coaching business ( and also became a Partner at Dream Workplace to help companies solve their people problems and grow the potential in each of their employees.

Mikaela currently lives in South Carolina, where she enjoys lots of time on the beach and spoiling her three nieces and nephew every chance she gets!