Our Coaches

Equip 2 Equip LLC was started in July of 2009.

Joe Cavanaugh III

Joe Cavanaugh III

President

President – Joe Cavanaugh III is married with five sons and three grandchildren. Joe has extensive experience in the business world as founder and President of Stereo West Inc, he has also served in C-Level positions for several nonprofit organizations. Joe worked as the Lead Partner of The Gallup Faith Division from 2005 through the summer of 2009. His years at Gallup underscored the global reality that personal self-awareness was the foundation of leading a fulfilling and abundant life. Since 2002 Joe has coached over 2,000 individuals and trained hundreds of StrengthsFinder and Life Coaches throughout the US, Southern Africa and the Asia Pacific Region. Joe also loves public speaking and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences, universities and churches. Joe became a published author in 2013 with his book The Language of Blessing published by Tyndale House Publishing and digitally available in Kindle, Nook and E-Book versions as well as paperback.

In addition to his numerous coaching certifications Joe is:

Licensed and Certified Professional Paterson LifePlan Facilitator

Licensed MCORE Coach,  Consultant and Certified National Trainer.

Certified VIA Strengths Coach and Consultant

Licensed Paterson StratOp Facilitator 

StrengthsFinder Coach: individual, team and full 34 as well as a Strengths Coach Trainer in all three areas.

Jon Reid

Jon Reid

Vice President

Jon Reid has been a life long mentor and has been Life Coaching since 2002. Jon brings valuable experience and perspective from a distinguished career as a senior partner in a prestigious law firm.  With extensive training in Gallup StrengthsFinder, VIA Character and Virtues and a licensed Paterson LifePlan facilitator Jon brings a rare level of professionalism to all of his coaching clients. Early in his adult life,  Jon discovered that he had a passion for mentoring and equipping others, and has invested countless hours into the lives of young adults. Jon brings that same dedication to each of his Life Coaching clients.

Licensed and Certified Paterson LifePlan Facilitator

Certified MCORE Coach and  Consultant.Certified VIA Strengths Coach and Consultant

Licensed Paterson StratOp Facilitator 

Certified StrengthsFinder Coach: individual, team and full 34.

Certified VIA Strengths Coach and Consultant

Emily Brummund

Emily Brummund

Senior Coach and Facilitator

Emily Brummund’s breadth of experiences have prepared her for her true calling in coaching.  Emily spent over 15 years in the corporate, governmental, and non-profit sectors. After leaving public service, Emily began to pursue her dream of coaching in order to see people discover their unique design and gifting.  Emily has also traveled overseas to coach as well as work with various international ministries. Emily is currently based in Portland Oregon.

Certified Christian Leadership Coach

StrengthsFinder Coach: Individual, Team and Full 34

Certified MCORE Coach and Consultant

Licensed and Certified Patterson LifePlan Facilitator

Certified VIA Strengths Coach and Consultant

Shirley Alther

Shirley Alther

Administrative Assistant

Shirley Alther’s life purpose is to encourage her family while reaching out to assist others in discovering their unique purpose. This purpose is highlighted through her work experiences and the love and support for her family. Shirley brings a high level of organizational and planning skills as well as a strong desire to offer assistance to everyone, if only to listen with a smile. Shirley and her husband have lived in Omaha for the past 15 years and have two children. Shirley enjoys reading, camping and traveling.