Coach Bios


Caroline Ceniza-Levine is a career and business expert, writer, speaker and co-founder of SixFigureStart®. Prior to her move into coaching and training, Caroline spent 15 years in strategy consulting, executive search and HR. Caroline is a repeat guest on CBS, CNN and Fox Business and has been quoted in BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Fortune, Inc, MORE, Newsweek, NPR, Real Simple, and Success Magazine. Caroline is a career contributor for and and formerly wrote for Forbes, CNBC, and Portfolio. She is the co-author of 2 books: “Six Steps To Job Search Success” (2011, Flat World Knowledge); and “How the Fierce Handle Fear: Secrets to Succeeding in Challenging Times” (2010, Two Harbors Press). Caroline teaches Professional Development and Negotiation courses at Columbia University and received a grant from the Jones New York Empowerment Fund for her work with the mid-career professional. A classically trained pianist at Juilliard and Manhattan School of Music, Caroline stays active in the arts, performing stand-up comedy. Connect with Caroline on .


Connie Thanasoulis-Cerrachio, career coach, writer, speaker, Gen Y expert and co-founder of SixFigureStart®, has a 25-year career with leading Fortune 500 companies including Merrill Lynch, Pfizer and Citigroup. Most recently, Connie was the Chief Operating Officer for Merrill Lynch Campus Recruiting, where she helped to streamline the campus recruiting efforts in the United States, with that of Europe and the Pacific Rim regions. Connie is a career columnist for,, and and teaches Professional Development at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. Her career advice and job market insights have been extensively quoted including mentions in ABC, Crain’s NY, BusinessWeek,, and WNYC radio. Prior to recruiting, Connie held a variety of positions in both marketing and sales. Connie is a graduate of New York University.

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