ABOUT

Peter Callahan
Founder & Lead Coach

Peter Callahan is a partner, Dad, and certified professional coach with over 1,000 hours of coaching experience who believes in our human capacity to lead with courage and compassion. As a leadership and life coach, he creates space for connection and growth through Fresh Perspectives, which he founded in 2014.

Peter has held leadership positions in multiple industries, has a degree in Business from the University of Rhode Island, and has dedicated his life to personal and professional development. He has certifications in coaching, leadership, and mindfulness, has served on various nonprofit boards, and is a 40 Under 40 Award winner.

Peter loves to hike, ski, and travel, and currently lives in Naugatuck, CT with his wife Mackenzie, daughter Clare, and mother-in-law Patti. He is also in training to become a pilot (one of his life-long dreams)!

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credentials at a glance

  • 1,000+ hours of professional coaching experience

  • Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF)

  • Certified Professional Coach through the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC)

  • Mindfulness Teacher Training through UMass Center for Mindfulness

  • The Inner MBA Certification through Sounds True, LinkedIn, and Wisdom 2.0

  • Leadership Certifications through Leadership Greater Hartford and NWCC Leadership Northwest

  • B.S. in Business Management & Entrepreneurship through University of Rhode Island