Meet Our Coaches

When it comes to adoption, our professional certified coaches have been there, and lived that. Their passion is supporting families through the questions, paperwork, interviews, and all of the relationship twists and turns that an adoptive family experiences.

You don't have to do it alone.
  • Sally Ankerfelt

    Adoption Coach
    Co-Founder, GIFT Family Services, LLC
    Transformational Coach, Founding Coach, Renew Family Coaching

    Sally is an energetic, committed professional coach. She has over 20 years of personal adoption experience including international, transracial, and older child adoptions.

    Sally brings with her an open, down-to-earth style that affirms the gifts of each person as well as the unique gifts of each family.

    Learn More About Sally
  • Susan David

    Adoption Coach
    Co-Founder, GIFT Family Services, LLC
    Founding Coach, Select Destiny Coaching

    Susan is a certified performance and relationship coach. Informed by a wide variety of life experience, she embraces nearly 30 years of personal adoption experience including international, trans-racial, and domestic adoptions.

    Learn More About Susan
  • Joann DiStefano

    Co-Founder, GIFT Family Services, LLC
    President, Coaching4Movement, Inc.
    Adoption Coach

    Joann is a certified relationship coach.  She has over 30 years’ experience in the family area.

    Learn More About Joann
  • Gayle Swift

    Co-Founder, GIFT Family Services, LLC
    President, Coaching Pathways
    Adoption Coach

    Gayle is a certified coach, Adoptee Rights activist, and an award-winning author. 

    Learn More About Gayle

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