The death of her 14 year old son, Connor in a small plane crash led Shari O’Loughlin on a journey to be the Executive Director of the Compassionate Friends.  Shari is a transformational life and business coach, speaker, and author of Life from the Ashes.  Shari believes that discovering what’s on the other side of loss and tragedy can help us to lead more powerful lives filled with meaning and joy.


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