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Kathy Krul-Manor

CEO • Founder


Kathy Krul-Manor is the Founder of KKM Leadership and has built her career on being a strategic advisor and performance coach to senior leaders and organizations. 


Kathy started her career as a Human Resources Business Partner and moved into the Global Talent Strategy & Operations space with Deloitte in 2008. She spent 14 years with Deloitte and started KKM Leadership in 2020. 


Kathy is passionate about developing the next generation of leaders and will be teaching Organizational Development at SDSU in the Fall of 2023.

Kathy is a Certified Executive Coach, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, and holds the SHRM-SCP and Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) certifications. 


Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Kathy relocated to San Diego in 2014 with her husband and two dogs. They recently added another rescue dog to their pack as well! When not empowering and inspiring her clients, she loves to hike, do yoga and spend time at the beach.

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Brita Loppnow

Coach & Talent Advisor

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Alison Egeberg

Executive Coach, Strategic HR Programs


Manisha Dhawan

Learning & Leadership Coach

Brita Loppnow is a certified SHRM-CP HR consultant dedicated to being a trusted partner and advisor. Brita brings 10+ years of HR experience from start-ups, small businesses and McKinsey. Brita holds a Master ofBusiness Administration degree with a concentration in Strategic Leadership and Organizational Behavior. She is also a Certified Life and Career Coach (CLC).


Brita’s HR specialties range from core to strategic HR. The dynamic core HR projects Brita has supported include developing processes, policy creation, and implementing HR and Talent management systems. She enjoys supporting clients with strategic HR initiatives like employee programs, employee engagement, performance management, transformation playbooks, Talent Acquisition, and other people-centric strategy projects. Brita has worked with organizations across the US and globally.


In her free time, you can find Brita enjoying the sunshine with her two dogs (Franklin and Marlowe), stand up paddle boarding at a nearby lake or on the coast, backpacking solo around the world, or perfecting her cribbage skills.

Alison Egeberg is a certified Limbic Leadership & FASTer way coach who has 15+ years of experience as a leading female in various global companies. Alison holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Sociology from the University of North Dakota, as well as a Master’s in Organizational Communications and Human Resources from Western Illinois University. 

In addition to these accolades, Alison has led large HR organizations with 50+ people under her guidance as the Director of Global HR Business Partnering at a medical devices company as well as the Chief Human Resources Officer at a global digital media technology company. In addition to being a vital part of large international firms, Alison also consults various companies ranging in size and industry by assisting them in exploring, defining, and executing tangible steps to bring their mission to life. She also coaches women to design a life they love, feel more confident in, and achieve what matters most. 

In Alison’s free time, she loves traveling (she’s visited over 20 countries!), scuba diving, playing golf, exercising and spending time with her husband and daughter. 

Manisha Dhawan is an ICF-accredited executive coach, consultant, speaker, and facilitator with over 2 decades of experience as a strategic partner to her clients. She started her career in her family business where the had the opportunity to work across every function. She spent several years leading global digital transformation and change management initiatives, including at PwC, Deloitte, Slalom and Taco Bell Corp. Manisha’s specialties include emotional intelligence, communication, career development, and culture assessment.  She is passionate about elevating leadership skills and team effectiveness. 


Manisha holds an MBA and B.S. in Chemistry from University of California, Irvine, and her coaching certificate from iPEC. She is an authorized EverythingDiSC partner, certified in emotional intelligence, Design Thinking, and Energy Leadership Index (ELI).  


In her free time, Manisha enjoys spending time at the beach, traveling, exploring new restaurants, and connecting with others.

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