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About Us

Our mission is to develop organizations by focusing on people

At AmaniConsulting, we are passionate about developing organizations and the people in them. Our mission is to put balance and harmony back into your organization. We maximize the effectiveness of your employees, leaders, teams and the organization as a whole via HR consulting, integral coaching, customized training and assessmenand organizational development strategies. Our approach is unique to each client situation. We will work with you to determine what services are most needed and will customize the appropriate solution.

Our vision facilitates balance and harmony

In the African language of Swahili, the word “amani” means “peace” or “harmony.” The vision of AmaniConsulting is to facilitate the balance and harmony needed for the success of organizations, teams and individuals through innovative leadership development services.

About Us

Rebecca Armacost, CEO

Rebecca has had a distinguished career with over 25 years of experience as an executive and senior leader in Global Human Resource Management and Organizational Development, She has passion for leading people and organizational initiatives. including leadership development, organizational restructures, executive coaching, team building, conflict management, corporate culture and diversity. Most recently, Rebecca served as the Head of HR for The Penny Hoarder, a digital media publisher with over 17 million regular readers. In her work, she has managed all aspects of large-scale corporate restructures including a continent-wide reorganization involving 4000 employees in 26 countries. Rebecca is an expert mediator and conflict management professional. She has taught mediation classes in open enrollment and customized programs, and successfully mediated hundreds of small and large scale conflicts.


As a board-certified coach, Rebecca has an active coaching practice, coaching executive level clients in many Fortune 50-500 companies, small start-ups, and multi-national charities including General Electric, General Dynamics, Raymond James, World Vision International, and the American Heart Association. Combining her passion for people development and culture, Rebecca’s approach to coaching is to help clients focus on creating an environment where they feel emotionally engaged while successfully contributing to the organization’s strategy. Rebecca engages as a thought partner with clients to help them leverage their strengths and leadership skills to excel in their careers. She facilitates clients through individual awareness activities to help overcome real and imagined obstacles to achievement.


Rebecca holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Furman University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and Design from Fielding Graduate University. Rebecca is a Master Change Agent through GE’s Six Sigma. She is certified as a Professional Coach by the International Coach Federation, and holds many certifications in personal, leadership, and organizational assessments and programs. 


Rebecca has served in numerous leadership positions on non-profit boards where she champions the causes of women and children. She served as the Chair of the YWCA Tampa Bay Board of Directors, and the President of the Furman University Alumni Board of Directors.