Anela Arcari

Anela Arcari, NCC
Intuitive Mentor & Leadership Coach
Transformational Documentary Film Executive Producer
Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Retired

A highly sought-after life coach and transformational leader, Anela is a decorated combat veteran with 28 years of active-duty service in the US Army Corps of Engineers. While in the military, Anela specialized in construction and resource management in both high-intensity austere environments and large military multi-million-dollar construction projects on US and foreign military installations. She is highly successful at building and leading extremely diverse teams, is expert in leadership development and is a praised leadership coach and mentor. Recognized for exceptional problem solving in challenging conditions with significant resource constraints.

Anela commanded her first unit in combat upon graduating college and successfully held various levels of increased responsibility up to and including a very diverse battalion. She is a proven servant leader able to remain calm in the most demanding situations with the innate ability to elicit the very best performance of everyone on the team.

Awarded several military awards at each level including the Bronze Star metal for her deployment to Afghanistan, the Bronze de Fleury Medal given to an individual who has rendered significant service or support to an element of the US Army Engineer Regiment and culminating her career with the Legion of Merit (seventh in the order of precedence of all U.S. military awards). Her company received the Active Army Itschner Award from the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) presented to the most outstanding US Army engineer company during the year.

Most recently, Anela has performed as Executive Producer and assistant editor for a new, transformational film. Different than anything she has done in her career, Anela has used her strong leadership and problem-solving skills to assist with informing the concept, direction, and formation of the film.

Anela has lived and worked all over the world including the US, Europe, the Pacific Islands, Middle East, Central and Southeastern Asia. She holds a BS in Civil Engineering and MS in Education (Leadership Development and Counseling) and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC).

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