Vince Morales, MPS, MCC, CLC
Founder, Principal Catalyst, & Certified Master Coach

Vince Morales is Founder and Principal Catalyst for Validus Coaching & Consulting, previously known as Zoe Transformation. He is a Certified Life Coach (CLC) and Master Coach (MCC), certifiedMaxwxell DISC Behavioral Personality facilitator, certified John Maxwell Team Coach, Trainer & Speaker, certified Maxwell DISC Method Behavioral Analysis Trainer, and a former Forbes coach. His niches include mindset and self-image mastery. He is 

a leadership consultant offering leadership masterminds, seminars, and workshops. Vince will coach, consult, and empower his clients to understand their mindset, limiting beliefs, perceptions, personal self-image, mental models, and how to make distinctions that target self-sabotaging behaviors hindering personal success and transformation, and leadership growth. These typically result from personal toxic belief systems. Vince also serves as a coaching mentor to aspiring coaches.​ Prior to coaching, Vince served 13 years in law enforcement and has 17 years of entrepreneurial experience (five businesses) since 2002. He is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a proud parent of an active-duty Marine. Vince earned his Master's of Professional Studies (MPS) degree in Psychology of Leadership from Penn State University. Vince is currently a doctoral student at Grand Canyon University where he will earn a Ph.D. in Performance Psychology.

Vince first began coaching and mentoring in 1995 by empowering high school and middle school students with a voice on youth violence/gang issues, bullying, and conflict resolution as well as being a part of the community's grassroots efforts. His coaching was through his role as a school resource officer (SRO) for his department. In addition, through his years of entrepreneurial and administrative experience, Vince teaches professional development courses through his own Empower University. Vince offers a wide range of development programs and life coaching services - from individual life empowerment and leadership coaching & consulting, to specialized development courses, seminars/conferences, and motivational speaking events. Vince strongly believes in the John Maxwell Team mandate on adding value to others and developing leaders to maximize their role of influence within their respective spheres of influence. 


Vince with his wife, Michelle, in San Diego, CA

He and his beautiful wife, Michelle, have been married 34 years and are the proud parents of four adult children and a baby, Radiant Destiny, who passed in 1989.

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