About Us

About Us

Inspiring Change, Creating Success

Southwestern Empowerment is a division of Southwestern Consulting, a member of the Southwestern Family of Companies. Formerly known as Performance Empowerment Group, Southwestern Empowerment was founded in 2009 with the mission of providing tools and strategies for executives and leaders that elevate performance.

The company's people-centered approach enables individuals to experience powerful breakthroughs that will help create sustainable results in their personal and professional lives.


Transform and inspire today’s leaders to create a positive impact and greater consciousness in their organizations and in society.


To empower individuals and organizations by giving them the tools, training, and accountability needed to find and develop their deeper purpose, ignite positive change, and achieve lasting results.


Create global impact by empowering people with advanced skill sets to fulfill their missions in life.


Southwestern Empowerment is guided by: integrity, trust, commitment, excellence, empowerment, vision, transparency, harmony, and uniqueness.


From executive and leadership development coaching to unique, content-rich public events, we leverage our experience to provide straight-forward, dynamic programs that reliably solve existing challenges and provide lasting results.



Founder and President

Katy Kvalvik has been inspiring people around the world to lead their best lives with optimal, lasting results since 2009. Katy is a certified executive coach, board-certified health counselor, certified trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, certified yoga instructor, and business mentor.

Katy is an expert in advanced communication skills for high-stakes conversations and presentations, influence and negotiation, and leadership development. She is also an authority in integrative health specifically stress reduction, gut health, chronic pain, and chronic fatigue.

After suffering two major accidents, healing her body, and deciding that people should not have to suffer the way she did to get answers, Katy founded and created the Harmony Method®, an integrative total lifestyle system and series of online programs designed to build a strong foundation for a healthier, more productive life. Katy has spoken at conferences and events across the country and has been featured on several online and television media outlets.

Katy is very aware of the challenges today’s executives, entrepreneurs, and innovators face, which is why she now has dedicated herself to helping and inspiring leaders develop strategies for success.

For more information on Katy or the Harmony Method®, visit www.KatyKvalvik.com.



Project Manager

As an integral part of Southwestern Empowerment, Tiffany Sawyer uses her skills of adaptability and problem-solving to handle the consistent change that occurs within a growing business. Her responsibilities range from event planning and business operations management to content creation, company branding, and marketing.

Before joining Southwestern Empowerment, Tiffany served as the Director of Publicity for a nonfiction imprint of HarperCollins Christian publishing. As publicity director, she worked on national book release campaigns for New York Times bestselling authors. Tiffany is also an Associated Press and Emmy Award-winning news producer and summa cum laude graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where she ran cross country and track, and earned a degree in Mass Communications.

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