Rei is a Self Leadership Coach, Certified Mentor Coach, and the Founder of Realign Project. She is passionate about working with purpose-driven professionals in non-dominant groups, especially BIPOC, AAPI, immigrants, and women, to empower themselves as leaders at all levels to create a positive impact. Rei has coached over 1000 clients internationally across industries to live and work from a resonant place of authenticity and alignment with their core values and vision.
Before becoming a Professional Coach, Rei worked at the forefront of the advertising industry for over 17 years as an Associate Creative Director / Art Director at major global advertising agencies in NYC. Her extensive experience building compelling brands and storytelling contributes to her coaching work with leaders and entrepreneurs to elevate their personal brands.
Originally from Tokyo, Japan, Rei moved to Massachusetts at the age of 15 by herself to attend High School for the Arts and has lived about two-thirds of her life in the US. Rei is fluent in English and Japanese and has professionally translated a five-star rated published book, Sushi Chef: Sukibayashi Jiro, from Jiro Dreams of Sushi. She and her husband live in NYC with their beloved pitbull, Prince, and tuxedo cat, Zoe.
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