A visionary leader, Coakley has diversified Coakley Brothers to meet customers’ evolving needs, including Facilities Management, Warehousing, Logistics, and Office Furniture Installations. This foresight keeps Coakley Brothers at the forefront of the industry while creating a more seamless experience for customers.
In 2012, she launched an office furniture and space planning division, Brothers Business Interiors (www.BrothersInteriors.com) providing interior design, construction management, furniture specs and move management. The firm represents over 200 commercial furniture manufacturers, providing multiple options at multiple price points, and is the exclusive dealer for West Elm Workspace (www.WestElmWorkspace.com).
In 2013, she opened a self-storage facility, Stadium Self Storage (www.StadiumSelfStorage.com) that provides climate-controlled facilities both large and small for residential and commercial clients.
Coakley also co-founded the Office Moving Alliance (www.OfficeMovingAlliance.com), a 42-member international network of commercial moving, storage, and office furniture specialists. All OMA members are prequalified and must adhere to authorized procedures employed systemically throughout the network.
She acknowledges the key to her success is her ability to identify, develop, and motivate employees who in turn respond to customer needs and instill trust in those they serve. She believes that her employees’ growth leads to better customer outcomes.
It is this forward-thinking philosophy that assures Coakley Brothers’ success through the next generation, and beyond.
Coakley graduated from UW-Madison.