About Ignite Success Partners

After starting, growing and selling multiple Plumbing, HVAC and Electrical companies in 12 years time, Laura wanted to share her knowledge and expertise with other business owners in the home services sector. During the same time, Caitlin obtained her Doctorate in Leadership and became sought after Leadership & Executive Coach. Working with business owners to identify opportunities for growth and provide the tools necessary to achieve their entrepreneurial goals was a shared passion. Laura & Caitlin bring expertise to support businesses across all areas including leadership and management, financial, operations, sales, marketing, training, success planning, recruiting and hiring talent, and to planning and executing exit strategies.

You have a vision for the future and it’s our mission to help make it a reality.

Laura A. Wood, MBA

Business Coach

Laura Wood is a successful entrepreneur, project manager and business coach. Growing two home services companies from $1m to $26m in 10 years and executing successful sales of both in 2021, Laura decided to use her knowledge and experience to help other business owners. With a unique background that spans corporate business development and small business creation and growth, Laura provides strategies to businesses in all phases. Laura has over 20 years of experience leading teams, companies and projects and brings a vast set of skills to each engagement.


Leveraging her education and personal experiences, Laura is able to provide in-depth analysis and recommendations that are tailored to each business that she works with. Using a blended approach of analyzing current workflows and creating new structures and processes to increase efficiency, Laura crafts a customized approach for each company that she supports. With expertise in home services industries, such as HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical. Whether you are interested in starting, growing or selling your company, we have the help to get you there.

Laura has an MBA in business operations and is a member of multiple Best Practice Groups and professional home services organizations.

Caitlin Donohue, DrPH, MPH

Leadership and Executive Coach

Caitlin Donohue is a healthcare leader and certified leadership coach. With over 15 years of experience leading teams of all sizes, she has a deep understanding and appreciation for the opportunities and challenges facing leaders today. She has experience coaching early, mid, senior, and executive leaders to become better leaders, have greater impact, and create a more fulfilling life for themselves.


Leveraging her personal leadership experience plus her education and coaching certification, Caitlin has created an evidence-based approach to coaching. Her personalized and customized coaching approach helps clients get clear about what is important to them, unlock answers that exist within themselves, and act from a place of internal knowledge and trust in themselves. Through this coaching approach, Caitlin helps clients move confidently in the direction that is important to them towards a more fulfilled personal and professional life.

Caitlin holds a Leadership and Performance Coach Certification through the Brown School of Professional Studies and ACT Leadership and is a member of the International Coaching Federation. 

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Leadership from the University of Illinois at Chicago.