In California, Lorraine has worked with students, job seekers, and employees in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and Napa including Alamo, Albany, Berkeley, Burlingame, Danville, Corte Madera, Cupertino, El Cerrito, Fremont, Hillsborough, Hercules, Moraga, Marin, Menlo Park, Oakland, Richmond, Walnut Creek,  San Ramon, Sunol, Los Gatos, San Francisco, San Mateo, Menlo Park, Hercules, San Leandro, Concord, Antioch, Pleasant Hill, Saratoga, and San Jose.

​Through SavvyU, Lorraine has enjoyed opportunities to work with students, job seekers, and professionals who have spent significant time living overseas in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, and South America.  ​

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Founder Lorraine Lyman, MS, MA, is a candid and detail-oriented career coach, college-admissions consultant, and Certified Personal Brand Strategist (CPBS) with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Texas A&M University, a master's degree in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University, and a second master's degree in Consciousness and Transformative Studies from John F. Kennedy University

She is a Career Thought Leader (CTL) Associate as well as a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the ​National Resume Writers' Association (NRWA) and the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches (PARW/CC).

Over the years Lorraine has networked and learned from some of the best professionals in multiple industries at the following national conferences: Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA); Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA)CTL, NCDANRWA, and PARW/CC. Her company, SavvyU, aims to empower people to excel in a manner that reflects their best selves and personal brand.

Lorraine's studies and lifetime of achievements at institutions such as the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth and the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science inform how she helps others understand that developing their best selves academically and professionally—in concert with utilizing their strengths and natural abilities—will bring them their own unique brand of success.


Lorraine's career coaching and college-admissions consulting efforts at Savvy Success Unlimited help individuals focus and elevate their narrative, develop their platform, and stand out! 

During each session, strategies are shared, developed, and implemented, particularly with the individual in mind. Clients can apply knowledge gained from SavvyU sessions directly to job and college applications.  ​

SavvyU's ultimate goal is to help people achieve on their pathway to career satisfaction.


Lorraine has coached and consulted with people all over the world from secondary through post-secondary and professional levels at a variety of educational institutions both public and private as well as through her own individual practice. She thoroughly enjoys the diversity of clients that she has worked with over the years and looks forward to continuing to serve people throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world from California to Hawaii, Florida, Texas, Brazil, and China.