Located in the downtown area of Harrisonburg, VA, CPL Coaching was founded in 2012 by Kyle Laver operating under the name Harrisonburg Career Coaching. Primarily focused on individual career coaching for high school, college students, and adults the business was successful from the start. Through offering the niche' service of career coaching to individuals Kyle quickly realized the need for bridging the gap between individual careers and business' desire to create work environments that promote healthy, productive and purpose driven companies. By 2014 Kyle continued to assist individual clients in addition to providing valuable presentations and workshops for organizations and business improving company culture, employee/employer relations and ultimately an increased profitability though efficiency and employee retention.
By 2016 Kyle Harrisonburg Career Coaching reached the opportunity for expansion further into the business services it offered which opened the door to a joint partnership with Mike Forster. In 2017 Harrisonburg Career Coaching went through a name and branding change to CPL Coaching. "CPL" which continues to stand for "Career Purpose Living" a passion both Kyle and Mike share. In addition to the expansion of business services the growing demand for on one-on-one career coaching remained, therefore in 2017 CPL Coaching hired Career Coach Wendy Thompson.