About Kathy Goughenour: As a Virtual Assistant (VA) since 2001 and a business coach and trainer of VAs since 2008, Kathy Goughenour earned as much as 6-figures annually working from home ... usually in her pajamas. Kathy says, “As a VA, what you earn, when you work, and who you work for is determined by you. There’s no boss or corporate politics holding you back or directing your destiny.”